Building Design Partnership (BDP)’s Acquisition of Pattern Design

In UK Weightmans LLP, advised on the matter.

Hernández & Cía Abogados advised Building Design Partnership Ltd with a team including Diego Carri (Corporate M&A).

Weightmans LLP advised Building Design Partnership Ltd with a team including

Building Design Partnership (BDP) executed the acquisition of Pattern Design.

Building Design Partnership Ltd, doing business as BDP, is a firm of architects and engineers employing over 900 staff in the United Kingdom and internationally.

Founded in 2009 by Dipesh Patel, Pattern developed an enviable portfolio of high-profile sports and entertainment projects. The firm successfully won a series of international competitions and major commissions in the Middle East, North and South America, Europe, China and the United Kingdom; most recently working with Everton Football club on its new 52,000-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock.

Pattern’s widespread experience complements the work completed by BDP at famous sporting venues including Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club, Aintree Racecourse and, most recently, gaining approval for the expansion of the Red Rose grandstand at Emirates Old Trafford for Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Pattern’s 40-strong studio of architects, technologists, computational designers, and support staff will operate as BDP Pattern and continue under the direction of Dipesh Patel, who becomes a Principal.

Weightmans advised Building Design Partnership Limited (BDP) with a team including Paul Wigham (Picture), Kerry Waters and Nicholas Gray.

Hernández & Cía. advised Building Design Partnership Limited (BDP) with Diego Carrión Alvarez Calderón, Andrea Limón and María Fe Álvarez.

Salomon Taylor & Shaw advised Pattern Design Limited on the deal.

Involved fees earner: Diego Carrión – Hernández & Cía Abogados; María Fe Alvarez Calderón – Hernández & Cía Abogados; Andrea Limón – Hernández & Cía Abogados; Kerry Waters – Weightmans LLP; Paul Wigham – Weightmans LLP;

Law Firms: Hernández & Cía Abogados; Weightmans LLP;

Clients: Building Design Partnership Ltd;

Author: Giulia Di Palma