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Amy Mahon
 

Amy Mahon

Partner
 
CityPoint | One Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9HU EN
 
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A Partner in the Firm’s London office, Amy Mahon advises a range of clients including private equity firms, infrastructure funds and corporate clients on complex domestic and cross border M&A, leveraged buyouts, private equity, infrastructure and consortium transactions. She has represented financial sponsors through all stages of the investment cycle across a range of sectors, including highly regulated transactions. Amy is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers UK for both private equity and infrastructure where clients describe her as “brilliant technically, commercial and user-friendly.” She was recently honored in Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Europe Awards 2021 as “Private Equity Lawyer of the Year,” as well as named to The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” list and honored as part of Legal Week’s “Women, Influence & Power in Law U.K.” awards.

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Work Highlights
  • KKR in its announced NOK 7.2 billion acquisition of Ocean Yield
  • KKR in its announced £2 billion acquisition of John Laing Group plc
  • EQT Infrastructure in its $4.6 billion acquisition of First Student and First Transit, two North American subsidiaries of the U.K. company FirstGroup plc
  • KKR Global Infrastructure Investors Fund III in its acquisition of Viridor Limited, and Viridor in its subsequent carve-out sale of its collections business and the majority of its recycling locations to Biffa plc
  • Consortium including Global Infrastructure Partners and Brookfield Asset Management in its $20.7 billion energy infrastructure deal with The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
  • KKR Global Infrastructure Investors Fund III in its acquisition of Hyperoptic Limited
  • KKR Gym as a selling shareholder in the IPO of THG Holdings plc
  • Calisen plc in its £337.4 million IPO
  • EQT Infrastructure II in its sale of GB Railfreight Limited to Infracapital
  • Certara in its acquisition of Insight Medical Writing

 

Accolades
  • Euromoney “Best in Private Equity” for Women in Business Law Europe Awards 2021
  • Legal Week “Women, Influence & Power in Law U.K.” 2021
  • IFLR1000 Women Leaders 2021
  • The Lawyer “Hot 100” 2020
  • Chambers UK: Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Chambers UK: Infrastructure
Education
  • College of Law, 1998 Legal Practice Course
  • Trinity College Dublin, 1997 LL.B.
Associations
  • BVCA Legal and Accounting Committee, Chair
Admissions
  • England and Wales 2000

Amy Mahon is a Partner in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, based in the London office. Amy advises a range of clients including private equity firms, infrastructure funds and corporate clients on complex domestic and cross border M&A, leveraged buyouts, private equity, infrastructure and consortium transactions. She has represented financial sponsors through all stages of the investment cycle across a range of sectors, including highly regulated transactions.

  • KKR in its announced NOK 7.2 billion acquisition of Ocean Yield
  • KKR in its announced £2 billion acquisition of John Laing Group plc
  • EQT Infrastructure in its $4.6 billion acquisition of First Student and First Transit, two North American subsidiaries of the U.K. company FirstGroup plc
  • KKR Global Infrastructure Investors Fund III in its acquisition of Viridor Limited, and Viridor in its subsequent carve-out sale of its collections business and the majority of its recycling locations to Biffa plc
  • Consortium including Global Infrastructure Partners and Brookfield Asset Management in its $20.7 billion energy infrastructure deal with The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC)
  • KKR Global Infrastructure Investors Fund III in its acquisition of Hyperoptic Limited
  • KKR Gym as a selling shareholder in the IPO of THG Holdings plc
  • Calisen plc in its £337.4 million IPO
  • EQT Infrastructure II in its sale of GB Railfreight Limited to Infracapital
  • Certara in its acquisition of Insight Medical Writing

Amy is recognized as a leading practitioner by Chambers UK for both private equity and infrastructure where clients describe her as “brilliant technically, commercial and user-friendly.” She was a contributing editor for the first edition of Chambers Global Practice Guide to Private Equity, which offers a comparative analysis of private equity across the globe. Amy was recently honored in Euromoney’s Women in Business Law Europe Awards 2021 as “Private Equity Lawyer of the Year,” as well as named to The Lawyer’s “Hot 100” list and honored as part of Legal Week’s “Women, Influence & Power in Law U.K.” awards.

Amy received her Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law of England and Wales in 1998 and her LL.B. from Trinity College Dublin in 1997.

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