Kiran Sharma


  • LPC, The College of Law, Guildford, 1997
  • BA (Hons), Law, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge University, 1996


  • England and Wales, Solicitor, 1999
  • UK Legal 500 (2014-2015)
  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms (2013, 2015-2018)

Kiran Sharma


Kiran Sharma is a partner in the private equity transactions group in London. Her practice focuses on private equity co-investments, public to private transactions and mergers and acquisitions.

Kiran’s clients represent some of the largest global private capital investors, including private equity funds, special situations funds, asset managers, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. Kiran’s practice covers a number of sectors with a focus on healthcare, pharmaceutical and consumer deals.


  • Acting for Bain Capital on its acquisition of NGA UK, a UK payroll and HR Business from NGA Human Resources
  • Acting for TSG Consumer Partners on its acquisition of a minority stake in BrewDog, a Scottish craft beer
  • Acting for TPG Capital on its investment in Saxo Bank
  • Acting for Altamont Capital on its acquisition of McLarens Young International, a provider of insurance services 
  • Acting for Avenue Capital on its acquisition on Hawthorn Leisure, a chain of pubs in the UK
  • Acting for Metalmark on its acquisition of Premier Research Group, an international provider of clinical trial services 
  • Acting for USPI (a Welsh Carson portfolio company) in connection with the spin-off of Aspen Hospital, UK private hospital operations, nd associated refinancing, subsequent group reorganization and ultimate exit to Tenet Healthcare
  • Acting for Vision Capital on all aspects related to the equity investment in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of investments from Banco Popolare 
  • Acting for Cathexis on its hostile takeover of ISG plc 
  • Acting for European Capital on its leveraged buyout of Cordium, a provider of services to regulated firms
  • Acting for an American multinational investment management corporation on multiple direct investments across multiple sectors in EMEA and Asia investments include TrueNoord, an aircraft leasing company
  • Acting for Nordic Capital on its acquisition of Lindorff, a financial services company based in the Nordic region
  • Acting for Codman Neuro – an affiliated company of Johnson & Johnson - on its acquisition of Irish stroke care company Neuravi Limited
  • Acting for Becton Dickinson on its acquisition of Sirigen, a UK headquartered medical technology company
  • Acting for Fortress on a convertible and exchangeable bond issued by Attica, a Greek ferry operator



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