Katie Barker

Katie Barker

Associate, Corporate


Katie Barker advises private equity institutions and other private investor clients on a wide range of transactions, including private acquisitions, carve-outs, consortium deals, group restructurings and general corporate matters. Ms. Barker regularly counsels clients on exit planning and co-investment terms, as well as investors’ portfolio companies on bolt-on acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, management incentive schemes and other commercial matters.

Ms. Barker’s recent representations include:

  • Hg in connection with:
    • the sale of a co-controlling stake in Azets AS to PAI Partners
    • its significant investment in IFS and WorkWave at a $10 billion valuation
    • the sale of approximately 30% of Intelerad Medical Systems to TA Associates at a $2.1 billion valuation
    • its investment in Revalize at a $1.8 billion valuation in partnership with current investors, TA Associates and the management team
    • a number of portfolio company investment mandates
  • funds advised by Castik Capital in connection with:
    • the merger of Waterlogic Holdings Limited with Culligan International
    • the sale of a majority stake in Waterlogic to Castik’s single-asset fund, EPIC I-b, and the sale of a significant minority stake in Waterlogic to four institutional investors
    • its acquisitions, alongside Abry Partners, of Xexec and Reward Gateway from Great Hill Partners
  • H.I.G. Capital in its acquisition of the plumbing and heating division of Travis Perkins plc
  • JAB Holdings in its joint venture with BNP Paribas Cardif to deliver a range of pet insurance services throughout the U.K., EMEA and Latin America
  • Pinnacle Pet Group in its acquisition of Animal Friends Insurance Services Limited from Correlation Risk Partners and Pinnacle Pet’s joint venture with Correlation Risk Partners to acquire Waggel, Vet-AI, Biscuit Pet Care, Kozoo and other pet insurance companies
  • Northlight Group LLP on the acquisition by one of its managed funds of the Carrick Group, an international non-life legacy insurance business providing reinsurance and run-off management solutions with operations in Bermuda, the U.K. and the U.S.
  • Aptean, Inc., a global provider of mission-critical enterprise software solutions, in a variety of cross-jurisdiction bolt-on transactions



  • M.L.L.P., University of Manchester, 2017
  • LL.B., University of Chester, 2016


  • England & Wales

Katie Barker