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Melvin Pedro, Partner at Penningtons Manches


Melvin is a partner in our London corporate and finance teams as well as a member of the firm’s management board. He qualified in 1983, became a partner in 1988 and led the Manches commercial department for a number of years. He regularly speaks at conferences.

He has a broad range of private and public company transactional experience, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investments, reorganisations and debt facilities.

While Melvin has sector experience in a broad range of areas, he is particularly engaged in the real estate sector and advises many entrepreneurs and mid-size property companies in raising finance, partnering arrangements and other corporate real estate transactions.

Recent work highlights

  • Acting for MRH (GB) Limited on the purchase of Malthurst UK Refined Holdings and Pace Petroleum for £167 million and the subsequent investment by Barclays Private Equity in the company.
  • Advising Assura Properties Plc on the listing of a £110 million eurobond on the Professional Securities Market of the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for Munroe K Limited on the refinancing of a £120 million loan facility and the acquisition of a minority shareholding in the company by a third party.
  • Advising Sellar Property Group on various joint venture arrangements.

Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. San Francisco is an associated office.

Penningtons Manches LLP