Ben Perry

Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Ben Perry

Ben Perry

Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Biography

Ben Perry practices primarily English law and advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions including cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity, leveraged and project finance and capital markets. He is recommended in the 2015 edition of IFLR1000, the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom and the 2013 and 2014 editions of Super Lawyers for his M&A and private equity work.

Since 2010, Ben has overseen the development of a trainee solicitor programme in the London office, which welcomed its first trainee solicitors in 2013. Ben was named “Best Training Principal” at the LawCareers.Net Training and Recruitment Awards in 2014. He is also a member of the Training Committee of the City of London Law Society.

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* Apollo Management and CVC Capital Partners on the takeover of Brit Insurance by Fairfax
* Mecom Group in its acquisition of De Persgroep
* Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division on its acquisition of a 50% stake in Hastings Insurance
* Apollo Management and CVC Capital Partners on their acquisition, and on the IPO, of Brit Insurance
* Lightyear Capital on its acquisition of a majority interest in Cooper Gay Swett & Crawford
* CGI Group on its acquisition of Logica
* Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of a stake in Grupo Costanera, its acquisition (as part of a consortium) of AWG, its funding for Genivar’s offer for WSP, its arrangements with Hermes Infrastructure to acquire a stake in Associated British Ports and various other transactions
* APR Energy on its acquisition of GE's power rental business
* Goldman Sachs as financial adviser to Vista Equity Partners on their acquisition of Misys, to Cirrus Logic on its acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics and to Nikon Corporation on its acquisition of Optos
* Rio Tinto on its sale of the Alcan Beauty Packaging business to Sun Capital Partners
* A consortium led by Silver Lake Partners on the acquisition of Skype
* Arcandor (formerly KarstadtQuelle) on the merger of Thomas Cook with MyTravel
* The chairman and CEO of Abbot Group on the company’s acquisition by First Reserve
* PAION on its acquisition of CeNeS Pharmaceuticals
* Finmeccanica on the financing for its acquisition of DRS Technologies
* Constellation Energy on the sale of its international commodities business
* The consortium that owns and operates the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline on commercial and shareholder arrangements and financing

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Sullivan & Cromwell provides legal advisory services to financial, healthcare, insurance, real estate, energy, other sectors.

Transactions
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CyrusOne, Inc. purchases Zenium Technology Partners Ltd. from Soros Fund Management LLC

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Antin Infrastructure Partners SAS, Goldman Sachs Asset Management LP (Private Equity), Cityfibre Infrastructure Holdings /Pvt Group, West Street Global Infrastructure Partners III LP purchase CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings Plc

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Royal Philips, Philips Holding USA, Inc. purchase Electrical Geodesics, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
Admitted to the England and Wales Bar
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