Sovereign Capital Partners’ Acquisition of Summit Trust International

Brown Rudnick advised Summit Trust International on the deal.

Summit Trust International, an independent trust services group, announced its sale to Sovereign Capital Partners, a UK private equity Buy & Build specialist.

The acquisition is a further step in the formation of a multi-jurisdictional private client trust business following Sovereign’s purchase of Aquitaine Group, a specialist private client trust and corporate services provider and Federal Trust, a trustee & corporate management company in Guernsey in the last twelve months.

Summit Trust International is an innovative trust company that provides robust, un-conflicted trust and company management advice on a multi-jurisdictional basis. Founded in 1999 as a joint venture with a merchant bank, the company is headquartered in Geneva and has offices in London and the Cayman Islands.

Sovereign Capital Partners is a private equity firm with one of the largest investments and specialist research teams in their market. They partner high quality businesses with management teams to deliver transformational growth. Sovereign Capital Partners focus on businesses in the following sectors: business and technology; healthcare and pharma services; financial services and insurance; and education and training.

The Brown Rudnick team included Partners Neil Foster (Picture) and Tim Davison. 

Involved fees earner: Tim Davison – Brown Rudnick LLP; Neil Foster – Brown Rudnick LLP;

Law Firms: Brown Rudnick LLP;

Clients: Summit Trust International;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini