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About Stephanie Paterson

Steph is a corporate associate in our Global Transactions group, specialising in advising financial sponsors.

Steph advises equity sponsors and other global financial investors on a range of transactions including private and public M&A, reorganisations and other corporate matters. 

Steph trained at Freshfields in London and has been at the firm for over 5 years. 

Recent work

Advising CVC on its acquisition of DIF Capital Partners, a leading infrastructure manager.

Advising Blackstone and Sixth Street on the sale of Kensington Mortgages and related mortgage assets to Barclays Bank UK PLC. Barclays PLC's announcement can be found here.

Advising CVC on its investments in Premiership Rugby, Six Nations Rugby, United Rugby Championship, QA, Spectrum Medical, Medivet, Rayner and Stock Spirits.

Advising Nets and its majority owner, Hellman & Friedman, on the €7.8bn all-share merger of Nets into Nexi, a leading PayTech company listed on MTA of Borsa Italiana.

Advising Hellman & Friedman on the €7.2bn initial public offering of Allfunds Group.


University education

  • University of Oxford (BA, Jurisprudence)
  • BPP University Law School (Legal Practice Course)

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor, England and Wales