Dominic is a partner in White & Case's M&A and Corporate Practice based in the London office.
Dominic regularly advises both corporate clients, financial sponsors and investment banks on a wide variety of M&A, Takeover Code and Listing Rule transactions and equity capital raisings, as well as corporate governance matters.
Dominic has a particular focus on large, complex, cross border M&A transactions involving UK public companies, and is recommended by the Legal500 for M&A – upper mid-market and premium deals. Dominic also has sector expertise in the healthcare, gaming and consumer and retail industries.
- Advising Strategic Value Partners on it successful €750 million takeover of Polish public company Pfleiderer Group S.A.
- Advising Avon Rubber p.l.c. on its Listing Rule class 2 acquisition of 3M's US ballistic protection business
- Advising Takeda on its agreement to sell a portfolio of OTC and prescription pharmaceutical assets in the NEMEA region to Acino for a total value in excess of US$200 million
- Advising Takeda on its agreement to sell a portfolio of OTC and prescription pharmaceutical assets in the Russia/CIS region to Stada for a total value of US$660 million
- Advising Wm Morrison Supermarkets on a wide range of matters, including the entry into its new long term agreement with Amazon and recent amendments to its long term arrangements with Ocado
- Advising Berendsen plc on its £2 billion takeover by Elis SA, with the consideration comprising a mixture of cash and shares*
- Advising Cape plc on its £300 million takeover by Altrad*
- Advising Vectura Group plc on its £440 million merger with SkyePharma plc*
- Advising Gala Coral on its £2.3 billion merger with Ladbrokes, structured by way of reverse takeover*
- Advising Xchanging plc on its competitive takeover process, involving Capita, Apollo, CSC, and Ebix, and which resulted in CSC acquiring Xchanging for £480 million*
- Representing various clients before the Takeover Panel's Hearings Committee and Appeal Board
ECM and Listing Rule Transactions*
- Time Out on its £140 million IPO
- OneSavings Bank on its £140 million IPO
- Merlin Entertainments on its £1 billion IPO
- Advising BAML as sponsor to Shell on its merger with BG
- Advising Morgan Stanley as sponsor to Paddy Power on its merger with Betfair
*Matters worked on prior to joining White & Case.
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