Ashfords advise private equity-backed Kynetec Group on share acquisition


Ashfords have advised Kynetec Group, a private equity-backed client, on the share acquisition of a UK-based data and research business operating globally in the Animal Health sector. 

Corporate partner Jocelyn Ormond led the team with support from corporate lawyers Ross van de Velde and Rebecca French, commercial lawyers Tom Phipps and Hannah Pettit and tax partner John Pindard. The team also supported Kynetec Group with employment and real estate advice.   
Robert Bakewell, senior director of corporate development at Kynetec said: 

“This was an important acquisition for Kynetec, enabling us to expand our global panel coverage and deliver our ongoing commitment to providing trusted insights to our clients in the animal health sector. We were once again very pleased with the dedication and responsiveness of the superb team at Ashfords, in helping us to negotiate the terms of this acquisition and get this deal over the line. We look forward to working with them again.”

The Ashfords team regularly work with private equity backed businesses, management teams and private equity investors, providing the full range of legal support from advising on platform investments, incentivising management teams and protecting intellectual property through to helping to deliver growth and returns on investment via commercial partnerships, bolt-on acquisitions and exits.

For more information, please contact the corporate team.

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