The Legal 500: BDB Pitmans boasts strong client roster

BDB Pitmans has expertise in the areas of M&A, takeovers, restructuring and AIM listings. The firm boasts a strong and varied client roster in the financial services, real estate, oil and gas and automotive sectors, among others, says The Legal 500.

Oliver Pilkington has a particular expertise in equity capital markets, and John Hutchinson leads on M&A transactions and private equity investments. Corporate partner Stephanie Perry is noted for acquisitions and disposals, and management buyouts and buyins.

Practice head(s): Oliver Pilkington

Other key lawyers: Stephanie Perry; John Hutchinson


Bridges Fund Management; FinnCap; Royal Berkshire Shooting Group; Berenberg Bank; Waylands Automotive


  • Advised FinnCap and Berenberg, joint brokers, on a placing of new and existing shares in Taptica International Ltd, to raise gross proceeds of approximately $55m.
  • Advised CALA Homes on its takeover by FTSE-100 insurer Legal & General Capital, following the acquisition of the majority stake for £315m.
  • Acted for Totaltec Oilfield Services in raising initial equity finance to start up a Guyana based oilfield services company from numerous investors based across several jurisdictions.
  • Advised John O’Hanlon and Waylands Automotive on the acquisition of a Volvo dealership.