Pollen Street Capital’ acquisition of The Underwriting Exchange and London Ireland Market Exchange


Eversheds Sutherland has advised Pollen Street Capital (PSC), the majority owner of Specialist Risk Investments Limited, on the double acquisition of The Underwriting Exchange and London Ireland Market Exchange.

The global legal practice advised in relation to UK and Irish law issues including regulatory requirement in the UK and Ireland. This transaction was in addition to advising client PSC on the acquisition of Miles Smith Insurance Group by Specialist Risk Investments Limited earlier this year.

Eversheds Sutherland has advised Pollen Street Capital on the deal with a team led in the UK by Partner Paul Pugh (picture) and in Ireland by Gavin O’Flaherty with support from Partners Paula Gaddum, Alan Connell and Marie McGinley, Principal Associates Christopher Ives and Eve England, Senior Associate Ben Podrey, Associates Joel Clendinning, Helen A’Bear, Jonathan Palmer, James Burnie, Zoe Haden, Victoria Northedge, Aine Lee and Maria O’Brien, Senior Legal Consultant Kerry Boyle, Solicitors Christine Quigley, David McKeating, Emma Hartnett, Robert Dever and James Connolly and Trainees Tom Slevin, Martyna Brulinska and Kirsty Farrell.

Involved fees earner: Helen A’Bear – Eversheds Sutherland; James Burnie – Eversheds Sutherland; Joel Clendinning – Eversheds Sutherland; Alan Connell – Eversheds Sutherland; Eve England – Eversheds Sutherland; Paula Gaddum – Eversheds Sutherland; Zoe Haden – Eversheds Sutherland; Christopher Ives – Eversheds Sutherland; Aine Lee – Eversheds Sutherland; Marie McGinley – Eversheds Sutherland; Victoria Northedge – Eversheds Sutherland; Maria O’Brien – Eversheds Sutherland; Gavin O’Flaherty – Eversheds Sutherland; Jonathan Palmer – Eversheds Sutherland; Ben Podrey – Eversheds Sutherland; Paul Pugh – Eversheds Sutherland;

Law Firms: Eversheds Sutherland;

Clients: Pollen Street Capital;