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Tom Jameson


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

Tom is a partner in the Transactions Team at CMS, and a member of our Corporate Technology sector.

With established expertise in investments, group reorganisations and mergers and acquisitions, Tom advises a variety of clients (entrepreneurs / start-ups, established management teams and investment houses) across all aspects of the corporate lifecycle; from initial VC / Growth Capital investment rounds, through to more complex private equity fundraising and, ultimately, company disposals/exits.

Having acted for both management teams and investors, his 360-degree experience enables him to spot potential issues early, and project manage transactions efficiently and effectively.

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"…a critical driving force in all transaction matters to meet our timeline, and did so with good humour, and a mindboggling work ethic."

Joanne Yuan, VP of Investment, Turn/River Capital

"Tom is knowledgeable, thorough yet efficient and responsive. My level of confidence in Tom is such that for many issues he is the first point of contact. Tom conveys his views and thoughts precisely and calmly and with an air of quiet confidence".

Michael Galai, Chief Legal Officer, Telit Communications plc

Relevant experience

  • Turn/River Capital on its investments in SaaS companies Huddle, Acunetix and Netsparker.
  • Livingbridge on its investments in Efficio, Portman Healthcare and Direct Ferries.
  • Rocket Internet on the acquisition of Just Eat’s Indian business.
  • Sun Capital Partners on the acquisition of Strada.
  • Captify Media Limited on its Series B fundraising led by Smedvig Capital.
  • Virtualstock Holdings Limited on its Series B fundraising with Notion Capital.
  • DRIVETRIBE, the digital media platform and online community founded by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, on its Series A and B fundraising rounds.
  • Graphite Capital (and management) on the management buy-out and rollover in The Groucho Club.
  • 32Red plc on its £175million acquisition by Kindred Group plc.
  • Double Negative, Europe's largest provider of visual effects for film, on the multi-million pound sale of the group to Prime Focus World.
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  • 2008 – LPC, Kaplan Law School, London
  • 2006 – LLB, Law, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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