Mark Heppell

Partner

Mark Heppell

Partner Manchester Corporate and Commercial

Mark is a partner in JMW’s corporate team, specialising in advising on a wide range of corporate matters, including: acquisitions and disposals, MBO’s, employee ownership trusts, joint ventures, private equity and investment structures, share option schemes, re-structuring, refinancing and corporate governance matters.

Over Mark’s career he has built up a strong client base, acting on behalf of private investors, entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses and companies across a variety of sectors within the Northwest region.

Mark is a pro-active operator, and during 2021 he advised on over 40 successful M&A transactions. 

Recent highlights include:

  • Advising the sellers on the sale of Handepay and Merchant Rentals to PayPoint Plc for £70m.
  • Advising the sellers on the sale of Healthwork to Marlowe Plc for £17m.
  • Advising ADT Workplace on its transition to Employee Ownership.
  • Advising a PE backed financial services company on multiple acquisitions as part of a buy and build strategy.
  • Advising Samson VTI on a $5m seed investment.
  • Acting on behalf of the company in relation to a complex restructure and capital reduction demerger of a group of companies with a total asset value of £55m.

Background

Mark studied Law at Manchester Metropolitan University. Mark joined JMW in March 2014, moving from Manchester based corporate firm LLM.

Interests

Outside of work, Mark enjoys the outdoors, he is a keen skier and footballer, and heads to Old Trafford to support Manchester United as often as he can.

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