Liam Arthur


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Liam is a Partner in William Fry's Corporate Group. He advises on a broad spectrum of corporate transactions, with particular experience in counselling private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds and other financial sponsors on M&A, leveraged buyouts, equity investments, consortium transactions and joint ventures.  He also advises credit funds on equity investments made in connection with their direct lending businesses,
Prior to joining William Fry, Liam was a Partner in the London office of Proskauer, where he spent six years, prior to which he worked at Debevoise & Plimpton and SJ Berwin in London, and Arthur Cox in Dublin.

Experience highlights prior to joining William Fry include advising:

  • Park Holidays on its acquisition by Sun Communities, Inc.
  • Bolloré Group on the disposal of Blue Point London to Total.
  • Investcorp on its acquisitions of ABAX, a Nordic telematics business, and Kee Safety, a UK-headquartered provider of safety systems.
  • GIC on the take-private of ZPG plc alongside Silver Lake, and its investment in Greenko, the leading renewable energy producer in India.
  • Ares Capital on a number of financings and refinancings, including of the Ardonagh Group, BMI Healthcare and Think Money.
  • Carlyle on its investment in PA Consulting.
  • Executives and employee shareholders of Sky Betting & Gaming on the sale of a controlling stake to CVC and subsequent acquisition by Stars Group.
  • Universal Music Group on the sale of Parlophone Label Group to Warner Music Group.