Sophie is a partner in our Corporate and M&A Group and leads our Venture Capital and Growth Equity practice.

Sophie has substantial experience advising on a range of venture capital and venture debt transactions, equity investments, shareholders agreements, private equity, limited partnership structures and mergers and acquisitions. Sophie’s M&A experience includes private transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and reorganisations, both domestic and cross border and in various industries.

Relevant Experience

  • Advising Montagu on its agreement to acquire a strategic stake in Waystone
  • Advising Bridgepoint and Astorg on their acquisition of Fenergo Group Limited
  • Advising Eurazeo on its co-investment in Planet Payment with Advent International
  • Advising Welltel on its private equity investment by Livingbridge
  • Advising the National Broadband Ireland financial sponsor consortium on the tender, fundraising and rollout of the National Broadband Plan (EUR3bn)
  • Advising Scurri on a €9 million investment round which was led by Gresham House
  • Advising Mercuria Energy Trading SA in relation to its investment in TechMet Limited
  • Advising Ally Bridge Group (HK) Limited on its equity investment in Mainstay Medical Holdings plc
  • Advising Illumina Ventures and HLM Venture Partners on a €70m investment in Let’s Get Checked