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Home / Our People / John Hutchinson
John Hutchinson John Hutchinson

John Hutchinson

Managing Partner

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John is managing partner of BDB Pitmans. Taking up this role in December 2023, John has been a partner at the firm since 1994 and previously held the role of managing partner at legacy firm, Pitmans, at the time of the merger with Bircham Dyson Bell in 2018.

A corporate lawyer by background, John’s work with clients spans M&A transactions and private equity investments. In 2007, while remaining a partner, he set up a private equity fund with clients of the firm, investing in oil and gas technology companies. In 2011 he became managing partner of the fund.

John is a non-executive chairman, director and investor in several technology companies as his commitment and enthusiasm for advising growth companies as well as established businesses continues.

Career highlights

  • Sale of Ridgeway Motor Group to Marshalls place for £107.7 million in May 2017 after 20 years acting for them from start-up to final exit
  • Sale of Olivetti and Oracle Laboratories in the UK to California Microwave Inc
  • Acquisition of Esteem IT Limited by Roc Technologies Limited in 2018
  • Sale of and re-investment in Ultima IT Systems in 2021
  • Sale of Off Grid Energy Systems to Pramac Generac in 2021
  • IPO of Electric Guitar PLC in 2022
  • Advising on the establishment and financing of Guyana Shore Base Holdings 2016-2023

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