DLA Piper and Baker McKenzie brush up for £300m dental practice sale

Duo advise on sale of jockey Sam Waley-Cohen’s chain of dental practices to private equity firm

DLA Piper and Baker McKenzie have taken lead roles on the sale of jockey Sam Waley-Cohen’s chain of dental practices to a private equity firm, in a deal expected to value the company at £300m.

Private equity firm Core Equity will acquire the stake in Portman Dental from another investment firm, Livingbridge, as well as taking a large stake from Waley-Cohen, a Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning jockey who set up the company in 2009.

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