Company Secretary & Partner, Corporate
Jon Lovitt joined Rosenblatt in 2005, having previously worked in boutique city corporate finance law firms.
He has acted for many institutional, corporate and individual clients in areas such as: mergers and acquisitions; private equity fundraisings; initial public offerings; secondary issues; City Code takeovers; venture capital investments; joint ventures and partnership matters, and shareholder-related issues. Jon has also advised funders, vendors and management in relation to management buy-outs and buy-ins.
In Summer 2010 Jon acted for Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell group on its acquisition of the Channel 5 Broadcasting Group and subsequently in relation to the sale of Channel Five to Viacom Inc. in 2014. He also acted for Northern & Shell in relation to the sale of its print and publication business to Trinity Mirror in Spring 2018.
Jon acted as lead Partner in the acquisition and subsequent IPO by Rosenblatt Group plc of the business of Rosenblatt Solicitors.
Jon has acted for online property estate agent business, Tepilo, in relation to various fundraisings and corporate restructurings, and in its recent merger with Emoov, the online estate agent, in 2018.