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Iain Newman

Iain Newman

Co-head of Corporate, UK

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Iain is a Partner and co-leader of the Corporate team, with over 25 years of experience.

His clients include UK and international companies and institutions. Focus areas include advising on acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, flotations on a variety of markets including the Official List and AIM and various overseas markets, secondary fundraisings and takeovers (recommended or hostile) and venture capital transactions. He has also provided strategic advice to boards in relation to boardroom disputes, refinancing arrangements and accounting investigations.

Iain is a judge of the Sunday Times Non-Executive Director Awards and leads the firm's Non-Executive Director Initiative.

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Relevant experience

  • Acting on the flotation of more than 40 companies on a variety of markets including the Official List and AIM..
  • Acting on more than 50 secondary fundraisings.
  • Acting on numerous takeover offers acting for bidder, target or adviser.
  • Acting on various acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures for a range of public and private companies.
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  • BA Hons Jurisprudence – Oxford (1987)
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  • Iain has been a member of the CBI London Council for six years.
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