Freshfields and Dentons up front on takeover bid for Newcastle United FC

Ex-Newcastle chairman Chris Mort among Freshfields team advising PCP Capital Partners on bid for Premier League club

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Dentons are playing the lead roles on PCP Capital Partners’ takeover offer for Newcastle United Football Club.

It was widely reported yesterday (20 November) that PCP had made a bid in the region of £300m for the Premier Legal club late last week, although the exact value of the offer has been disputed.

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