People / Nicholas Foss-Pedersen

Nicholas Foss-Pedersen is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the London office of Haynes Boone. His practice includes representing companies, shareholders and investors in a variety of business transactions, with a concentration in mergers and acquisitions. His other areas of practice include private equity and venture capital-backed transactions; joint venture and shareholder structures and arrangements; AIM market IPOs and private placements (representing issuers and brokers); and general corporate matters and representation.

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  • Acted for London Stock Exchange Main Market listed company on acquisitions in Germany, Brazil, Russia and USA.
  • Acted for owner-managers on sales of companies to NYSE listed buyers.
  • Acted for closed-ended real estate investment company on sales of Brazilian assets.
  • Acted for buyers and sellers on private sales and acquisitions.
  • Acted for bidders, targets and financial advisers on Takeover Code regulated sales, acquisitions and auction processes.
  • Acted for Issuers, nominated advisers and brokers on admissions to trading on AIM and fundraisings.
  • Acted for companies, owners and managers on sales to and investments by venture capital and private equity funds and investee companies.
  • Acted for emerging market focused private equity fund on sales of African assets.
  • Acted for private equity fund on sales of UK assets.


Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, 1998

LL.B. (Hons.), Law with German Law, Kings College London and Universitaet Passau, 1996





England and Wales

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Haynes Boone Counsels Morae in Strategic Acquisition of Exigent
November 07, 2023

Haynes and Boone, LLP served as legal counsel for Houston-headquartered Morae Global Corporation in its acquisition of Exigent Group Limited, a UK-based technology and legal services provider. The deal allows Houston-based Morae to double its global capacity of legal technology offerings to serve more than 1,000 clients, making it one of the largest companies in the industry. Haynes Boone Seni [...]