Bio

Peter Jones represents clients across of range of corporate transactions in developed and developing markets, with a particular focus on private equity, financial sponsors and high-growth and established technology clients.

His representations prior to and since joining Skadden include:

  • LINE Corporation and its group companies on a number of matters, including:
    • the establishment of a cryptocurrency-focused fund in Hong Kong;
    • the acquisition of all assets comprising the music streaming business MixRadio from Microsoft Corporation;
    • investments into funds in various jurisdictions;
    • minority investments in various jurisdictions; and
    • strategic joint ventures in various jurisdictions;
  • The Culture Trip Ltd. on its investment from its founder and funds managed by PPF N.V.;
  • ETF Securities Limited on the equity, U.S. and debt financing aspects of the $611 million sale of its European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business to WisdomTree Investments, Inc.;
  • Hg Capital in its acquisitions of the Foundry and Parts Alliance;
  • Montagu Private Equity LLP in its acquisition of Open International;
  • a large Asian corporation on a $1 billion joint venture in southeast Asia;
  • a large Asian corporation in its acquisition of a leading messaging platform;
  • a U.S. hedge fund on its technology joint venture in China;
  • LIXIL Corporation in its $3 billion acquisition of GROHE; and
  • ORIX Corporation in its €2 billion acquisition of Robeco from Rabobank.

Credentials

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, The College of Law, England & Wales, 2010
  • LL.B., The College of Law, England & Wales, 2010
  • Diploma in Law, The College of Law, England & Wales, 2009
  • M.A. (Hons) University of St. Andrews, 2008

Admissions

  • England & Wales
  • Not admitted in California

Peter P. Jones