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About Charles Wakeford

Charles is a corporate associate in our global transactions group.

He advises sponsors, corporates and other financial investors on private equity transactions, global M&A, management incentivisation and other corporate matters across a range of sectors.

Charles is based in London and has spent time on secondment to Cinven and Freshfields’ Vienna office.

Recent work

  • CVC on its acquisition of Coppergreen Leisure Resorts.
  • General Atlantic on its investment in Matillion, a UK headquartered cloud data integration platform.
  • General Atlantic on its investment in Trendyol, Turkey’s largest e-commerce platform.
  • NES Global Talent, a portfolio company of AEA Investors and a global leader in engineering and technical resource solutions, on a business combination with the Fircroft group.
  • Montagu on its acquisition of Wireless Logic, Europe’s leading smart connectivity platform provider, from CVC.
  • KKR and EMK on the sale of Cognita, the leading global schools group, to Jacobs.
  • Cinven on the sale of Premium Credit, an industry leading provider of instalment finance solutions.