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Focus Areas

Stuart has represented clients in the following matters:

  • Purchase by a public company of an international critical power solutions business for $540 million
  • Sale of a global chemical tanker business to the Singaporean subsidiary of a Japanese public company for approximately $900 million (including assumption of liabilities)
  • Sale of a public company in the gaming and entertainment sector for approximately $1.85 billion
  • Advised a NYSE American listed company and its board of directors in a review of strategic alternatives, resulting in a sale of the business to a strategic purchaser in a Chapter 11, Section 363 transaction
  • Sale to a large PE fund of an international specialty chemicals company operating 15 manufacturing facilities across 3 divisions serving the water treatment, construction, paints & coatings, food additives and contact lens markets
  • Purchase by a NYSE listed retailer of an iconic footwear brand, including related ecommerce business, increasing the client’s reach into the direct-to-consumer and wholesale channels
  • Sale of a fiber-optic network business and an affiliated entity owning wireless spectrum for $2 billion
  • Sale of an Isle of Man company owning Brazilian natural resource assets to a Brazilian public company for approximately $550 million
  • Carve-out and sale of a seismic technologies business to a Scandinavian public company for cash and securities having a value in excess of $250 million
  • Sale of a railcar leasing business for $3.4 billion
  • Sale by a public company of a scrap metal recycling business for $325 million
  • Purchase of a public company by the controlling stockholder in a 13e-3 “going-private” transaction
  • Sale of a public company that manufactures and leases railcars for approximately $1.75 billion
  • Merger of a PET resin company with a subsidiary of a Latin American public company for in excess of $185 million
  • Purchase of a United Kingdom-based business from the world’s largest chemical company in a transaction mandated by the European Union
  • Complex carve-out sale of an 800,000+ square foot facility, manufacturing rubber track products for agricultural, construction and defense industries
  • Combination of two companies, creating a major water treatment chemicals business with 27 sites extending across North America
  • Purchase of an Irish public company listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange
  • Purchase of a specialty chemicals division of a public company for $100 million
  • Sale of a global pharmaceutical business to a private equity fund for in excess of $150 million
  • Purchase of the worldwide electronic metals business of a French multinational company. Led multi-jurisdictional team of lawyers in France, Germany and Australia
  • Sale of a U.S. and Italian food business in a stock-for-stock transaction to a Fortune 100 public company for more than $175 million
  • Purchases of more than a dozen healthcare services businesses for a FTSE 250 European public company
  • Purchases and sales of multiple energy-sector businesses for a NYSE listed public company
  • Sale of multiple mining businesses
  • Start-up of a $250 million multi-venture fund media business and subsequent $100 million follow-on financing
  • Representation of a Special Committee of the Board of Directors of a Fortune 500 company in connection with board transition issues and a threatened proxy contest
  • SEC registration and NASDAQ stock market listing for an energy company
  • New York Stock Exchange listing for an energy company

Listed in The Legal 500 in M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500M), 2020 to 2023

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
  • Law Society of England & Wales
  • Solicitors Roll, England & Wales

Community Activities

  • St. George’s Society of New York, Board Member, 2014-2017


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Master of Law, 1998
  • The College of Law, LSF, 1992,

    York, England

  • London Guildhall University, B.A., 1991,


Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • England and Wales (Inactive)