Mark is a partner in the firm's corporate finance team and head of its private equity team.

Mark focuses on private equity and venture capital transactions. He has significant experience advising institutions, management and investee companies on buy-outs, buy-ins, development capital transactions, re-financings and exits.

Mark also advises public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, fundraisings and joint ventures as well as general corporate advice.

  • Advising the management of Oasis Healthcare on the £185 million secondary buy-out from Duke Street by Bridgepoint and subsequently Oasis Healthcare on the acquisition of Den Dental and Total Orthodontics.
  • Advising Beechbrook Capital on the provision of mezzanine finance and equity co-investment in connection with the buy-out of MCP Environmental and other buy-outs.
  • Advising a fund manager on the acquisition of a significant portfolio of commissioned large-scale solar projects in England and France.
  • Advising Darwin Property Investment Management on the acquisition of a number of holiday parks, including Aberconwy Resort & Spa.
  • Advising ITM Power PLC on a placing and open offer to raise £5.8 million and various other fundraisings on AIM.   

What others say...

Mark Shepherd is a fantastic corporate partner. Always adopts a practical approach and is able to convey complex legal matters in an easily accessible format for the non-lawyer.

Legal 500 2021