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Caroline Sherrell is a partner in the EMEA private equity team in our Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. She advises private equity houses, infrastructure funds and other financial sponsor clients on domestic and cross-border acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, co-investments and restructuring. Caroline has a particular focus on the infrastructure sector.
Antin Infrastructure Partners and Goldman Sachs’ West Street Infrastructure Partners on their offer to acquire CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc by way of a scheme of arrangement. Cityfibre is the UK’s largest alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure.
Arjun Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of a 75% stake in South Staffordshire plc from KKR. South Staffordshire plc consists of a regulated water only company, South Staffs Water, and a non-regulated water services business.
IFM Investors on its agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Mersin International Port from the Akfen Group and associated shareholder arrangements between IFM, Akfen and PSA
Avast Software on its acquisition of Piriform Limited, a developer of PC optimisation software
Arjun Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of a 45% stake in Appia Group Limited, which owns and operates the Welcome Break motorway services areas in the UK
JPMorgan Asset Management on the consortium arrangements in connection with the acquisition of Naturgas Energia Distribucion, a Spanish supplier of natural gas and liquefied propane gas
Blue Water Energy on its investment in Influit Production Solutions, an oilfield services company
Infracapital and Infravia Capital Partners on their acquisition of Gruppo Investimenti Portuali, an Italian container terminals business
First State Investments on its bid to acquire a 29.69% stake in Gdansk Transport Company, the owner and operator of the A1 motorway in Poland, from John Laing Group plc. The acquisition was disrupted by another shareholder in GTC exercising its pre-emption rights
Avast Software on its acquisition of acquire AVG Technologies, a developer of business, mobile and PC device security software applications
Arcapita on the sale of Viridian, an all-Ireland integrated energy company, to I Squared Capital
3i Infrastructure on its acquisition of a 45% stake in Oiltanking GmbH's Dutch and Belgian storage terminals
Genessee & Wyoming Inc. on its acquisition of Freightliner, a rail freight provider in the UK, continental Europe, Australia and the Middle East
Antin Infrastructure Partners on its acquisition of Roadchef, an operator of motorway services areas in the UK
Permira on its acquisition and combination of MESA and Asteral to create a leading independent medical equipment and services provider
Permira on its sale of All3Media, the UK's largest group of independent TV production companies, to Discovery Communications and Liberty Global
Partners Group on its acquisition of a 30% stake in Enerya, a leading Turkish natural gas company.
Babcock International Group plc on its acquisition of Avincis, a leading provider of helicopter and fixed wing services in mission critical operations, from Investindustrial and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co
The Carlyle Group on its investment (through the Carlyle International Energy Partners) in Discover Exploration, a geology-led oil and gas exploration company
Platinum Equity on its acquisition of CBS' international outdoor advertising business