Emma Havas

Emma Havas


Emma is a partner in the Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Group and a member of the firm's International Board.

Emma is a corporate partner, specialising in pan-European and international private equity and M&A transactions. Her clients include institutional investors, alternative asset managers, corporates, senior management teams, founders and investee companies.

Emma advises on a full range of transactions including leveraged buyouts, consortium deals, bolt-on acquisitions, carve-outs, co-investments, minority deals, recapitalisations, divestments, distressed M&A, public-to-privates, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructurings together with advising on general corporate matters.

Emma also advises the firm's global asset management clients on GP-stake transactions, GP succession planning (including restructuring ownership and governance arrangements) and structured secondary market liquidity solutions (including GP-led and LP-led secondary transactions).

Industry recognition

  • Emma is recommended for her private equity work in the UK by The Legal 500 2018.

  • Emma has been recognised as a Private Equity "Rising Star" and one of "the next generation of City private equity talent" by Law.com.

Other roles and background

  • Emma is a member of the Private Equity & Financial Sponsors Charity Committee.

  • Emma is a graduate recruitment partner, participating in various initiatives, including vacation schemes and university presentations, to guide and inspire aspiring solicitors looking to start their career.

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