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Howard D. Kleiman

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Mr. Kleiman is a partner in the firm’s Corporate practice group. His major areas of experience cover mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private equity transactions, fund raisings, group reorganisations and joint ventures. Mr. Kleiman has also focused on multi-faceted commercial outsourcing arrangements. He has considerable experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions involving both North American clients investing into Europe and acting for multi-nationals expanding their businesses across Europe. Mr. Kleiman also has particular experience in the automotive industry and has worked on a broad range of transactions including in bound investments, group restructurings and supply agreements.

Professional Background

Howard qualified as a lawyer in 1985 and joined the firm in 1995. He sat on the firm's Partnership Board and is a member of its Advisory Committee.

Additional Information

  • Howard had a regular column in Solicitors' Journal and has appeared in the Legal Network Television series.
  • Advising Continental AG on several acquisitions
  • Advising Halliburton on cross border acquisitions and disposals
  • Advising a US quoted security company on reorganisations and several acquisitions and disposals
  • Advising Kellogg Brown & Root on its disposal of the global production services business
  • Acting for Nationwide Accident Repair Services on its IPO and fund raising on AIM, take private and various acquisitions
  • Advising the vendors on the disposal of the Furlong group of hotels including The Lygon Arms
  • Advising group of investors on the acquisition of the private members club, Home House, in London
  • Advising Henderson Global Investors on various institutional fund acquisitions and participations including the retail warehouse fund
  • Advising the DTI on the corporate aspects of its joint venture with the Wellcome Trust to develop a synchrotron in Oxfordshire