Ellie Fialho


Ellie Fialho
Ellie is a Counsel in Weil’s London office. She advises leading private equity investors on buyouts (including complex carve-outs and public-to-private transactions), growth equity/minority investments and exits (including sales and IPOs), as well as providing general corporate advice to their portfolio and investee companies.

She has been seconded to the private equity and M&A department of Weil’s New York office and to the legal team at Access Industries (the privately-held industrial group founded by Len Blavatnik.

Track record

  • Howden Group Holdings (formerly Hyperion Insurance Group, and an investee company of General Atlantic, CDPQ and Hg) on its acquisitions of the Aston Lark Group, A Plan and RK Harrison, and the investments by CDPQ and Hg Saturn in Howden Group
  • General Atlantic on its investment in Depop, and subsequently advising General Atlantic as selling shareholder and Depop on its $1.6 billion sale to Etsy, Inc.
  • CVC Capital Partners on the acquisition of RiverStone Europe from Fairfax Financial Holdings
  • Ardian on the sale of Envision Pharma, and on the original investment
  • M&G Investment Management, as lead investor, in a $168 million Series B investment round for Vaccitech
  • Advent International on its acquisition of a 30% stake in Aareon
  • TPG Growth on its Series C investment in Onfido
  • Generation Investment Management in its investment partnership with CDPQ and that partnership's acquisition of an approximately 66% stake in the FNZ Group
  • PSP as part of a consortium on the $10 billion carve out acquisition of Nestlé Skin Health
  • PSP as part of a consortium on their investment in Axel Springer by way of voluntary public tender offer, valuing the company at €3.7 billion
  • Mercury UK Holdco  (a company controlled by Advent International, Bain Capital and Clessidra) in its €653 million sale of a 9.9% stake in Italian payment services provider, Nexi, to Intesa Sanpaolo, one of the largest banking groups in Italy
  • Advent International on its high-profile £4bn public to private takeover of Cobham plc
  • Advent International and Bain Capital on their acquisition of Worldpay, subsequent bolt on acquisitions and the subsequent London IPO of Worldpay

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