Tori Sellwood

Tori Sellwood

Associate, Corporate


Tori Sellwood advises financial sponsors on a range of cross-border and domestic transactions, including leveraged buyouts, co-investments, consortium deals, minority investments and carve-outs. She also advises portfolio companies of sponsor clients on bolt-on acquisitions, restructurings, management incentive programs and other commercial matters.

Ms. Sellwood’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Hg in connection with its:
    • sale of a co-controlling stake in IRIS Software Group to Leonard Green & Partners at an enterprise value of $4 billion
    • co-investment with Bowmark Capital in Pirum Systems
    • acquisition of TrustQuay from Silverfleet Capital
    • combination of TrustQuay and Viewpoint
    • fund-to-fund transfer of
    • acquisition of GTreaury from Mainsail Partners
  • Castik Capital in connection with its acquisitions of:
    • Element Logic
    • Xexec
    • TBAuctions
  • JAB Holdings in:
    • its acquisition of Cardif Pinnacle from BNP Paribas Cardif to form a strategic joint venture (the Pinnacle Pet Group) to deliver a range of pet insurance services throughout the U.K., EMEA and Latin America
    • Pinnacle Pet Group’s 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
  • the founders of the Markerstudy Group in the £1.27 billion merger of Markerstudy with Atlanta, Ardonagh’s personal lines broking business
  • Continental Grain Company Corp. and Exportadora e Inversiones Agroberries S.A. in connection with Continental’s investment in Agroberries
  • Capital Z Partners, The Travelers Companies, Inc. and Further Global Capital Management as lead equity investors in the spin-off of Fidelis Insurance Holding Limited’s managing general underwriter business
  • H.I.G. Capital in connection with its:
    • acquisition of the plumbing and heating division of Travis Perkins plc
    • portfolio company Highbourne Group’s acquisition of SHPEP



  • Certificate In Professional Legal Studies, College of Law, New Zealand, 2017
  • B.L., Victoria University of Wellington, 2017


  • New Zealand

Tori Sellwood