Charles Sheldon

Senior Associate


Charlie has a broad range of corporate experience and advises clients on cross-border and domestic transactions in the areas of public and private M&A, equity capital markets, private equity, venture capital, renewable energy and corporate governance.

Charlie frequently acts in the energy, technology and media sectors and is experienced in working with a range of clients, from large private and listed corporates, institutional investors and fast growing technology startups. Charlie advises on a variety of matters including acquisitions and disposals, public takeovers, direct listings and admissions on the London Stock Exchange, SPAC transactions, corporate restructurings, investments and corporate governance.

    • A selling shareholder on the Main Market IPO and standard listing of Deliveroo plc
    • Kistos plc, a SPAC focused on energy transition, on its reverse takeover of Tulip, associated placing, PrimaryBid offer, subscription and Norwegian listed bond offering
    • Roundshield Partners on its investment in a SME-focused investment fund targeting distressed assets
    • National World plc, a SPAC focused on news publishing, on its reverse takeover of JPI Media and associated convertible loan note offering and conversion
    • Tiziana Life Sciences plc, a dual-listed clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, on various global follow-on securities offerings
    • Infracapital on the corporate aspects of the Project Stratum public sector broadband contract with the Northern Irish Government
    • Cobra Resources plc, a mineral exploration company listed on the Main Market, on its follow-on securities offering and loan note conversion
    • RockRose Energy plc in connection with a recommended £248 million cash offer Viaro Energy
    • A British renewable energy investor on its corporate reorganisation
    • Aptean, Inc. on its £90.1 million public offer for Sanderson Group Plc
    • Canal+ on its acquisition of African studio and channel operator ROK
    • CDC Group on its $380 million public offer for Copperbelt Energy Corporation
    • A European private equity fund on the proposed carve-out and acquisition of a security hardware business
    • Visa on its prospectus approved by the FCA in relation to Visa's employee stock purchase plan
    • Advising a European buyer on an auction process and its selection as preferred bidder in respect of a proposed acquisition of a portfolio of African media assets valued at circa $2 billion
    • Secondment at UK solar energy fund advising on and implementing a corporate restructuring
    • BlackRock in relation with the acquisition of a 160 million development-stage onshore wind project in Norway
    • Acted on various portfolio acquisitions and disposals for UK solar yieldcos