Legal Adviser for Private Equity Funds

Legal Adviser for Private Equity Funds

A company owned by The Department for Business,Innovation and Skills is looking to procure a legal adviser to execute a potential sale of two portfolios of interests in private equity funds.

UK SBS Project Madison – Legal Services


Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract (£)


Published date

05 April 2016

Closing date

18 April 2016

Contract start date

25 April 2016

Contract end date

31 July 2016


A company owned by The Department for Business,Innovation and Skills (BIS) is looking to procure a legal adviser to execute a potential sale of two portfolios of interests in private equity funds. BIS Co is open to selling the portfolios together or separately to maximise value achieved, and is able to retain one or both portfolios if satisfactory terms and value for money cannot be achieved in a transaction. The expectation is that the interests will be sold at the portfolio level rather than individual funds transferred. Scope will include a review of each portfolio’s LPA documents, a review of transaction documents, drafting and negotiating buyers NDAs, preparing a draft PSA, conducting PSA negotiations and drafting and negotiating transfer documents.

About the buyer

Contact name

Thomas Ellis


North Star House

North Star Avenue





Other information


Bidder Training

Bidder Training.pdf

Non Disclosure Agreement

PS16054 NDA.doc

Bidder – Logging in for the first time

Bidder – Logging into Emptoris for the first time.pdf

This requirement is of a sensitive nature and requires the signing of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) before any other additional information can be provided. You will find this NDA attached to this notice. Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) The NDA must be returned fully completed to and by 13:30 on 11/04/2016 to guarantee that you have full access to the information for the full tender period. You must print the NDA, complete the Tabled areas with the required details and scan back to the above email addresses by the deadline to be able to access the sourcing documents. You can submit a compliant NDA after this deadline, however there is no guarantee that you will benefit from the full tender period. Please note: Without the submission of a compliant NDA, your organisation WILL NOT be added to the eSourcing portal and you WILL NOT gain access to any further information. Submitting a Bid – UK Shared Business Services eSourcing As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS can use the CCS eSourcing Suite for future procurements. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk : Telephone: 0345 010 3503 Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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