Michelle Jones - DAC Beachcroft
Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones is a corporate lawyer in our London office.

She has over 10 years' experience of advising on a broad range of corporate, and corporate finance issues for both private and public companies operating in a variety of sectors, and at all stages of their corporate lives.

Michelle specialises in public company work, particularly AIM and NEX Exchange admissions, reverse acquisitions, capital raisings, schemes of arrangement, takeovers, Rule 9 waivers and disposals. She has worked on a wide range of transactions from the very large to the relatively small, as well as transactions having multi-jurisdictional elements.

Also, she advises companies on their ongoing compliance with company law and relevant listing rules, as well as finding solutions to clients' everyday legal and commercial problems.

Michelle is recognised in Legal 500 as an 'absolutely safe pair of hands' and is praised for her 'excellent commercial sense and understanding'.

Recent transactions on which Michelle has led the advice include:

  • Advising Warpaint London plc on its admission to AIM and associated £23 million fundraising;

  • Advising TLA Acquisitions plc on the announced bid for it by Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp. by way of a scheme of arrangement;

  • Advising Tower Gate Capital plc on its acquisition by MJ Group Holdings Limited by way of a takeover offer;

  • Advising Crimson Tide plc on its court approved reduction of capital;

  • Advising Castle Street Investments plc on its reverse acquisition of Selection Services Investments Limited, £30 million secondary fundraising and re-admission to AIM;

  • Advising an AIM-listed company on two secondary fundraisings worth £21 million and two tender offers in a 15 month period;

  • Advising Zeus Capital Limited and Peel Hunt LLP on CentralNic Group plc's acquisition of Instra Group and associated placing;

  • Advising MXC Capital plc on its re-domiciliation to Guernsey by way of a scheme of arrangement to insert a new holding company and admission to AIM;

  • Advising several tech start-up companies on secondary fundraisings worth around £2.5 million, including work on shareholders' agreements and new articles of association.

Michelle qualified in 2004 having trained with the firm.

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