Claire Broomhead


Practice area
  • Commercial and Company Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cross Border Transactions
  • Private Equity
  • Joint Ventures

  • University of Manchester (LLB Law Degree)
  • College of Law, Chester (Legal Practice Certificate)
  • Admitted in England 2001

Recent cases
Acquisition of Men&Mice by Bluecat Networks.

BBA//Fjeldco acted for MM Holdings ehf. (a subsidiary of private equity fund SIA III slhf.) and other shareholders in the sale of Icelandic tech company Men&Mice ehf. to Canadian based BlueCat Networks. Men&Mice specialise in network-management solutions through its industry-recognized IP address management (IPAM) and orchestration solution Micetro. This is the latest acquisition by BlueCat and will further strengthen their market position as a leading provider of mission-critical network and cloud infrastructure software for reliable and secure DNS, DHCP, and IP address management (collectively known as DDI) in the international market. BBA//Fjeldco advised the sellers on the sale and purchase agreement and related sales process, including the exercise of share options by employees and sale of the option shares.

Sale of 70% stake in Reykjavik EDITION hotel by Mandólín hf.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as legal counsel to private equity fund SIA III in relation to the disposal by Mandólín hf., an SPV established for the purposes of the initial investment, of an approximate 70% stake in the Marriot operated hotel the Reykjavik EDITION to Abu Dhabi government operated investment company ADQ.

BBA\\Fjeldco provided legal advice to Rotovia hf. with regards to the acquisition of the roto moulding activities of Berry Global Inc.

BBA//Fjeldco acted as legal adviser to Rotovia hf., with respect to an acquisition of the rotational molding activities of Berry Global Inc., global manufacturer and marketer of plastic packaging products. Rotovia hf. is an entity owned by private equity funds Freyja (managed by Kvika eignastyring hf.) and SIA IV (managed by Arion Bank hf.) and key management. Among the aspects of the transactions BBA//Fjeldco advised on were the Share Purchase Agreement with Berry Global Inc., and the Facility Agreement with Private Debt II (a senior fund managed by Capital Four). This was a complex multi-jurisdictional transaction that took over a year to complete, involving W&I insurance, whereas Rotovia acquired a carve-out of the rotational molding activities of Berry Global Inc. and subsequently became a leading international player in the fragmented rotational molding plastic product market.

Legal adviser on the disposal of Icelandic cargo carrier, Bluebird Nordic (Bláfugl ehf.)

BBA//Fjeldco was a legal adviser to BB Holding ehf. on the disposal of Icelandic cargo carrier, Bluebird Nordic(Bláfugl ehf.), to Avia Solutions Group, which owns UK broker Chapman Freebornand freighter operator Magma Aviation

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