Apollo’s Acquisition of Miller Homes

In UK Sidley Austin LLP, advised on the matter.

Sidley Austin LLP advised Apollo Global Management with a team including Patrick Harrison (Competition Law), Paul Dunbar (Picture – Corporate M&A), Dan Graham (Corporate M&A), Andrew Fox (Dispute Resolution), Susan Fanning (Executive Compensation), Peter McCorkell (Executive Compensation), Bryan Robson (Finance), Emilie Stewart (Finance), Lyndsey Laverack (Real Estate), Jade Williams-Adedeji (Real Estate), Oliver Currall (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Affiliates of Apollo announced their agreement to acquire Miller Homes Group Limited (Miller Homes) from Bridgepoint Group plc. Miller Homes is one of the UK’s leading homebuilders, with a focus on building high-quality family homes in regional markets in England and Scotland. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2022.

The Sidley team is being led by Private Equity partner Paul Dunbar (Picture) and senior managing associate Jonathon Hamill, supported by John Hughes, Simmy Sanghera, and Harriet Steel (Private Equity); and Oliver Currall, Nicole Bieber, and Andrew Dibden (Tax). Other team members include Lyndsey Laverack and Dan Graham (Private Equity); Jade Williams-Adedeji, Jo Bainton, and Jack Mayall (Real Estate); Bryan Robson, Emilie Stewart, and Matilda Dolin (Global Finance); Patrick Harrison (Antitrust/Competition); Andrew Fox and Jonathan Lafferty (Commercial Litigation and Disputes); Susan Fanning, Peter McCorkell, and Alex Down (Labor, Employment and Immigration); Struan Oliver (Corporate); Steve Quinn and Pranith Mehta (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Nicole Bieber – Sidley Austin LLP; Oliver Currall – Sidley Austin LLP; Andrew Dibden – Sidley Austin LLP; Matilda Dolin – Sidley Austin LLP; Alex Down – Sidley Austin LLP; Paul Dunbar – Sidley Austin LLP; Susan Fanning – Sidley Austin LLP; Andrew Fox – Sidley Austin LLP; Dan Graham – Sidley Austin LLP; Jonathon Hamill – Sidley Austin LLP; Patrick Harrison – Sidley Austin LLP; Jonathan Lafferty – Sidley Austin LLP; Lyndsey Laverack – Sidley Austin LLP; Jack Mayall – Sidley Austin LLP; Peter McCorkell – Sidley Austin LLP; Pranith Mehta – Sidley Austin LLP; Struan Oliver – Sidley Austin LLP; Steve Quinn – Sidley Austin LLP; Bryan Robson – Sidley Austin LLP; Simmy Sanghera – Sidley Austin LLP; Harriet Steel – Sidley Austin LLP; Emilie Stewart – Sidley Austin LLP; Jade Williams-Adedeji – Sidley Austin LLP;

Law Firms: Sidley Austin LLP;

Clients: Apollo Global Management;

Author: Giulia Di Palma