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Alistair Cree, Partner

Alistair Cree


Practice areas

  • Aerospace, defence and security
  • Commercial agreements
  • Commercial and IT
  • Corporate
  • Industrials
  • Transport

Practice notes

Alistair is a Partner in our core corporate group specialising in high value M&A and equity capital markets transactions.

Alistair co-leads Eversheds Sutherland's global Aerospace Defence & Security sector group, is recommended as a leading individual in the latest editions of the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners and is an Acritas “Star” lawyer. His experience includes advising:


  • Kingspan Group plc on its acquisition of Colt Investments Limited
  • Digital Wholesale Solutions (Daisy Communications) on its acquisition of Giacom
  • Urban Splash on minority investments by Sekisui House and Homes England
  • Peel Group and Liverpool City Council on the sale of a minority interest in Liverpool Airport
  • A large defence prime in respect of the development of the UCAS
  • Selling shareholders on its disposal of Euravia Aerospace


  • Van Elle Holdings plc, Epwin Group plc and Flybe Group plc on their LSE admissions (and various secondary offerings)
  • API Group plc on its recommended £80m acquisition by Steel Partners Holdings
  • Synarbor plc on its recommended £25m acquisition by Sovereign Capital Partners
  • Zeus Capital on the cash confirmation exercise associated with the (aborted) bid by Brigadier Acquisition Co for Moss Bros