Edward Holmes


Ed specialises in domestic and cross-border M&A across Europe. 
His clients include infrastructure funds, private equity houses and corporates. He has a particular focus on infrastructure and energy transactions and is a member of our Global Infrastructure Group.


Representative matters

Partners Group on its acquisition of Gren (formerly Fortum’s Baltic district heating business); acquisition of 49% of Telepass, the Italian electronic toll service provider from Atlantia; acquisition of CapeOmega, the offshore gas infrastructure platform in Norway; and sale of Vermaat, the Dutch catering and hospitality business to Bridgepoint.

OMERS, Goldman Sachs and AXA on the acquisition of Amedes, the laboratory services provider.

Ancala Partners on its acquisition with Fiera Infrastructure of Augean plc, the waste management specialist.

DWS on the sale of its interest in Peel Ports.

Edward Holmes is excellent.
Legal 500, 2022
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.