Mark, a Partner, leads the corporate practice in Dorset and has a wide range of corporate experience including high value complicated M&A transactions, shareholders’ arrangements and investments, corporate reorganisations and share option schemes.
Mark joined Trethowans in December 2016 from Blake Morgan.
Areas of Expertise
Acting for a family-owned removals business operating in both the domestic and international markets on a number of key acquisitions;
Advising a number of private and public companies on share/employee incentive arrangements, including EMI options;
Advising a higher education provider on a number of strategic acquisitions, including the acquisition of a specialist electronics school and a serviced office space to provide support for start-ups;
Acting for a registered charity on the acquisition of an internationally recognised awarding organisation and examination body;
Sale of local success story, iSupply Energy, to Vattenfall. This exciting cross-border transaction reported in the Financial Times provided Vattenfall with a foothold in the UK retail energy market to challenge Britain’s existing big six energy companies.
What others say
Rob Gildert, Chief Executive Officer of iSupply Energy, said, “It was a great pleasure working with Mark and the team from Trethowans. The commitment, camaraderie and support was fantastic and kept us motivated and focused through the hard miles on what became a complex transaction with a mature, much larger counterparty. The advice and guidance maximised our commercial and legal interests without compromising our relationship with our now employers.”
Away from the office
Mark lives with his wife and daughter near Poole. Mark is a keen cyclist, but generally enjoys all sports including football and rugby. Mark has also participated in a number of sporting events for charity including a row around the Isle of Wight to raise funds for the Piam Brown Ward at Southampton General Hospital.