Caroline Sherrell | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Caroline Sherrell
Caroline Sherrell

Caroline Sherrell

Partner, London

T +44 20 7532 2195

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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.

Bars and Courts

  • England and Wales


  • Bachelor of Economics (BEcon), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Queensland


  • English


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

Awards & Recognition

Band 3 ranking, Chambers Infrastructure UK 2018