Alex Butler Associate

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Contact Details

Alex is an Associate in the Corporate team based in Cardiff. 

Main areas of practice

Alex specialises in advising on corporate transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, management buy-outs and equity investments.  He also advises clients on a variety of corporate governance matters including share buy-backs, internal compliance issues, shareholder agreements and general Companies Act compliance.

Alex has also advised on a variety of banking and finance matters, including working with internationally recognised banks and other lending institutions on a variety of secured and unsecured lending matters.

Clients

Alex acts for a wide range of regional and national clients, including public and private companies, partnerships, private individuals and internationally recognised banks. 

Significant experience

Corporate

  • Advising a leading international business consultancy company on an asset acquisition of the Russian business of a UK based competitor.
  • Advised a local aviation company on a £1.6 million equity and debt investment received from Finance Wales Investments Limited.
  • Advised on a £1.5 million asset acquisition of a flight simulator business by the same aviation company.
  • Advised Finance Wales Investments Limited on various corporate finance matters, including a £1.3 million investment in a local life sciences company.
  • Advised a nationally recognised PR and marketing plc on various corporate governance matters.
  • Advised a major welsh sporting organisation on the creation of a joint venture company.
  • Advised the sixth oldest company currently registered in England and Wales on the modernisation of its constitutional documents.

Banking

  • Advised a major public sector client on a £180 million re-finance of existing debt (including a fresh debt investment of £17 million).
  • Advised an international bank on the investment it provided for a £7.5 million management buyout of a UK based company with offices in Africa and the Middle East.

Expertise

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