Hein Visser


Hein Visser
Hein Visser is a Private Equity Counsel in London, specialising in advising private equity and other financial investors on buyouts, growth equity/minority investments, and exits.

He has advised leading private equity sponsors and corporates on a wide range of cross-border and domestic acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, listings and general corporate and commercial matters. Prior to relocating to the United Kingdom, Hein worked at a leading South African law firm.

  • Bain Capital on its acquisition, together with Nextalia, of the Deltatre group.
  • Sun Capital Partners on the $540m sale of the C&K group.
  • Bain Capital on its €1.7bn acquisition of Valeo Foods.
  • technology companies on growth, funding and minority investment matters.
  • Providence Equity Partners on its £300m acquisition of Node 4.
  • Kantar (a portfolio company of Bain Capital) on the $375m carve-out and sale of its Health division
  • Advent International on the $3bn merger of the TSG and Clearent groups.
  • Exide on the $560m credit bid sale of its European and rest of world business to its noteholders.
  • the Ellerman Group on the sale of the Ritz Hotel and related operations.
  • H/2 Capital Partners on creditor, corporate and restructuring matters relating to the Four Seasons Health Care group.
  • Lee Equity Partners on the acquisition of the McLarens group.
  • Westinghouse on the $4.6 billion sale of its global business to Brookfield.
  • OMERS Private Equity on its £820m acquisition of the Alexander Mann group.
  • Equiniti on its rights issue.
  • General Electric on the European aspects of its $6.9 billion sale of its fleet businesses to Element Financial Corporation and Arval Service Lease S.A.
  • the ad hoc committee of senior secured noteholders on the restructuring of Edcon Limited
  • Advent International on the initial public offering and listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange of Equiniti
  • General Electric on the European aspects of its sale of its global Commercial Distribution Finance business as part of its $32bn sale of its CDF and North American Vendor Finance and Corporate Finance platforms to Wells Fargo & Co.

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