Ross is a partner in the Corporate Technology team, based in our Cambridge office.

Ross’s practice focuses on helping tech and life sciences companies in all aspects of their growth, capital raising and international expansion. He has extensive experience of a variety of venture financing and public capital raisings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate advice, with a particular specialism in transactions with a transatlantic component.

Ross has extensive experience of transactions involving the US and was based out of San Francisco, CA in 2018 - 19. As a result, he has a particular expertise in supporting US investors and companies in their investment into the UK and elsewhere, as well as counselling UK companies looking to take investment from, or exit to, the US. He is an English qualified solicitor and registered foreign legal consultant in California.

Ross is the co-author of PLC’s leading article on M&A pricing structures: Pricing Mechanisms: locked box vs completion accounts.

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Advising leading-edge life sciences companies on transformational roll-up and $114m crossover financing

10 March 2021

by Ross McNaughton and Richard Faichney

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Acting on transformational roll-up and $250 million crossover financing of cutting-edge UK and European biotech companies

16 February 2021

by Ross McNaughton and Colin McCall

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Investment round for Cambridge quantum computing company

10 February 2021

by Ross McNaughton and Alex Dodds

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Advising Oxbotica in $47 million Series B investment

15 January 2021

by Ross McNaughton and Matt Harrison

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