David Ramm


David Ramm


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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Blue Duck Education – sale of EdTech maths education business to Westermann Group*
  • Twizoo – sale of venture capital backed online comparison business to Skyscanner*
  • Codebashing – sale of cyber security training business to Checkmarx*
  • Round Hill Capital – purchase of student accommodation assets in four university cities*
  • ABRY Partners LLP - on its purchase of a controlling interest in Thomson Online Benefits*
  • Citibank - in the sale of its UK Diners Club Card–issuing business. Acted for Citibank in connection with the sale of its Benelux and French Diners Club Card - issuing businesses*
  • sQuidcard, a prepaid card provider - on its £53 million merger with Applied Card Technologies, a transit card provider*
  • Citibank - on the $500 million sale of its English, Scottish, and Northern Irish nonperforming mortgages business to Deutsche Bank*
  • United Technologies - on the sale of a UK security service business to Securitas*
  • Diners Club - on the divestiture of its European Diners Club merchant acquiring business to Elavon*
  • Carlyle Group - on its bid for a credit card services provider in the UK and United States*
  • Led the legal team in connection with Citibank’s sale of one of its Irish financial services businesses*
  • Carlyle Group – on its investments in, and subsequent exit of, Accucard, a credit card services provider that specialised in dynamic personalisation*
  • Citibank - on the sale of its European merchant acquiring business to Euroconex (part of US Bank)*

Private Equity/Venture Capital 

  • Global Processing Services - £44 million funding by UK private equity house Dunedin*
  • Samsung Ventures – strategic venture financing of Graphcore, artificial intelligence semi-conductor developer*
  • CitizenMe – venture financing of data analytics and personal data management business*
  • Confidential client - on the €996 million bid for the 50-year concession to manage, operate, and maintain Aigües Ter Llobregat, the Catalonia water utility in Barcelona*
  • My-Wardrobe, a leading online high-end fashion retailer - on its Series A, Series B, Convertible Loan Note, and Loan Note financings*
  • Stratophase - on a number of rounds of venture financing by East Hill and the spin out of its Covesion business*
  • sQuidcard - on a number of rounds of venture financing*
  • The management of Jimmy Choo - on the £185 million acquisition of Jimmy Choo by Towerbrook*
  • HG Capital - on its acquisition of a UK food retailer*
  • Led the team assisting GMT Communications Partners and Polytechnos - on their investments in Xchangepoint and Packetexchange*
  • Carlyle Group - on its Series A and Series B financing of Accucard, a credit card services provider and the subsequent sale of the business to Lloyds TSB*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts