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Peter Williamson


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

Peter Williamson is a very experienced Partner in the firm's Corporate team.  His principal areas of work include domestic and cross-border private and public mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets (flotations, secondary issues, private placements) and international and domestic joint ventures.  Recently Peter has undertaken a number of debt capital market transactions.

Clients include UK and international public and private companies and financial institutions.

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Relevant experience

  • Acting for Braemar Shipping Service plc on its merger with ACM Shipping Group plc.  The transaction was implemented by means of a Court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement and involved the issue of a prospectus for the admission of new Braemar shares (issued as part of the consideration) to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority.
  • Acted on the sale of Porto Montenegro Marina and Resort, a landmark yacht marina and waterfront development in Montenegro, to The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), the principal investment arm of the Government of Dubai.
  • Acting for McArthurGlen (the European owner and operator of designer outlet centres) on its Spanish joint venture.
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  • Co-authored five General Counsel thought leadership reports as part of the firm's General Counsel initiative.
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  • LLB – University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Barrister and Solicitor - New Zealand
  • Solicitor – England and Wales
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