Chris is an associate in the Firm's Global Intellectual Property Practice in London. He advises in the areas of intellectual property and information technology, both on a standalone basis and in connection with M&A and private equity transactions, as well as commercial contracts, data protection and privacy matters.
Chris has also spent time working in the Capital Markets and Private Equity departments in London, and completed a six month secondment in the Firm’s Stockholm office where he worked in the M&A department.
Zynga Inc., acquisition of Gram Games Teknoloji, 2018
Advised Zynga Inc., a New York listed social game developer, on its agreement to acquire Gram Games Teknoloji, the Turkey-based mobile game developer, for US$250 million with a three-year earnout.
PPF Group, acquisition of Telenor telecommunications assets, 2018
Part of the team representing PPF Group, a global private equity investor, in the €2.8 billion acquisition of Telenor's telecommunications assets in Central & Eastern Europe
Johnson Matthey, sale of UK automotive battery systems business, 2018
Advised Johnson Matthey on the sale of its UK automotive battery systems business, a subsidiary that specializes in high-voltage automotive grade battery systems for electric and hybrid vehicles, to Cummins Inc.
Toyota Industries Corporation, acquisition of Vanderlande Industries Holding B.V., 2017
Advised Toyota Industries Corporation in its acquisition of Vanderlande Industries Holding B.V., the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation.
Global investment bank and financial services company, commercial contracts
Ongoing mandate advising a major global bank on various commercial contracts, including services agreements, software licence and support agreements and outsourcing agreements.