Osborne Clarke has advised the sellers of Hopkins Homes, the largest privately-owned housebuilder in East Anglia, on the sale of Hopkins Homes Group Limited to Terra Firma, a private equity investment firm. 

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Partner Edward Persse. Senior Associate Tim Williams, Associate Director Damocles Merry and Associates Ben Parker and Rachel Barbour advised on the sale. Legal Director Vicky Dudding and Senior Associate Jack Wellington led on the demerger aspect of the transaction. 

Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team, is considered a go-to practice for many companies, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.

Osborne Clarke is a recognised industry leader in real estate advising major real estate industry organisations, ranging from developers and investors to property funds and corporate occupiers. 

Edward Persse said: "We are delighted to have supported the sellers on this significant transaction, with real estate support from Birketts. OC is well known for acting for developers, investors and landowners across a wide range of residential real estate project types; this transaction demonstrates the marrying of our corporate and sector expertise and the quality of M&A transactions we are advising on nationally."

Addleshaw Goddard represented Terra Firma. 

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