Julian Runnicles

Julian Runnicles advises on cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, buyouts, joint ventures, and strategic alliances. He advises significant businesses across a range of industries including aerospace and aviation, financial services, FMCG, hospitality, logistics, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, TMT, and transportation.

Representative transactions include: structuring/formation of L1 Energy, the oil and gas investment vehicle of LetterOne; Alfa Group's spin-off of its 47.85 percent holding in VimpelCom and its 13.22 percent interest in Turkcell; sale of Danube Foods Group, comprising Imlek, South East Europe's (SEE) largest dairy business, Bambi-Banat, a leading SEE confectionary brand, and Knjaz Milos, one of the largest SEE water and beverage businesses; Goodrich Corporation's aero-engine controls joint venture with Rolls-Royce and the sale by United Technologies Corporation of that joint venture to Rolls-Royce; Sukhoi's aviation joint venture with Alenia Aeronautica; Rosneft's $3.56 billion joint venture with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation; Goldman Sach's co-investment with Lion Capital in (and exit from) an international beverage business; Goode Partners' co-investment with Lion Capital in AllSaints; and advising a consortium comprising Aviva Life and Pensions UK Limited, British Land Plc, Hermes Fund Managers, Land Securities Group Plc, and Prudential Assurance Company Limited in connection with the sale of their respective shareholdings in IPD Group Limited to MSCI Limited. [1]