PAI Partners’ Acquisition of HKA

In UK Travers Smith, advised on the matter.

Travers Smith advised Bridgepoint Development Capital with a team including Ian Shawyer (Picture – Corporate M&A), Donald Lowe (Finance), Simon Skinner (Tax M&A and Deal Advisory).

Bridgepoint Development Capital and senior management shareholders sold HKA to PAI Partners.

HKA is now a leading global consultancy in risk mitigation and dispute resolution, providing a comprehensive set of specialist offerings including expert, claims, and advisory services for the capital projects and infrastructure sector. HKA has over 130 partners and more than 1,000 experts, consultants and advisors across 40+ offices in 18 countries.

The Travers Smith team was led by Head of Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Ian Shawyer (Picture), supported by Senior Associate Max Conway, Associate Eilidh Morrison, and Trainee Solicitor Will Legood. Specialist tax advice was provided by Tax Partner Simon Skinner who was supported by Associate Kaleem Khan. Specialist finance advice was provided by Finance Partner Donald Lowe.

Involved fees earner: Max Conway – Travers Smith; Kaleem Khan – Travers Smith; Donald Lowe – Travers Smith; Eilidh Morrison – Travers Smith; Ian Shawyer – Travers Smith; Simon Skinner – Travers Smith;

Law Firms: Travers Smith;

Clients: Bridgepoint Development Capital;

Author: Giulia Di Palma