Caroline Charmhali

Caroline has a combined 8 years of post-qualification experience in leveraged finance and financial services, working previously in private practice at Kirkland & Ellis and Ropes & Gray, focusing on acquisition and syndicated financing (primarily for private equity houses) and in-house at JPMorgan Chase Bank, focusing on securities lending and repo transactions.

Caroline aims to dual-qualify in either the US or APAC in the next five years.


  • Caroline has broad experience in various financial services, included but not limited to, the following areas:
  • Leveraged finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Syndicated loans
  • Securities loans
  • Repo transactions
  • Financial services regulation
  • Custody/depositary



  • JPMorgan Chase Bank
  • leading the re-papering exercise from OSLAs to GMSLAs
  • leading the implementation of new offerings from a legal perspective
  • advising on various regulatory projects including MiFID II, SFTR, GDPR and QFCs
  • participating in analysis for the purposes of Brexit


  • Ropes and Gray International
  • acquisition – lead role in European Capital unitranche financing of acquisition of by CBPE Capital
  • All3Media acquisition – senior role in Liberty Global £550m joint venture acquisition with Discovery Communications of All3Media
  • Lindorff acquisition – role in Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank and Nordea bank and bond financing for the EUR 2.3b acquisition of Lindorff by Nordic Capital


  • Kirkland and Ellis International
  • Rexam Personal Care acquisition – role in EUR 200m/$385m bank and bond financing for the acquisition of Rexam Personal Care by Sun Capital Partners
  • Misys Limited (formerly Misys plc) acquisition – role in $2b acquisition of Misys Limited by Vista Equity Partners
  • Avis Budget EMEA Limited (formerly Avis Europe plc) acquisition – role in $1b acquisition of Avis Budget EMEA Limited by Avis Budget Inc.


  • Legal Practice Course (College of Law)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (College of Law)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Philosophy (University of Manchester)


  • English

Contact Details

Mobile: +44 7990 043 782
Linkedin: Caroline Charmhali


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