Nicolas Sirtoli

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 5444
United Kingdom
T:+44 20 7444 5444
Nicolas Sirtoli

Nicolas Sirtoli


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Nicolas Sirtoli is a corporate, M&A and securities lawyer based in London.

Nicolas has acted on a wide variety of cross-border M&A transactions, acquisitions, joint-ventures and corporate restructuring transactions across a number of sectors, notably infrastructure, industrials and energy.

Nicolas regularly advises on transactions which require large multidisciplinary teams across a number of jurisdictions and has acted for a number of clients on strategic transactions and on public and private mergers and acquisitions.

He joined the firm in 2008.

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Bachelor of Laws with French Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2007

LPC, BPP law school, 2008

  • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales


  • Nomad Foods – on its €110m acquisition of Findus Switzerland from Froneri International; its €240m acquisition of Aunt Bessie's from William Jackson & Son Limited; and its £200m acquisition of the 2Sisters Food Group's frozen Goodfella's pizza business
  • Hermes Infrastructure – on its joint venture arrangements with KKR in connection with the acquisition of the Viridor waste management business of the Pennon Group for £4.2bn; on its joint venture arrangements with China General Nuclear Power Group; in respect of the acquisition of an 813 MW portfolio of five Swedish onshore wind farms from Aquila Capital; and on its disposal of its 25.6 percent stake in Energy Assets Group Limited (which it held alongside Alinda Capital Partners) to a consortium made up of Asterion Industrial Partners, Swiss Life Asset Management and EDF
  • Liberty House Group, part of the GFG Alliance – on its up to €310m acquisition of an Aluminium plant in Belgium from Novelis
  • RBC Capital Markets as financial adviser to SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. – on its £1.24bn competitive recommended cash offer for Blue Prism Group plc
  • HSBC as financial adviser to Vitol – on its $2.3bn recommended cash offer for Vivo Energy
  • Goldman Sachs as financial adviser to a consortium constituted by (1) Global Energy & Power Infrastructure Fund (acting by its investment manager BlackRock), together with its co-investor, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company PJSC and (2) West Street International Infrastructure Partners – in respect of a £1,434m recommended cash offer for Calisen plc, owned 72.8 percent by KKR.
  • Citigroup Global Markets and Goldman Sachs as financial advisers to Advent International – on its £4bn recommended cash offer for Cobham plc.
  • Renishaw plc – in respect of its formal sales process
  • Randgold Resources – on its $18bn all-share-merger with Barrick Gold Corporation.
  • UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers – in connection with the Fox and Comcast offers for Sky plc.