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Henry Sharp

Associate

Henry is a corporate associate with a focus on equity capital markets and public M&A transactions.

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Experience

Henry is an associate in the corporate division who has a particular focus on equity capital markets and public M&A transactions.

Henry has spent time on secondment in the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs.

Henry's experience includes advising:

  • ClearBank on the £175 million investment from Apax Digital

  • The underwriting banks (including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and UBS) in relation to the £4 billion IPO of Petershill Partners plc on the London Stock Exchange

  • Barclays as sponsor in relation to the London Stock Exchange's $27 billion acquisition of Refinitiv plc

  • Anglo Pacific Group plc in relation to a placing to raise c.£47 million

  • Saga plc in relation to a placing and open offer raising approximately £150 million

  • Severn Trent Plc in relation to a placing to raise c.£250 million

  • Jet2 PLC (formerly Dart Group PLC) in relation to a placing to raise c.£172 million

  • WH Smith plc in relation to a £165 million equity placing in 2020 and an equity placing in connection with the $400 million acquisition of Marshall Retail Group in 2019

  • HSBC as sponsor in relation to Phoenix Group Holdings' £3.2 billion acquisition of ReAssure Group

  • Phaunos Timber Fund in relation to the takeover offer by Stafford Capital Partners

  • The underwriting banks in relation to the €12 billion IPO and listing of Allied Irish Banks on the Irish Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange

Background

Henry joined the firm in 2016 and qualified in 2018. Henry holds a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Nottingham. During his time as a trainee, he spent six months on secondment in our Seoul office.

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