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Boyes Turner Corporate Deals Update
16 October 2015

Chris Dobson writes about two recent acquisition deals completed by Boyes Turner's M&A & Commercial Group spanning the Technology, Media & Telecommunications and Construction industries.

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Boyes Turner's M&A & Commercial Group have advised Boston-based, US client peerTransfer Corporation (now trading as Flywire) on its acquisition of international payment service provider, Uni-Pay Limited for an undisclosed sum.

The Boyes Turner team was led by Rob Rice (Corporate) supported throughout by Chris Dobson (Corporate), Holly Strube (Commercial), Mark Blunden (Commercial) and Darren Smith (Employment).

Flywire is the leading provider of global payment solutions in the education sector and began operating in the UK two years ago, where it now serves over 120 UK educational clients, making it the market leader in the UK.

Uni-Pay offers payment and collection services for international students studying in the UK and counts a number of leading Universities, including the Universities of Durham and Leeds as its clients.

Commenting on the transaction, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer of Flywire, Peter Butterfield said, "The entire BT team proactively worked the transaction from start to finish, offering both creative and practical advice through to closure."

Construction

Chris Dobson has recently advised Premier Pipeline Limited on its share purchase of Lansdowne Products Limited for an undisclosed sum.

Premier Pipeline operates at the forefront of the UK market in the supply of concrete pumping accessories and its acquisition of Lansdowne Products has brought the market-leading pump priming solution product, 'Prime-a-Pump' under its ownership.

Commenting on the deal, Chris said – "It was very satisfying to be able to complete this acquisition for our client, it was well aware of the qualities of the 'Prime-a-Pump' product and the completion of this transaction represents the conclusion of a strategic and exciting move for the continued development of the Premier Pipeline business as a whole."

To see more of this years completed deals click here.

For more information about the Corporate group please contact Chris Dobson on [email protected] or 0118 952 7103

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