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Toby Lovett

Toby Lovett

Associate

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

Toby is an associate in the Transactions Team at CMS and has experience in a variety of corporate transactions in the tech and media sectors, including acquisitions, disposals and private equity. 

He has a particular focus on venture capital, advising both companies and investors on a wide range of investment rounds from Seed through to Series C. He is also a core member of the firm's equIP programme, providing advice to a number of its tech start-up members. 

Toby speaks fluent German and spent nine months on secondment to CMS Berlin, where he focused on European venture capital and cross-border M&A transactions in the hotels and leisure sector.

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Relevant experience

  • Koru Kids Ltd on its £10m Series A fundraising.
  • Munich-based fund Acton Capital on its Series C investment into MPB Group Ltd.
  • Behavox Ltd on its $20m Series A fundraising round. 
  • Advance Publications, Inc. on its acquisition of Stage Entertainment group. 
  • Fattal Hotels on its £800m joint acquisition of the Jurys Inn Group.
  • Ministry of Sound Group on the sale of its record label to Sony Music UK.
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Education

  • 2014 – MA (LPC with Business), BPP University College, London
  • 2013 – LL.M. German and European Law and Legal Practice, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin
  • 2012 – LL.B. Law with Legal Studies in Europe, University of Reading, Reading 
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28 July 2016
Olswang ad­vises En­demol Shine Group on launch of Wild Mer­cury Pro­duc­tions
This art­icle was pro­duced by Olswang LLP, which joined with CMS on 1 May 2017.In­ter­na­tion­al tech­no­logy, me­dia and tele­coms law firm Olswang has ad­vised long-stand­ing cli­ent En­demol Shine Group on the...
14 April 2016
Olswang ad­vises DV4 on £1.4 bil­lion Lon­don res­id­en­tial prop­erty deal
This art­icle was pro­duced by Olswang LLP, which joined with CMS on 1 May 2017.In­ter­na­tion­al law firm Olswang has ad­vised long-stand­ing cli­ent DV4, a Del­an­cey ad­vised fund, on the £1.4 bil­lion mer­ger...
10 August 2016
Olswang ad­vises on Min­istry of Sound Re­cord­ing­s' ac­quis­i­tion by Sony Mu­sic...
This art­icle was pro­duced by Olswang LLP, which joined with CMS on 1 May 2017.In­ter­na­tion­al TMT law firm Olswang has ad­vised the Min­istry of Sound Group on the sale of its icon­ic la­bel Min­istry of Sound...

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10 October 2019
CMS ad­vises Koru Kids on £10m series A fund­ing
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Koru Kids, a Lon­don-based start-up which helps find and man­age child­care, on its latest £10m Series A fund­ing round, led by European Ven­ture Cap­it­al firm Atomico...
17 July 2019
CMS ad­vises Ac­ton Cap­it­al on Series C in­vest­ment in­to lead­ing photo and...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised lead­ing growth ven­ture cap­it­al firm Ac­ton Cap­it­al as lead in­vestor on the £9m Series C fund­ing round for MPB Group Ltd. Ex­ist­ing in­vestors Mobeus and Beringea also...