Robert Fenner

Lawyer, Taylor Wessing, London, UK

Sessions: Day 2, Track A Tax and law issues in ownership transfer: European experiences from a business law perspective

Robert is a Corporate partner at Taylor Wessing specialising in IPOs and secondary issues on the Equity Capital Markets in London and in M&A.
Transactions on which Robert has advised recently include the £180m merger by way of scheme of arrangement of Linton Park plc and fully listed Camellia plc, secondary fundraisings by Faroe Petroleum, Mintails and Manpower Software, the takeover of James R Knowles (Holdings) plc, the sale of Cramer Systems to Amdocs for $425m, the sale of Jacobs Rimell to Amdocs and the sale of Protocol Skills, acting for Bridgepoint Capital, to Close Brothers Private Equity. Robert has 20 years experience in advising both brokers and companies on public market transactions and in advising on M&A.
A regular speaker at external conferences, Robert has spoken at many IPO and Listing Rules conferences. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge and qualified at Linklaters.

Robert Fenner’s work is of an ‘ extremely high standard and is carried out effectively’ – Legal 500 2009