Portrait of Katie Nagy De Nagybaczon

Katie Nagy De Nagybaczon

Partner
Co-Head of the CMS Consumer Products Group

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

Katie Nagy de Nagybaczon is a partner in the Corporate Team at CMS London. She is Co-Head of the Consumer Products Group and in this position leads an international team of more than 40 partners and a total of more than 100 lawyers in 21 countries. 

Katie specialises in advising entrepreneurs and corporates in the Consumer and Technology, Media and Communications sectors. 

Katie advises on a wide range of corporate transactions but is best known for her expertise in international and UK mergers & acquisitions, advising on the whole lifecycle of business, from start-up, raising money through investment, growth through acquisition and joint venture, and successful exit.

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"Next Generation Partner (Retail and Consumer)"

Legal 500, 2020

"Recommended" (M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £250m+)

Legal 500, 2018

Relevant experience

  • Sony Pictures Television on the sale of its entire UK channels portfolio to US investment firm Narrative Capital.
  • Macquarie Capital as main investor, together with Daiwa Energy & Infrastructure and Aberdeen Standard Investments, on the acquisition of a majority stake in the fibre optic network in rural areas owned by MásMóvil, which will cover more than 1.1 million Spanish households.
  • Global digital performance publisher XLMedia on its US$26 million acquisition of multichannel sports betting digital media platform, Sports Betting Dime.
  • Foresight, a leading infrastructure and private equity investment manager, on its investment in Lightning Fibre, a Sussex based, community minded full fibre network provider.
  • Macquarie Capital on the sale of 13% of Spanish optical Fibre-to-the-Home network provider Pentacom to Daiwa.
  • Wholesale fibre network infrastructure provider CityFibre on the acquisition of FibreNation from TalkTalk and Entanet from management and private equity.
  • The shareholders of Spencer Ogden, a specialist global energy and infrastructure recruitment agency, on the sale of a significant stake in the business to international private equity firm MML Capital Partners.
  • VOD company IROKOtv on the sale of the ROK film studio to French television company Canal+.
  • Online health & beauty retailer The Hut Group on its acquisition of luxury skincare brand ESPA; ;The Hut Group, one of the world’s largest online Health & Beauty retailers and brand owners, on its acquisition of skincare and spa brand ESPA.
  • YOOX NET-A-PORTER on its joint venture with Symphony Investments, an entity controlled by Mohammed Alabbar to create the Middle East’s undisputed leader for online luxury retail.
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Publications

Dec 2019 - Female Entrepreneurs: gender diversity across the UK’s high-growth ecosystem, Newable Beauhurst

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Education

  • 2002 – LPC, College of Law
  • 2001 – LLB in European Legal Studies, University of Bristol, Bristol
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26/09/2022
CMS ad­vises River and Mer­cant­ile (R&M) on £155m in­vest­ment in Spring Fibre
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised spe­cial­ist in­vest­ment man­age­ment com­pany River and Mer­cant­ile on its £155-mil­lion in­vest­ment in whole­sale fibre op­er­at­or Spring Fibre.Well known as a pro­vider of...
08/09/2022
Tech­no­logy Trans­form­a­tion - Con­sumer Products & Re­tail
Di­git­al­isa­tion has trans­formed how con­sumer products are man­u­fac­tured, dis­trib­uted and sold.The push to main­tain a com­pet­it­ive ad­vant­age, drives in­creased in­vest­ment in new tech­no­lo­gies. This in­vest­ment may re­duce op­er­a­tion­al cost and ease the re­ten­tion of leg­acy sys­tems, but what chal­lenges arise and how do busi­nesses ap­proach the chan­ging risk pro­file?This re­port is a deep dive in­to data first pro­duced for the re­port Tech­no­logy Trans­form­a­tion: Man­aging Risks in a Chan­ging Land­scape. In the ori­gin­al re­port we sur­veyed over 500 cor­por­ate coun­sel and risk man­agers from mul­tiple in­dus­tries across the world.Here, we look in de­tail at the 75 re­spond­ents sur­veyed in the con­sumer and re­tail sec­tor, and their per­spect­ives on the risks as­so­ci­ated with busi­ness-crit­ic­al tech­no­lo­gies, in­clud­ing emer­ging tech­no­lo­gies. Our sur­vey shows that busi­nesses across the sec­tor, wheth­er re­tail­ers or man­u­fac­tur­ers, have the same con­cerns but the in­flu­ences on the ad­op­tion of tech­no­logy, the res­ult­ing risks, and the ap­proaches taken to mit­ig­ate or re­solve those risks vary de­pend­ing on wheth­er or not the busi­ness in­volves a dir­ect sales re­la­tion­ship with the con­sumer.Down­load the con­sumer and re­tail sec­tor re­port now to read about: Drivers of tech­no­logy ad­op­tion in the con­sumer and re­tail sec­torNew risks emer­ging and tra­di­tion­al bar­ri­ers to risk man­age­ment­Cur­rent tech­no­logy risks in the con­sumer and re­tail sec­tor­Fu­ture risks and meas­ures to deal with themPre­ferred ap­proaches to tech­no­logy dis­pute res­ol­u­tion for the con­sumer and re­tail sec­tor
15/02/2022
CMS ad­vises Foresight on Con­nect Fibre in­vest­ment
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”), a lead­ing lis­ted in­fra­struc­ture and SME in­vest­ment man­ager, on its in­vest­ment in­to Con­nect Fibre, a com­munity minded, full...
07/12/2021
Spot­light on Sus­tain­ab­il­ity II Decem­ber 2021 - Con­sumer Products News­let­ter
Wel­come to the Decem­ber 2021 edi­tion of the CMS Con­sumer Products News­let­ter!
30/11/2021
TMT World Con­gress
CMS is de­lighted to be back at the in-per­son TMT World Con­gress 2021. Our di­git­al com­mu­nic­a­tions in­fra­struc­ture team looks for­ward to con­nect­ing and re-con­nect­ing with you and oth­er key lead­ers from...
30/09/2021
Net Zero and European Green Deal
Join CMS we­bin­ar on Net Zero and the European Green Deal, which will be presen­ted by Olivia Jam­is­on and Dalia Majum­der – Rus­sell from CMS UK, Ag­nieszka Skorupińska from CMS Po­land and Siobhan Kah­mann...
08/09/2021
FCA con­sulta­tion on new Di­versity and In­clu­sion List­ing Rules
Over the sum­mer, the FCA an­nounced a con­sulta­tion on its pro­pos­al to in­tro­duce a new con­tinu­ing ob­lig­a­tion in the List­ing Rules that would re­quire UK and over­seas com­pan­ies with a UK premi­um or stand­ard...
30/07/2021
CMS Ex­pert Guide to plastics and pack­aging laws
Plastics and pack­aging have at­trac­ted con­sumer, me­dia and le­gis­lat­ive in­terest over re­cent years with an ar­ray of laws be­ing pro­posed to in­centiv­ise be­ha­vi­our­al and design change. Sig­ni­fic­ant re­forms...
Comparable
06/07/2021
Class ac­tions risk in the con­sumer products sec­tor
The num­ber of class ac­tions be­ing filed in Europe is show­ing a re­lent­less up­ward trend with a 120% growth between 2018 and 2020. Drivers be­hind this growth in­clude new pro­ced­ur­al devices, in­creas­ingly...
12/05/2021
Spot­light on Sus­tain­ab­il­ity I May 2021 - Con­sumer Products News­let­ter
Wel­come to May 2021 edi­tion of the CMS Con­sumer Products News­let­ter!
05/05/2021
CMS ad­vises Macquar­ie Cap­it­al on the ac­quis­i­tion of rur­al fibre op­tic as­sets...
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS ad­vised in­vest­ment fund Macquar­ie Cap­it­al as main in­vestor, to­geth­er with Daiwa En­ergy & In­fra­struc­ture and Ab­er­deen Stand­ard In­vest­ments, on the ac­quis­i­tion of a ma­jor­ity...
05/10/2020
CMS ad­vises Foresight on Light­ning Fibre in­vest­ment
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Foresight Group LLP (Foresight), a lead­ing in­fra­struc­ture and private equity in­vest­ment man­ager, on a long-term fin­an­cing agree­ment with Light­ning Fibre, a full...