J.C. Flowers & Co and Bain Capital Credit’s Purchase Of An Equity Stake In The Co-operative Bank

Macfarlanes has advised J.C. Flowers & Co and Bain Capital Credit on the deal.

J.C. Flowers & Co and Bain Capital Credit acquired an equity stake in The Co-operative Bank from BlueMountain Capital.

The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approval, will see J.C. Flowers & Co and Bain Capital Credit becoming significant investors in the bank alongside its five other existing financial sponsor investors.

The Macfarlanes team for this matter was led by corporate and M&A partner Justin Hope (Picture) with assistance from senior solicitor Eniga de Montfort and solicitor Michael Sweeney. Regulatory expertise was provided by financial services partner Andrew Henderson and solicitor Mark Lawrence.


Involved fees earner: Eniga de Montfort – Macfarlanes LLP; Andrew Henderson – Macfarlanes LLP; Justin Hope – Macfarlanes LLP; Mark Lawrence – Macfarlanes LLP; Michael Sweeney – Macfarlanes LLP;

Law Firms: Macfarlanes LLP;

Clients: JC Flowers & Co., LLC;

Federica Tiefenthaler

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler