Overview

Danny is a corporate finance partner, based in the firm's Edinburgh office. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and joint ventures. Danny's primary focus is in the energy sector (renewables in particular), but also acts for a number of clients in the technology, life sciences and food and drink sectors.

Experience
  • Acted for a UK based renewable energy company in the sale of a wind farm.
  • Acted for a network of renewable energy innovators in connection with various acquisitions, including Green Hedge and Bishopthorpe Wind Farm.
  • Acted for a Scottish provider of energy and ancillary services in the sale of its shareholding.
  • Acted for a green energy provider based in London on various transactions, including the sale of a wind farm. 
  • Acted for the sellers on the sale of an independent hydropower project developer, as well as for the company on various private equity investments.
  • Acted for a wind power developer and operator on its acquisition of 25% of a wind farm.
  • Acted for a Scotch whisky distiller on its acquisition of a brand of liqueur.
  • Acted for an investor in consumer brand businesses on its partial acquisition and investment in a family run chocolate business. 
  • Acted for leading pub, cider and beer business on the sale of a UK drinks wholesaler.
  • Acted for the sellers of an InsurTech company in the £100 million sale to an international insurance company.
  • Acted for a transformer of innovative technology on the sale of a developer and manufacturer of 3D sensing systems.
  • Acted for a market leading breeder of poultry on an acquisition.
  • Acted for the UK's leading sawmill company on a variety of acquisitions.

What others say...

Danny is "a solid corporate lawyer with a good knowledge of finance matters" who is "very au fait with current market trends".

Chambers and Partners, 2018