Jamie Palmer


Jamie specialises in private equity and M&A. 

He advises PE funds, multinational corporations, infrastructure and pension funds and high net worth families. He has 20 years of experience across a wide range of sectors including healthcare, renewable energy and industrials.

Jamie's approach is to find solutions to enable client's to get deals done.


Representative matters

Crescent Capital on numerous transactions including the sale of PRP Radiology to IFM Investors and the sale of Nucleus Networks to Blackstone.

Advising a US headquartered private equity fund on several acquisitions.

Pacific Equity Partners on the acquisition of Healthia.

Palisade on the acquisition of Snowtown II Windfarm from Tilt for in excess of AUD1bn and the acquisition of the remaining 50% of Port of Portland from UTA.

EQUINIX on the acquisition of Metronode for AUD1.35 billion.

EG on the acquisition of the Woolworths Petrol Business for AUD1.8 billion.

China Resources on the acquisition of a majority stake in GenesisCare and subsequent sell down to KKR.

The founders of Jaybro on the sale of the company to CPE Capital and partial equity rollover arrangements.

The founders of Orange Hire on the sale of the company to Arcadia Capital.

The founders of Inenco on the sale of a minority interest to Genuine Parts Company, together with the entry into put and call option arrangements for their remaining stake.

The founders of Secure Parking on the sale of a majority interest to Park24, together with the entry into put and call option arrangements for their remaining stake.

Chow Tai Fook Enterprises on its AUD4.2 billion acquisition of Alinta.

innogy on its acquisition of the 348MW Limondale Sun Farm from Overland Solar.

Verlinvest on its Series A funding of Who Gives A Crap.

Jamie is technically superb and able to cut through noise to achieve outcomes that address client concerns.
Jamie Palmer and team are exceptional. Extremely responsive and commercially astute. Super dependable.



Admitted as a solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 2005


Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Sydney, 2004

Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney (2002)

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.