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K&L Gates Advises Leaders Romans Group CEO and Management Team on Acquisition

27 January 2022

London - Global law firm K&L Gates LLP advised the CEO and management team of Leaders Romans Group (LRG) on the acquisition of the business by Platinum Equity from existing investor Bowmark.
London private equity partner James Cross led the K&L Gates team that acted for CEO Peter Kavanagh and the management team of LRG. The multidisciplinary team from London also included support from private equity associates Toby Karenowski and Andrew Poole; employment partner Paul Callegari; and employment associate Natalie Taylor.
James Cross said: “We very much enjoyed acting for Peter and the management team of LRG on this important transaction. They are a fantastic team; it was a pleasure to be of assistance to them and we wish them and Platinum Equity every success in the future.”
LRG CEO Peter Kavanagh commented: “We selected K&L Gates because of their strong market reputation advising both PE funds and PE-backed management teams and have been very impressed with the knowledge and commitment of the team.” 
LRG is one of the UK’s largest property services firms, specialising in residential property lettings, sales and associated professional services.  Formed from the merger of two Bowmark companies (Leaders Lettings and Romans Group) in 2016, the group today has a nationwide network of 210 branches and offices and manages over 62,000 properties across the UK.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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