Margot Lindsay

Counsel, London

Biography

Overview

Margot is counsel in the London Corporate/M&A practice. She advises listed companies, private companies, funds and investment banks on a broad range of matters, including public and private M&A, joint ventures, reorganisations and corporate advisory matters.

Margot has experience across a range of industries, with a particular focus on healthcare, consumer products and infrastructure. She completed a client secondment to The Royal Bank of Scotland in 2013.

Prior to joining White & Case, Margot worked for one of the UK's magic circle law firms for 8 years and also worked for a top tier law firm in New Zealand.

Bars and Courts
England and Wales
Education
LLB
University of Otago

New Zealand

BCom
University of Otago

New Zealand

Languages
English

Experience

Sainsbury's on its proposed £15 billion merger with Asda.*

Reckitt Benckiser on the US$17.9 billion acquisition of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company.*

UBM plc on its takeover by Informa plc for £3.8 billion.*

Alinda Capital Partners on its recommended takeover of Energy Assets Group plc for £198 million.*

Macquarie on the acquisition of a 50 percent interest in the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm from Ørsted for £1.6 billion.*

Anglo American on the US$1.7 billion sale of its niobium and phosphates divisions to China Molybdenum.*

Novartis on its asset swap with GSK, where Novartis sold its vaccines business to GSK for US$7.1 billion, Novartis acquired GSK's oncology business for US$16 billion and the parties entered into a joint venture in respect of the parties’ consumer health businesses.*

Takeda Pharmaceuticals on the US$578 million sale of its global respiratory product portfolio to AstraZeneca.*

UniCredit Group on its aborted £5.45 billion global asset management joint venture with Banco Santander, Warburg Pincus and General Atlantic.*

Reckitt Benckiser on its transformational restructuring to separate its Health and Hygiene Home products into separate global business units.*

JP Morgan Private Bank on a cross-border merger to implement its Brexit planning reorganisation.*

*Recent experience before joining White & Case includes