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Calum McKeen

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Calum McKeen

Calum McKeen is a Senior Associate in the Private Equity team.

Calum specialises in international M&A, consortium arrangements and joint ventures for private equity houses and corporates. He has a particular focus on emerging markets and has worked in the UK, Singapore and Hong Kong, with secondments to Standard Chartered Private Equity in 2015-16, working on matters across Africa and Asia Pacific, and to a global technology protection company in 2013.

Calum's recent experience includes advising:

  • On the ongoing acquisition of a wind project in Egypt
  • On the ongoing acquisition of a natural gas project in Mozambique
  • Actis on its acquisition of a majority interest in Kipeto Energy Limited, which holds a 100MW wind project in Kenya, from African Infrastructure Investment Managers
  • Syncona on its proposed investment in a life sciences company (aborted)
  • Jacobs Holding AG, a Swiss investment firm, on its offer to acquire LSE-listed Exova Group plc
  • A consortium of investors on their multi-billion Euro bid for AB InBev’s eastern European beer brands
  • Ostwind (German pension fund) on its acquisition from Macquarie of Baltic Sea Offshore, which holds an equity interest in an offshore wind project
  • Azura Power (an Actis majority owned pan-African power generation platform) on its acquisition of a controlling stake in the 125MW Nova Solar project in Nigeria 
  • Actis on the launch of a pan-African power generation platform, Azura Power, with Amaya Capital Limited, with a minimum equity commitment of US$300 million, including the acquisition of equity interests from American Capital Energy & Infrastructure
  • Lekela Power (an Actis majority owned pan-African renewable energy generation platform) on its acquisition of interests in the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm project in Senegal
  • Airbus on its joint venture with Singapore-listed SIA Engineering Company Limited for the provision of airframe maintenance, cabin upgrade and modification services for Airbus A330s, A380s and A350s to airlines globally
  • a consortium of private equity bidders on their bid for Philips' combined LED components and automotive lighting business
  • Ironshore on the acquisition by Malaysian private equity firm Navis Capital Partners of Imperial Treasure Restaurant Group

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Career and qualifications

  • The University of Edinburgh (LLB) 2010
  • The University of Edinburgh (Diploma in Legal Practice) 2011
  • Admitted as a solicitor in Scotland 2013
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2014