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Nick Blair

Nick Blair

Partner

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Nick Blair is a partner in the Corporate Group, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity investments, joint ventures and reorganisations. He advises clients across a variety of sectors, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure sectors.

Nick has a keen interest in international work, with expertise in cross-border mergers and has a strong track record of advising multinational clients on UK transactions.

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Relevant experience

  • Repsol on the sale of its offshore wind power business in the United Kingdom to SDIC Power of China for EUR 238m.
  • SSE on the GBP 326m sale of street lighting projects to Equitix.
  • SSE on its disposal of three consented onshore windfarm sites to Blue Energy.
  • EDF Energy Renewables on the acquisition of the Barmoor onshore wind farm from Duke Energy and Statkraft.
  • Exiting shareholders and management on an investment by CBPE Capital in Anesco.
  • An unsuccessful bidder for Thames Tideway on its consortium arrangements.
  • Gravis Capital Partners on its acquisition of Aberdeen Schools 3Rs PFI project from LBI.
  • Grosvenor House Group on its acquisition of various infrastructure projects.
  • CALA Group on its GBP 210m disposal to Patron Capital and Legal & General.
  • Plastics Capital plc on placings to fund the acquisitions of Shengli and Flexipol.
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Education

  • 2003 – LPC, University of Northumbria
  • 2002 – CPE, University of Northumbria
  • 2001 – Economics & Business Management, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
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