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Karan Dinamani



Dinamani Karan
Karan Dinamani



Karan is a private equity partner based in London and is part of our global private equity group. Karan acts for private equity houses and other financial sponsors on acquisitions and disposals.

Karan also advises clients on the full range of cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions.

Karan is in Legal 500’s Hall of Fame list of advisers for Private Equity (High Value Transactions).

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2005


LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, Distinction, 2003

LLB, Law, Durham University, First Class Honours, 2002

Experience highlights

Other noteworthy experience

  • Bridgepoint Europe VI in relation to its joint acquisition (with Astorg) of Fenergo, a leading tech-enabled compliance services business.
  • Bridgepoint Europe VI on its acquisition of Qualitest from Marlin Equity Partners.
  • Ardian Buyout on its acquisition of the Audiotonix Group, a UK-headquartered designer and maker of music-mixing consoles, from Astorg and existing management.
  • A.P. Moller Holdings on the acquisition of Unilabs from Apax Partners.
  • Apax Partners on a number of transactions including the acquisition Safetykleen Europe from Warburg Pincus.
  • Eurazeo on the sale of half of its stake in integrated payments leader, Planet Payments, to Advent International.
  • HIG Capital on its acquisition of the Corona Corporate Solutions Group.
  • PAI Partners on the simultaneous acquisitions of Addo Food Group (Addo) and Winterbotham Darby from LDC and Equistone (respectively) and existing management.
  • PAI Partners in connection with the joint venture between R&R Ice Cream and Nestlé.
  • Pine Brook Road Partners in relation to its investment in Belmont Green.
  • Allianz Capital Partners on its investment in E.ON.