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About Rachel McCafferty

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

Rachel trained at Freshfields and has spent time on secondment to the firm’s Tokyo office.

Recent work

  • Advising CVC and B2B skills provider QA on the acquisition of Cloud Academy, a leading enterprise technology training platform
  • Advising a sovereign wealth backed real estate capital provider on a joint venture and equity investment into a leading UK shopping centre structure
  • Advising Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of a 30 per cent stake in Compare the Market owner BGL Group, a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services
  • Advising Hellman & Friedman on the takeover offer by Evergood 5 AS to acquire Nets A/S, a leading provider of digital payment services and related technology solutions across the Nordic region


University education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Law with French Law) (First Class Honours), Christ Church, University of Oxford
  • Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course (Distinction), BPP University Law School

Professional qualifications

  • Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales