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Jamie Holdoway

Partner, Corporate Department


Phone: 44-020-3023-5132
Fax: 44-020-3023-5432


Jamie Holdoway is a partner in the London office of Paul Hastings.

Mr. Holdoway acts for a broad range of financial sponsors and has experience across transactions comprising the full range of downstream activity, including leading complex leveraged buyouts, consortia bids, sponsor joint ventures and minority investments and management incentivisation, across a variety of sectors, including technology, digital infrastructure, retail and business services. His clients include Abry Partners, Oakley Capital, Francisco Partners, Marlin Equity Partners, Link Mobility and Wipro Limited.


  • Recognised as a rising star in private equity, as part of Law.com’s top 25 private equity lawyers under the age of 40 for 2022.
  • Recognised in The Lawyer Festival of Talent - 2021


  • Oxford University, Classics, 2008 (First Class)


  • Oakley Capital on its investment in ProductLife Group, in a joint venture alongside 21 Invest (via its continuation vehicle).
  • Veson Nautical and its investors, Francisco Partners and Pamlico Capital, on the acquisition of VesselsValue
  • Abry Partners and Castik Capital on the sale of Reward Gateway to Edenred.
  • Francisco Partners on the acquisition of Macrobond.
  • Abry Partners on the acquisition of Chambers & Partners
  • Oakley Capital on the carve-out of Flemming Dental, Excent and Antinorway from EGD (owned by Nordic Capital)
  • Marlin Equity Partners on its investment in OpenAsset.
  • nLighten, a European edge datacentre platform delivering solutions for both traditional and low-latency use cases, on its investment from I Squared Capital.
  • The senior management team of RL Datix on their reinvestment alongside TA Associates, Five Arrows and Nordic Capital.
  • KKR, Carlyle, Canyon Capital Partners and Albacore on their minority investment in Ultra plc, alongside Advent International.
  • Oakley Capital on the sale of Grupo Primavera and reinvestment in Cegid, alongside Silver Lake and KKR.
  • Abry Partners on its acquisition of Aker Systems.
  • Oakley Capital on its acquisition of PRIMAVERA and merger with the Ekon business to form Grupo Primavera.
  • Abry Partners on the acquisitions of Reward Gateway and Xexec, in a joint venture with Castik Capital.
  • 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.
  • Francisco Partners on the combination of Consignor and Unifaun in a joint venture with Marlin Equity Partners.
  • Francisco Partners on the acquisition of the International Business of CDK Global.
  • Abry Partners II, LLC and Link Mobility Group on Link Mobility’s listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
  • Oakley Capital on the sale of atHome group to Mayfair Equity Partners.
  • Oakley Capital on the sale of Casa.it to EQT.
  • A consortium comprising Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board on the take private of Inmarsat plc.
  • Advent International Corporation on the acquisition of Transaction Service Group and subsequent bolt-ons.
  • Providence Equity LLP on the acquisitions of CloserStill Media, Times Education Supplement and NACE Schools Group.
  • PAI Partners on the disposal of certain assets to a continuation fund managed by PAI.
  • OMERS Private Equity on the acquisition of Alexander Mann Solutions.
  • General Atlantic on the acquisition of Kiwi.com.


    Practice Areas

    Private Equity




    England and Wales Solicitor


    BPP University Law School, L.P.C. 2010

    BPP University Law School, GDL 2009

    University of Oxford, B.A. 2008

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