Biography

Sayjel (Sage) Revell is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s Corporate Group and advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including national and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, corporate re-organisations and other general commercial matters.

Prior to joining Brown Rudnick, Sage was an associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in their Corporate/Private Equity team.

Sage speaks English and French.

Awards

Representation

Sage's key areas of expertise are as follows:

Representing both investors and investee companies in connection with numerous venture
capital and private equity transactions, with particular focus on life sciences, technology and
impact investment sectors.

Negotiating on behalf of buyers and sellers on numerous cross-border M&A transactions involving the acquisition or sale of companies globally.

Advising family offices and other private investors on a broad range of cross-border transactions, with particular focus on the real estate sector.

Some of Sage's notable engagements include:

Life Sciences / Technology / M&A

Advised an independent French company specialising in packaging solutions for medical devices
on an asset sale to one of the world’s largest independent pharmaceutical companies for over
€50m.

Acted for a company specialising in manufacturing products for research and clinical trials in its
investments (seed and several follow on rounds) into a life sciences company which is working
to develop and commercialise a test that helps detect the ability of (UTIs) to resist antibiotics.

Acted for a family office in its £7m investment into an asset management company offering ETFs
primarily linked to Europe’s credit markets, structured in two tranches, with the second one
being made at the option of the investor on approval from the FCA.

Advised for Candela Medical on various corporate restructuring issues.

Acted for the sellers on the sale of Katsouris Limited, a Mediterranean food products business to
Cranswick plc for over £50m.

Acted for Victoria PLC in various private acquisitions to expand its portfolio in Europe.

Real Estate Transactions

Acted for Queensgate Investments on its c. £1bn acquisition of four central London hotels
from the Grange Hotels group and leasing to the Fattal Group.

Acted for Queensgate Investments on its sale of London Executive Offices, a serviced
office business, to a family office for £475m.

Acted for a New York-based family office in its acquisition of a luxury hotel located on the
island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean for over €35m.

Acted for a family office in its acquisition of a large shopping centre in Germany for over
€100m.

Acted for a high net worth individual in his investment (by way of term loan facility) into a luxury
property development.

Acted for a hotel investment company (backed by a predominant PE fund) in a bridge financing
and option agreement to acquire a hotel in Shoreditch, London.

Other General Corporate / Pro Bono

Provided corporate support on various restructuring deals, including the Lehman Bros
liquidation.

Provided ongoing corporate support to the litigation team on a high profile real estate dispute,
including negotiations in Dubai in February 2020.

Extensive pro bono efforts including corporate governance work for the anti-doping charity
FairSport, the directors of which produced the Oscar award winning Netflix documentary
‘Icarus’.

Education

BPP Law School, London – GDL and LPC, 2012
King’s College London – BSc, 2010

Bar Admissions

England & Wales

Languages

English
French
Awards and Honors
Recognized by The Legal 500 UK as a Recommended Lawyer for Venture Capital (2021). She is described as "top-notch, highly intelligent, very hard working and very thorough...one of the best associates I’ve ever worked with."