Ragavan is a Senior Associate in our Corporate & commercial team with over a decade’s experience of Company Law matters. He trained at Farrer & Co, and has been with Collyer Bristow since 2007.

He acts for private and public companies, banks, individual directors and shareholders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and insolvency practices. He advises on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, insolvency turnaround and shareholders’ agreements and disputes.

His clients range across a number of sectors including media, fashion, commercial property, finance, and renewable energy.

Ragavan advises clients who are looking to buy or sell a company or business, raise the finance for such acquisition, or protect their investment into a company or business. He also advises on general Corporate Governance and Commercial Law matters.

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Ragavan is a Senior Associate in our Corporate & commercial team with over a decade’s experience of Company Law matters. He trained at Farrer & Co, and has been with Collyer Bristow since 2007.

He acts for private and public companies, banks, individual directors and shareholders, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and insolvency practices. He advises on a variety of matters including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, insolvency turnaround and shareholders’ agreements and disputes.

His clients range across a number of sectors including media, fashion, commercial property, finance, and renewable energy.

Ragavan advises clients who are looking to buy or sell a company or business, raise the finance for such acquisition, or protect their investment into a company or business. He also advises on general Corporate Governance and Commercial Law matters.

Work highlights

  • Advising Ibrahim Ibrahim, the former owner of Portland Design Associates Limited, with regards to the sale of the company to Perkins+Will, a global architectural and design firm which employs 1,800 professionals worldwide.
    Portland Design was founded in 1987, and has offices in London, Dubai and Istanbul. It is an award-winning design consultancy with a client portfolio including St Pancras International, Diageo, British Land, Nestle, TfL, Heathrow, CNN and TDIC.
  • Advising the Management Team of leading content marketing operator John Brown Media on the sale of the business to Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition by Dentsu, the world’s fourth largest advertising agency, was completed for an undisclosed amount.
  • Advising Jon Moulton (one of the UK’s best known private equity investors) in connection with a personal investment into Manolete Partners PLC. From instruction to completion the deal took just two weeks.

Qualification date: 2004

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“Ragavan impressed us with his attention to detail, and ability to pull together all aspects of the transaction.  We’d certainly work together again, and rate him highly.”

Rob Asplin, CastleMill Equity Partners
2019