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.

  • Acted for Brookfield in connection with its joint venture with Cambridge Power to develop a portfolio of UK solar and battery storage projects.
  • Acted for Forsa/Riverstone on the sale of its distributed flexible power generation platform to Tiger Infrastructure.
  • Acted for Octopus/Fern in connection with a number of acquisitions of fibre network companies.
  • Acted for Genus plc on its partial acquisition of genetics business, Xelect.
  • Acted for Progressive Energy in connection with an investment to build and operate a low carbon hydrogen production facility.
  • Acted for oncology accelerator, Cumulus Oncology, on its US$5.6m funding round led by EOS Advisory LLP.
  • Acted for BayWa r.e. UK on its acquisition of various onshore wind farms.
  • Acted for William Grant & Sons on its acquisition of Drambuie.
  • Acted for private equity firm, Inverleith, on its acquisitions and investments in Montezuma’s chocolates, Montane outdoor clothing, Eden Mill Gin and Farmison.
  • Acted for Heineken UK on the sale of WaverleyTBS.
  • Acted for the sellers of BSW Timber in the sale to Endless LLP.
  • Acted for the sellers of insurtech business, Qdos Group, in the sale to Tokio Marine HCC.

What others say...

Danny is very calm, very knowledgeable and really good to work with. He's a good negotiator who can distil things down to key issues in transactions.

Chambers UK 2024