Paul is a Partner and specialises in advising public and private companies, entrepreneurs and investment banks on public takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, disposals, reverse takeovers, joint ventures, corporate restructurings, reorganisations, returns of capital, IPOs and secondary issues (including rights issues, placings and open offers).
Recently Paul advised Horizon Acquisition Company Plc, a special purpose acquisition company, on its $855m acquisition of US based global temporary power provider APR Energy. He subsequently advised the enlarged APR Energy group on its readmission to trading on the London Stock Exchange with a market capitalisation of approximately £780m. In 2010 Paul advised Horizon on its IPO to the Official List as a standard listing raising £417m. Paul has also been on secondment to the UK division of a large US based conglomerate and he now advises them on UK corporate matters.