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Catherine Kennedy

Associate, Corporate Department


Phone: 44-020-3023-5160
Fax: 44-020-3023-5460


Catherine Kennedy is an associate in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s London office. Ms. Kennedy has a broad corporate practice involving public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions, including advising private equity sponsors on acquisitions, exits and equity incentive arrangements.


  • University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2016
  • University College Dublin, BBL (Hons), Business and Law, 2012


  • Oakley Capital on the sale of Grupo Primavera and reinvestment in Cegid, alongside Silver Lake and KKR.
  • Symphony Technology Group, on its acquisition of a leading cloud-based data management provider, Alveo from Sovereign Capital.
  • Oakley Capital on its acquisition of PRIMAVERA and merger with the Ekon business to form Grupo Primavera.
  • Oakley Capital on its acquisition of legal information platform, vLex, from its founders and Caixa Capital Risc.
  • Abry Partners on the acquisition of Pole Star Space Applications, in a joint venture with WaveCrest Growth Partners.
  • Oakley Capital on its minority investment in Idealista, an online property portal operating across Spain and Southern Europe, alongside EQT.
  • Astorg, a leading European private equity firm with over €8 billion of assets under management, on the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Acturis Group, a leading supplier of insurance software, from Summit Partners.
  • Oakley Capital, on its acquisition of two leading maritime e-learning businesses, Seagull and Videotel.
  • SICP Investments SPC, on its investments into M-Flow Technologies.
  • SilverTree Equity on its acquisition of Agility CIS, a New Zealand-based provider of utility customer information and billing systems software for energy retailers.
  • Karl Storz, on its acquisition of AventaMed, an Irish-based developer of novel medical devices.
  • BaseCamp Group Ltd and European Student Housing Funds on the sale of a portfolio of 11 private student and residential accommodation assets to Xior Student Housing NV.
  • Hanwha Systems Co. on its US$300 million investment in OneWeb, a U.K.-based low-earth orbit satellite communications company.
  • DXC Technology on its acquisition of the shares in Virtual Clarity following its 2017 strategic investment in Virtual Clarity.

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England and Wales Solicitor


University of Law, Moorgate, L.P.C. 2016

BPP University Law School, GDL 2015

University College Dublin, BBL 2012

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