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Joshua Reynolds

Joshua Reynolds

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Joshua Reynolds

Joshua advises private equity firms, portfolio investments, corporates and other financial investors on a wide range of corporate matters.

He has broad experience advising on domestic and cross-border private M&A transactions (including buyouts and corporate carve-outs), co-investment arrangements and joint ventures across a range of sectors including real estate, infrastructure and technology. He also regularly advises on management incentivisation arrangements, restructuring and other general corporate advice.

Joshua spent a year on secondment at Bain Capital from May 2021 working closely with the real estate investment team on all aspects of their portfolio acquisitions, disposals and joint venture/asset management arrangements.

  • Advising KKR on its $750m investment in Zenobe, a market leading transport electrification and battery storage company.
  • Advising funds managed by Permira on the acquisition of a majority stake in Acuity Knowledge Partners from Equistone Partners Europe.
  • Advising Igneo Infrastructure Partners on the acquisition of Coriance, a developer and operator of urban heating and cooling networks by a bidding consortium.
  • Advising KKR on a number of acquisitions and disposals of real estate assets, including on the sale of three logistics assets to Clarion Partners.
  • Advising Arjun Infrastructure on its acquisition of a 24% stake in Altitude Infra an operator in the French telecommunications infrastructure sector.
  • Advising Bain Capital on a number of acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and co-investment arrangements relating to investments across Europe, including:*
    • Establishing logistics platforms in Italy and Poland.
    • Acquisition of 60 Sloane Avenue, London for $220m.
    • Establishing a Spanish hotels platform with operating partner, Stoneweg.
    • Acquisition of a 285 key hotel on Lake Como, Italy for development into a 5* Marriot Edition hotel.
    • Acquisition of the Estel Building, Barcelona for €120m.
    • Acquisition of the Mercuriales Towers, Paris.
    • Acquisition of several non-performing loan portfolios.
  • Advising Melrose Industries PLC on the sale of BRUSH.*
  • Advising King Street on the acquisition of a multi-use real estate asset in Lisbon, Portugal and related joint venture arrangements.*
  • Advising Link REIT on its acquisition of The Cabot, an office building in Canary Wharf, for £380m.*
  • Advising Inspirit Capital on its agreement to acquire the global energy business of Lloyd’s Register Group.*
  • Advising EMK Capital on the acquisition of Trustonic.*
  • Advising Bregal and EMK Capital on the disposal of three specialist recruitment businesses.*
  • Advised a global supplier of programmable logic devices with its $400m acquisition of a company specialising in application-optimised network solutions and data centers.*
  • Advising a global technology, consulting and operations company on a $275m acquisition of a digital enterprise and cloud transformation consultancy.*
  • Advising a global healthcare company on its $200m disposal of a division of its business.*
  • Advising Maas Capital on a £160m joint venture with Solarplicity relating to a solar energy project.*

* prior to joining Clifford Chance

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Exeter (BA PPE) 2011
  • The University of Law (Bachelor of Laws LLB) 2013
  • Admitted as solicitor in England & Wales 2015
  • Seconded to Bain Capital May 2021
  • Joined Clifford Chance LLP as a Senior Associate May 2022