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Karan Dinamani



Dinamani Karan
Karan Dinamani



Karan acts for private equity houses and other financial sponsors on acquisitions and disposals. He also advises clients on the full range of cross border M&A and corporate finance transactions.

Karan is named in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame for Private Equity.

"Karan Dinamani is quite possibly the best corporate lawyer in London. Karan has an incredible ability to adapt to a deal in any sector and in any geography almost immediately. He has a fantastic way of working with both his clients, selling shareholders and the management teams of our companies." Legal 500 UK, 2022

"Karan Dinamani is an exceptional partner, with an enormous dedication to his profession and his clients. Has a unique ability to understand and distil very complex problems into pragmatic and actionable advice." Legal 500 UK, 2023

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Publications: 09 December 2022

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News: 29 November 2022

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Experience highlights



Corporate and M&A

Private Equity


Private Equity



One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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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

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.