His recent work includes advising: Emerson Electric on its offer for Chloride Group; Cadbury on the hostile offer by Kraft; British Airwarys on its merger with Iberia and its abortive merger with Qantas; Minerva on the hostile offer by KiFin; Associated British Ports on the competitive offers by the Admiral and Britannia consortia; Cazenove on the merger of its investment banking business with JP Morgan; PSA on its offer for P&O; Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund on its offer for Canary Wharf; and Diageo on its acquisition of Seagram's drinks business and its disposals of Pillsbury, Burger King and Malibu.
Stephen worked in our former New York office form 1989 to 1990. He is the author of Takeovers (PLC Publications 1997). Stephen is named by Who's Who Legal 2011 as one of the top 10 M&A lawyers worldwide and is listed as a leading Individual in a number of other directories.
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