Sarah Shaw

Sarah Shaw

Partner
London

Email sarah.shaw@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2002

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

LanguagesEnglish, French, German

Sarah is a seasoned M&A practitioner with an impressive range of experience advising on private acquisitions and disposals, public takeovers, joint ventures, strategic alliances, restructurings and business transfers. 

Sarah's clients include a wide range of corporates, private equity funds, DFIs and infrastructure funds, whom she advises on their most complex and high-profile transactions. 

Sarah has experience across a number of sectors including, particular, oil and gas, power, renewable energy, infrastructure and real estate.

Her practice is international and includes a particular focus on Africa and other emerging markets, where she has acted on some of the most significant platform M&A transactions in the energy sector in recent years.

Sarah is commended by clients for her user-friendly approach and ability to combine technical excellence with commercial, pragmatic advice.

Education and admissions

Education

Master, University of Cambridge

Legal Practice Course

Diploma, BPP Law School, London

Related Knowledge

Africa Power

Representative experience

Prologis on the sale of a USD1.1bn portfolio of logistics properties in Europe and North America to Mapletree

MBH on the GBP95m sale of Millennium Bridge House in London EC4 to Beltane Asset Management and Angelo Gordon

BASF on the UK aspects of its USD3.5bn joint venture with Solenis

PPG on the UK aspects of the acquisition of Whitford Worldwide Company

Computer Sciences Corporation on its contested recommended GBP502m takeover offer for Xchanging plc

Imperial Brands on its USD7.1bn acquisition of the US Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick tobacco cigarette brands and blu e-cigarette brand from Reynolds and Lorillard

Saudi Aramco on its landmark joint ventures with Rowan Companies and Nabors Industries to own, operate and manage drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia

IFC on its investment in Demica, one of the world's largest working capital financial technology firms

CDC on its joint acquisition with Norfund to acquire Globeleq, the leading pan-African power generation platform

Delek Group on the EUR355m sale of Delek Europe, which owns its Benelux and France based downstream operations, to TDR Capital

Chevron Corporation on the USD1.7bn sale of the Pembroke oil refinery and its UK and Irish fuel marketing and aviation businesses to Valero Energy Corporation

Royal Dutch Shell on the USD1bn disposal of its downstream business (inc. retail stations, commercial fuels, LPG lubricants and marine businesses) in 19 African Countries

DNO on its merger with RAK Petroleum of their Middle East and North African upstream businesses

Hitachi, Ltd on the GPB700m acquisition of Horizon Nuclear Power, a UK nuclear joint venture company, from E.ON AG and RWE AG

Dong Energy on the acquisition of a 100% ownership interest in the UK offshore wind development project, Race Bank, from Centrica

Macquarie and Ferrovial Aeropuertos on their joint acquisition of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports for GBP1.048bn from Heathrow Airport Holdings

Africa Finance Corporation and Harith General Partners on the merger of their respective assets to form the African power platform Anergi

Saudi Aramco on its landmark agreements with Rowan Companies and Nabors Industries to create 50/50 joint ventures

CDC on its joint venture with the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development and Industrial Promotion Services to create a platform to develop and invest in power projects

DNO in relation to the merger with RAK Petroleum of their Middle East and North African upstream businesses

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