Gowling WLG’s Corporate team, led by partner Ian Piggin, has advised client STAR Capital Partners (STAR) on its acquisition of Synergy Health Management Services Limited (SHMS) from Synergy Health (UK) Limited.

Piggin fielded a broad team of experts to assist STAR in its £50m buyout. The corporate aspects of the deal were handled by Ian and principal associate Neil Hendron. Director Anna Colley led on the property aspects, principal associateJennifer Lewis and associate Pete Miles provided pensions advice. Partner Mike Murphy handled tax and the transitional services arrangements were led by senior associate Alexi Markham, with trade mark licensing negotiations being handled by partner Kate Swaine and senior associate Michael Carter. The Gowling WLG Transactional Services team led by director Greg Dunn carried out legal due diligence.