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Caitlin Dupuy

Caitlin Dupuy

Senior Associate

Caitlin is a Senior Associate and is based in our Johannesburg office. 



Caitlin specialises in advising clients on corporate acquisitions (including cross-border M&A transactions), disposals, corporate reorganisations and other general corporate issues. She also has experience advising private equity houses, their portfolio companies and management teams on buy outs and disposals.

Caitlin's recent experience includes:

  • Press Association on numerous acquisitions including the sale of MeteoGroup to General Atlantic and undertook a secondment to Press Association*
  • Caledonia Investments on the sale of their majority stake in TGE Marine AG in Germany to Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co*
  • Cofresco Frischhalteprodukte, a subsidiary of German company Melitta Group, on the acquisition of Wrap Film Holdings from Growth Capital Partners*
  • Enterprise-Rent-A-Car, the world's largest vehicle rental business on the acquisition of City Car Club, the UK's biggest independent car sharing company*
  • Montefiore Investment and Homair Vacances SA on the acquisition of Eurocamp Limited from Holidaybreak Limited, a subsidiary of Cox & Kings*

* Experience prior to joining HSF in October 2016


Caitlin holds a BA History degree from the University of Leeds and an LLB from the College of Law (London). Caitlin worked at a city firm in London before joining Herbert Smith Freehills' Johannesburg office.

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