Nicholas Carroll


Nicholas Carroll


Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States of America 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2356 | +1 215 994 2222


Nicholas Carroll focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters. Mr. Carroll represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as strategic buyers and sellers in merger and acquisition transactions across a wide range of industry sectors. Mr. Carroll also advises clients on general corporate matters, including corporate governance issues and complex commercial contracts.

Mr. Carroll was a Dechert summer associate in 2014. Previously, Mr. Carroll worked as a senior associate in the Financial Services group at Ernst & Young LLP and is a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania (license currently inactive).

  • HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF), a leading provider of capital markets transactions, in its sale to Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL). 
  • Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) in connection with its approximately US$3.9 billion acquisition of Signode Industrial Group Holdings (Bermuda) Ltd. from The Carlyle Group.
  • Rocket Software in its US$2 billion sale of a majority stake in the company to Bain Capital Private Equity.
  • Court Square Capital Partners in the acquisition of National Seating & Mobility, a leading provider of customized wheelchairs and adaptive seating systems.
  • GIC, the sovereign wealth fund of Singapore, in its investment in Kronos Inc., a company focused on delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud, as part of a broader recapitalization of Kronos.
  • Graham Partners in its acquisition of Acme Cryogenics, a supplier of cryogenic piping, valves and gas solutions, and the add-on acquisition of Northeast Services, a provider of gas field services.
  • Graham Partners in its disposition of Tidel Engineering, a leading global provider of smart safe solutions.
  • One Equity Partners in its acquisition of Anvil International, a leading North American manufacturer of high quality pipe fitting and system components from Mueller Water Products (NYSE: MWA).
  • Corporate Capital Trust, Inc., a business development company sponsored by KKR Credit, in connection with the listing of its shares on the NYSE and a related tender offer, as well as general corporate matters.
  • Corporate Capital Trust II, a business development company co-sponsored by CNL Financial Group and KKR Credit, in connection with its multi-billion dollar continuous equity offering and general corporate matters.
  • Underwriters in various equity offerings by biopharmaceutical companies, including Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS), BioLineRX Ltd (NASDAQ/TASE: BLRX) and Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (NASDAQ: AAAP).
  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2015, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Student Works Editor of the Villanova Law Review
  • Villanova University, M.B.A., 2015
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Accounting, 2008
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania