Ben Whitelock

Ben is a partner and head of the Corporate group. He has a broad range of experience in advising media and technology companies across all aspects of their corporate legal requirements, including private and public M&A transactions, joint ventures, fundraisings and re-organisations. Ben has particular experience in advising on corporate deals in the betting and gaming, technology, TV and publishing sectors.

  • Recent Experience

    • Boat Rocker Media on its acquisition of FremantleMedia’s Kids and Family Entertainment TV division
    • Stars Group on various gaming and technology related acquisitions
    • Milk VFX on an investment by the Business Growth Fund (BGF)
    • Medisoft on its sale to Heidelberg Engineering
    • InMotion Ventures on various mobility and transport technology investments
    • Unibet on its acquisition of Stan James Online
    • Reed Exhibitions on its acquisition of Legend Exhibitions
    • IGT on its recommended takeover of AIM-listed Probability Plc
    • Thomsons Online Benefits on its secondary buy-out by ABRY Partners
    • Pinewood Shepperton on the establishment of a £25m media investment fund with the Isle of Man Government
    • Virgin Media in relation to various aspects of the disposal of its 50% stake in UKTV to Scripps Networks Interactive