DLA Piper works on john morphet sell-off

DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary and Ashurst advised on North West-based John Morphet’s sale of nine UK leisure complexes to Legal & General Ventures for an undisclosed sum. John Morphet owns a number of leisure sites, including caravan parks in the UK, and the Royal Westmoreland resort in Barbados. DLA Piper advised John Morphet, led by Manchester M&A partner Stephen Devlin. KPMG Corporate Finance acted as financial adviser to the company. Ashurst advised client Legal & General Ventures, led by London corporate partner Bruce Hanton.