Jack Shepherd is a partner in the Corporate Team at CMS London. He specialises in advising corporate clients and investment banks on equity capital markets transactions and cross-border public and private M&A. He works with a diverse range of businesses across different sectors, with a particular focus on real estate and technology companies.
For over 11 years he has been helping clients with IPOs and secondary issues on both the Main Market and AIM . He also helps clients with public takeovers (both recommended and hostile), private acquisitions and disposals, bond issues, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and early stage investments.
Jack regularly advises our listed clients on issues relating to the Listing Rules, AIM Rules, Disclosure Rules, Prospectus Regulation Rules, Takeover Code and Market Abuse Regulation, as well as general company law and corporate governance issues.
Clients appreciate his ability to project manage large, complex cross-border deals, as well as provide legal advice that is easy to understand. Having completed secondments at a leading hedge fund and an investment bank, he understands the pressures facing clients both internally and externally, ensuring that his advice is responsive and commercial.