The William Pears Group and Pears Partnership Capital’s Acquisition Of A Majority Stake In Verdant Leisure

Macfarlanes has advised The William Pears Group and Pears Partnership Capital on the deal.

The William Pears Group and Pears Partnership Capital will work alongside and support the management team of Verdant Leisure in continuing its growth strategy for the UK holiday market.

The deal is subject to regulatory approval.

Verdant Leisure is a bespoke holiday park operator offering self-catering holidays and holiday home ownership across Scotland, Northumberland and Durham.

William Pears Group is one of Britain’s largest property companies, with £6 billion of property in London and south-east England.

The Macfarlanes team was led by corporate and M&A partner Jessica Adam (Picture) with assistance from senior solicitor Mark Stephens. Finance advice was provided by partner Kirstie Hutchinson with assistance from senior solicitor Jack Bodkin and solicitor Frankie Mosely. Real estate advice came from partner Tom Pedder and senior counsel Cate Taylor and tax expertise was provided by partner Ceinwen Rees and senior solicitor Laura Foley.

Involved fees earner: Jessica Adam – Macfarlanes LLP; Jack Bodkin – Macfarlanes LLP; Laura Foley – Macfarlanes LLP; Kirstie Hutchinson – Macfarlanes LLP; Frankie Mosely – Macfarlanes LLP; Tom Pedder – Macfarlanes LLP; Ceinwen Rees – Macfarlanes LLP; Mark Stephens – Macfarlanes LLP; Cate Taylor – Macfarlanes LLP;

Law Firms: Macfarlanes LLP;

Clients: William Pears Group of Companies Limited;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler