Chris Sabine

Chris Sabine


Chris is a member of the firm's global private equity group. 
Chris has a wide range of experience advising private equity funds and other financial sponsors on a number of cross-border M&A transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, consortium arrangements and co-investments. Chris has spent time on secondment at the legal team of Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited and also A&O Shearman's Amsterdam office.


Representative matters

Cinven on the acquisition of Swedish insurance broker Säkra.

Brookfield Business Partners on the acquisition of Modulaire Group for approximately US$5bn from TDR Capital.

ERM and its two institutional shareholders, OMERS and AIMCo, on the sale of ERM to KKR.

EQT on its EUR1.3bn acquisition of leading Spanish property listing site idealista from Apax.



Admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales), 2013


BA Hons, History, London School of Economics, 2008
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.