Carey Olsen advised the consortium of buyers on their
acquisition of Sandpiper CI, the Channel Islands' leading
retailer, which recently completed.
Ravenscroft Limited assembled the consortium, which indicated
its intention to purchase Sandpiper plc in November 2015. It
includes Bailiwick Investments Limited, Sealyham Investments
Limited and other Ravenscroft Limited private clients. The existing
Sandpiper management are also investors and will continue to run
Carey Olsen advised on all aspects of the purchase providing
full-service corporate and other specialist legal advice including
The pan-Channel Island team included corporate partner Mike
Jeffrey and senior associate James Willmott (who led on the deal)
in Jersey, Guernsey partner Tony Lane and Jersey associate
Katherine Tresca. Property partners Chris Philpott, in Jersey, and
Jason Morgan, in Guernsey, together with senior associates Will
Whitehead and Jonathan Anderson, provided property advice across
the Channel Islands.
Mr Willmott, said: "Carey Olsen's corporate team is
noted for its strength in advising on mergers and acquisitions and
this acquisition demonstrates the firm's seamless cross-border
expertise using our specialists across both islands in a
significant deal for the Channel Islands."
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