Aoife McCabe advises clients on a full spectrum of complex UK and international transactional tax matters.

Ms. McCabe leverages a depth of experience using a commercial approach to guide financial institutions, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, and multinational corporations on the tax aspects of:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital markets (debt and equity) transactions
  • Private equity transactions
  • Finance transactions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Restructurings

She helps clients navigate the rapidly evolving regulatory and market conditions that affect corporate and finance transactions, multijurisdictional tax planning, and tax-related financing and structuring.

A recognized leader at the firm, Ms. McCabe is a Latham Mentoring Star and has served on the Training and Career Enhancement (TACE) Committee.

Ms. McCabe’s recent experience includes advising:


  • Paragon Partners and its portfolio company, cunova GmbH, on the sale of cunova to SDCL EDGE Acquisition Corporation (SEDA)
  • Yildirim on acquiring Elementis Chromium’s chromium business
  • Shift4 Payments on acquiring Finaro, an Israel-based software financial technology company
  • EIG Global Energy Partners on acquiring a 25% interest in Repsol’s upstream oil and gas business
  • FACEIT on its merger with ESL Gaming and acquisition by Savvy Gaming Group
  • Easybrain, a Cyprus-based mobile game developer, on its sale to Embracer
  • ICU Medical on its US$1 billion acquisition of Pfizer’s Hospira Infusion Systems business
  • Telenor on the €2.8 billion sale of its Central and Eastern European (CEE) businesses in Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Montenegro, to PPF Group

Capital Markets

  • The underwriters on Birkenstock’s initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange
  • 888 Holdings on an accelerated bookbuild placing of 19.1% of its issued share capital for 230 pence each
  • Diversified Energy on an equity raise to fund the acquisition of oil and gas assets
  • The underwriters on Deliveroo’s IPO on the London Stock Exchange

Private Equity

  • TPG on:
    • Acquiring an 80% stake in Greenfields Dairy, the Southeast Asia-branded dairy business, from Japfa, alongside Northstar
    • SingLife’s combination with Aviva Singapore as part of a consortium comprising TPG, Singapore Life (SingLife), Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, and others
  • BPEA EQT Funds V and VI and portfolio company Vistra (BPEA EQT) on Vistra’s merger with Tricor, an existing BPEA EQT Fund VIII portfolio company
  • Searchlight Capital Partners on acquiring a minority stake in Synergy Marine Group, a Singapore-based owner and operator of tankers and ships
  • RRJ Capital on its investment in Fullerton Healthcare to create Fullerton Health, a Singapore-based operator of a chain of healthcare clinics
  • KKR on the US$1.1 billion acquisition of Kobalt Capital’s music rights portfolio
  • The Carlyle Group and The Nature’s Bounty Co. on the £1.77 billion sale of Holland & Barrett, one of Europe’s largest health and wellness retailers


  • EIG Global Energy Partners on its €255 million investment in Prosolia Energy
  • The Carlyle Group on financing in connection with acquiring Tufin, a software company
  • A group of lenders on the debt financing for Falcon Bidco AS in connection with its acquisition of all the shares held by NTS in Frøy ASA

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)


  • LPC, BPP Law School, 2012
  • GDL, BPP Law School, 2011
  • LL.M. in Finance, Goethe University, Frankfurt, 2010
  • Bachelor of Law and German (BCL), University College Cork, 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English