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Clifford Chance advises Five V Capital on acquisition of Sea to Summit

9 June 2022

Clifford Chance advises Five V Capital on acquisition of Sea to Summit

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has advised Australian private equity fund manager Five V Capital Pty Ltd on its Fund IV's acquisition of Sea to Summit, a global adventure equipment business with over 1,000 products distributed across 70+ countries.

Lead partner Reuben van Werkum commented, "We are delighted to bring our market-leading private equity M&A expertise to advise on this landmark transaction for Five V Capital. This deal represents their largest investment to date from Five V Fund IV, which raised over A$550 million late last year. We wish Five V every success in the next phase of Sea to Summit’s accelerated global growth."

Reuben, and partner Andrew Crook, were supported by senior associates Aditya Ralhan, Sarah Jenkins, and associate Sarah Bowe in Sydney.

Clifford Chance has a longstanding track record advising Five V Capital, a certified B Corporation, most recently assisting with Five V's sale of Zenith Group, sale of majority stake in Education Perfect, and acquisition of APP Corporation.