Megan McNutt

Megan McNutt

Senior Associate

Megan advises on a wide range of English and Dutch law transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, multi-jurisdictional restructurings, joint ventures and management incentive plans. 

Megan works with multi-national corporates and investment companies across jurisdictions and in multiple sectors including technology, infrastructure and consumer products.

Megan is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and practiced law in London prior to joining the Amsterdam office of the firm.


Representative matters

Prosus on its sale of PayU’s Global Payments Organisation to Rapyd, a leading Fintech-as-a-Service provider, for USD 610 million. 

Cargill on its acquisition of Croda’s bio-based industrial business for EUR 915m. 

3i Infrastructure plc and DWS Group GmbH on the sale of Attero, one of the largest waste treatment and recycling companies in the Netherlands, to Ardian Infrastructure. 

EQT on its sale of Bureau van Dijk, a leading global provider of business intelligence and company information, to Moody’s Corporation for EUR 3bn. 

Egeria on its acquisition of Sonic Equipment, global specialist in professional hand tools, filled toolboxes and premium storage solutions, from Torqx Capital Partners. 

Egeria on its sale of WPS Parking Solutions, a provider of cloud-based parking management solutions, to Certina. 

Olam International Limited on its entry into a 50/50 joint venture with Mondēlez International, Inc. to develop the world’s largest sustainable commercial cocoa farm. 

Prosus on its sale of PlayKids and Leiturinha, a leading digital ""edutainment” platform in Latin America, to Sandbox. 

Dutch multi-national dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina in connection with the sale by Fonterra of its stake in DFE Pharma, a 50/50 joint venture between Fonterra and FrieslandCampina. 

Fenergo, an Irish fintech company, and its investors Bridgepoint and Astorg, on the acquisition of Sentinels, an Amsterdam-based developer of anti-money laundering transaction monitoring software for financial institutions. 

The Riverside Company on its acquisition of E&A Scheer, a three-hundred-year-old family company and one of Europe’s largest rum specialists.

A global financial institution and ten postal organizations across Europe on the sale of Eurogiro A/S, a leading postal payments network, to Inpay A/S. 

Volpi Capital on the acquisition of CycloMedia, a provider of accurate geospatial imagery-data and data analytics, from Avedon Capital Partners. 

VanEck Associates on the acquisition of Think ETF Asset Management, a Dutch ETF issuer, from BinckBank and Flow Traders. 

Vier Gas Participation GmbH on the acquisition of a 25% stake from Synergy Solutions Group B.V in Route4Gas, a Dutch developer of a new, innovative software solution for traders in the European gas market.



Admitted as a solicitor (England and Wales), 2014


Legal Practice Course, BPP University College, 2012

Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University College, 2011

LL.B (Honours), Scots Law with German Language, University of Glasgow, 2008


Dutch, English

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.