Gavin is head of our private equity team. Recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as a Tier 1 legal advisor, Gavin specialises in acting for founders, management teams and private equity funds on transactions, governance and restructurings.
Having trained with the firm in the early 90s, he has been central to the growth of the firm’s private equity practice into a leading Top 20 firm nationally. Gavin enjoys the mix of acting for both institutions and management teams - he is ideally placed to see the landscape from all perspectives. Gavin’s clients include funds such as BGF, LDC, Apiary, North Edge, R Capital and Palatine.
Gavin has previously been awarded ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ by Insider magazine and excels in making connections across his broad network which provides business opportunities for his clients. He is proud to work with management teams and founders on the life cycle of their businesses.
Advised Business Growth Fund (BGF) on a key growth investment into specialist mobile data SIM business, Jola Cloud Solutions Ltd.
Acting for the management team of Care Fertility on its tertiary buy-out funded by Nordic Capital.
Advising management and LDC on the secondary buyout of Little Fish funded by Bowmark.
"Gavin Cummings gives clear and confident advice, and is able to get to the real issues quickly and propose strong solutions."
"He is fantastic to work with. He is commercial, very knowledgeable on the current market, and pragmatic."
"He is a fantastic corporate lawyer with a great, straightforward approach."
"He is pragmatic, gives down-to-earth advice, is a good problem solver and gives a balanced view."
Browne Jacobson advises Buttress Group shareholders on H2 Equity Partners investment
Browne Jacobson advise Management on One Equity Partners’ significant investment into digital media group MSQ
Browne Jacobson advise Cubo on investment to support expansion
Browne Jacobson advises LDC on investment in water and environmental sustainability specialist Stonbury
Browne Jacobson dealmakers advise LDC on significant investment in global advertising partner
Corporate dealmakers advise on key acquisition of Leeds based fertility health clinic
Browne Jacobson’s Private Equity specialists advise on sale of UK’s leading fertility clinic chain
Browne Jacobson’s private equity dealmakers have advised the management sellers of CARE Fertility (CARE) on the sale of the entire issued share capital of CARE for an undisclosed amount.
Browne Jacobson advise on global tech sale of Nottingham based Centiq
Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team have advised on the sale of tech services provider, Centiq to international based SoftwareONE group