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Edward Holmes



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Edward Holmes



Ed specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A across Europe. His clients include infrastructure funds, private equity houses and corporates. He is a member of A&O’s Global Infrastructure Group and has a particular focus on infrastructure and energy transactions.



Private Capital



One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Other noteworthy experience

Previous firm experience includes the following:

  • Partners Group on its: acquisition of Gren (formerly Fortum’s Baltic district heating business); acquisition of 49% of Telepass, the Italian electronic toll service provider from Atlantia; acquisition of CapeOmega, the offshore gas infrastructure platform in Norway; and sale of Vermaat, the Dutch catering and hospitality business to Bridgepoint.
  • OMERS, Goldman Sachs and AXA on the acquisition of Amedes, the laboratory services provider.
  • Ancala Partners on its acquisition with Fiera Infrastructure of Augean plc, the waste management specialist.
  • DWS on the sale of its interest in Peel Ports.
  • The Hut Group on its IPO on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Mastercard on its acquisition of Nets' A2A infrastructure and payments business.
  • Infracapital on its acquisition of 50% of SSE Telecommunications.
  • IFM on its investment in Mersin International Port, in Turkey and its investment in FCC Aqualia, the Spanish water management business.
  • OTPP on its acquisition, with JPM, of Koole Terminals, the independent storage company, from EQT.
  • Cinven on: its sale of Guardian Financial Services to Admin Re and its acquisition of Amdipharm.
  • Apax on the IPO of Apax Global Alpha on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Actis on the transfer of its Globeleq Africa power portfolio to a consortium of CDC and Norfund.