Clarissa McNerney is a corporate associate and a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Private Fund Transactions Groups.
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- A UK private equity sponsor in a single asset continuation fund to house an existing stake in a leasing business.
- Apera Asset Management, a UK-based pan-European private debt manager in the mid-market space, in Kudu Investment Management’s minority investment in Apera through an Apera affiliate.
- Leapfrog Investments as lead investor in a $70 million equity investment round for Sun King, the largest provider of solar energy products for off-grid homes in Africa and Asia.
- Nuveen, the investment manager of TIAA, in its acquisition of a controlling interest in Arcmont Asset Management, a private debt management firm.
- Temasek in the establishment of Decarbonization Partners, an investment partnership with BlackRock.
- Leapfrog Investments in its sale of a 30% stake in Goodlife Pharmacies, a healthcare and retail pharmacy chain, to Eurapharma, the healthcare division of the CFAO Group.
- Prudential Financial, in partnership with LeapFrog Investments, in its acquisition of a strategic minority interest in Alexander Forbes Group Holdings Limited, a leading provider of financial advice, retirement, investment, and holistic wealth management services in South Africa, by way of a bilateral acquisition from Mercer Africa Limited and a partial tender offer on the JSE to eligible shareholders.
- Smartly.io, the leading social advertising platform, in its acquisition of Ad-Lib.io, the creative optimization platform.
- Glendower Capital in its strategic partnership with CVC, creating a combined group with total assets under management of approximately €113 billion.
- Asta Capital and its shareholders, the market leading third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, in its sale to Davies Group.
- Naviera Ultranav in the combination of Ultragas ApS’s fleet business with Navigator Holdings. The combined entity will have an aggregate net asset value of approximately $1.3 billion.
- PGIM in its acquisition of Montana Capital Partners, a European-based private equity secondaries asset manager.
- HarbourVest Partners as lead investor in Secondary Fund II, a €350 million continuation vehicle sponsored by Portobello Capital, involving stakes in two Portobello-managed portfolio companies.
- LeapFrog Investments in its investment in MedGenome, a leading genetic diagnostics, research and data company focused on expanding access for populations in South Asia and other emerging markets, with operations in the U.S., India, Canada and Singapore.
- GreyCastle in its sale to Monument Re, advising on the complex offshore UK / Bermuda life insurance structure. Debevoise also advised on the original establishment of GreyCastle.
- Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in its investment in SOCOTEC Group, a leading global provider of testing, inspection and certification services focused on asset integrity.
- HarbourVest Partners as lead investor in the GP-led restructuring of Bridgepoint Capital’s €4.8 billion crisis-era fund, Bridgepoint Europe IV.
- AmTrust Financial Services in the merging of its Lloyd’s business with Canopius. The transaction will create a top-five insurer at Lloyd’s with combined premiums of approximately $2.2 billion.
- BPP Law School, 2010, L.P.C.
- BPP Law School, 2009, Bachelor of Laws
- Harvard University, 2008, B.A.