Emma Barker

Associate, London



Emma Barker is an associate in our global M&A and Corporate practice based in London. She is a member of our EMEA Private Equity team.

Emma focuses on private equity acquisitions and equity investments. She also advises on a broad range of corporate transactions (including domestic, cross-border and global mergers and acquisitions) and management teams in relation to the equity incentive arrangements.

Emma has previously been seconded to Avast PLC and Johnson Matthey PLC.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School
Oxford Brookes University


Representation of Metric Capital Partners on its investment in Mexican restaurant group Zambrero. 

Representation of Neighbourly Brands Limited on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Pimlico Group Limited and Sail Street Holdings Limited, which together hold the business and property of the Pimlico Plumbers group.

Representation of Oaktree Capital Management on the carve-out and acquisition of the UK private wealth management and investment businesses from Sanlam, the South African financial services and insurance group. 

Representation of a consortium of long-term European institutional investors comprising APG Asset Management N.V., PGGM Vermogensbeheer B.V., Alecta pensionsförsäkring, Keva and AXA Infrastructure Equity on the acquisition of 50 percent of the shares in Stockholm Exergi Holding AB from Fortum.

Representation of Qatar Holding LLC, an affiliate of the Qatar Investment Authority, the sovereign wealth fund of the state of Qatar, on its investment in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV, one of Africa's leading mobile money businesses.