Babett is Cinven’s General Counsel and has overall responsibility for all legal, regulatory and compliance matters. She is a member of the BVCA’s Legal and Accounting Committee and Invest Europe’s Legal and Regulatory Committee.
Previously, Babett was the General Counsel of Arma Partners LLP, responsible for all legal and regulatory matters for the FCA-regulated entity and its affiliated U.S. broker-dealer. Prior to this, she spent 16 years at Shearman and Sterling LLP in their Capital Markets and M&A groups in New York and London, with a focus on cross-border M&A transactions. Babett trained with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Frankfurt.
Babett holds a Master of Laws from Columbia University School of Law, New York and a law degree and Ph.D. from Cologne University, Germany. She is qualified to practice law in England and Wales, New York and Germany.