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									                             Michael Thompson

                             Michael Thompson is a partner in the London office of Steptoe & Johnson and
                             is head of the Corporate, Securities and Finance group.

                             Michael's focus is on entrepreneurial businesses. He specialises in all aspects of
                             private equity transactions including venture capital fundings, management
                             buy-outs, management buy-ins, investor buy-ins, acquisitions and disposals, joint
99 Gresham Street            ventures, shareholder arrangements and public company listings.
London, EC2V 7NG
TEL: +44 20 7367 8000        Michael's experience is spread across many sectors and includes acting for both
FAX: +44 20 7367 8001        management, target companies and venture capitalists in the technology,
mthompson@steptoe.com        telecoms, gaming, IT, retail and leisure sectors.

Areas of Practice            Michael graduated in law from Southampton University and gained an LL.M. in
AIM (Alternative             1988 from the London School of Economics. Michael joined the firm in 1998.
Investment Market)
Corporate Governance         Noteworthy
Corporate, Securities, &
Finance                               Recommended in PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook 2006 for IT and
Private Equity/Venture
                             Seminars & Events
Strategic Alliances/Joint
Ventures                     Corporate Governance in the UK, May 27, 2008
Education                    Minimising Risks & Maximising Returns with Overseas Funding, (A
London School of             Steptoe-Sponsored Event)
Economics, LL.M., 1988
University of Southampton,   Annual MBI Conference 2003, November 26, 2003
.L.B., 1984

                             Selected Publications
Solicitor, England & Wales
                             Preliminary Legal Considerations on the Listing of an Indian Business on AIM
                             July 10, 2007

                             Issues for Management on Secondary Buy-Outs
                             Mergers & Acquisitions
                             August 1, 2003

                             Venture Capital Investments in 2003
                             August 1, 2003

                             Venture Capital World
                             December 19, 2002

                             Assistance to be Provided to Business Angel Investors Following the
                             Implementation of the Financial Services & Market Act 2000
Michael Thompson

August 30, 2001

Professional Affiliations
Institute of Directors

Marylebone Cricket Club

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