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Consumer Products & Retail


Many of the world’s most recognizable and respected consumer brands rely on us for legal counsel.


Our clients include leaders in food and beverage, apparel, cosmetics, consumer electronics, luxury goods, as well as premier retailers. We are also sought out by investors, lenders and financial advisers to the consumer and retail sectors.

Clients rely on us in matters including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, IP strategy and litigation, privacy and data protection, employee benefits and equity compensation, and tax planning.

Since 2020, Davis Polk ranks first in global consumer products and retail M&A by cumulative deal value, with more than $500 billion in representations, according to LSEG Data & Analytics.

Our clients in consumer products and retail include Campbell Soup, Corelle Brands, Dean Foods, Dufry, Ferrero, Heineken, McCormick, Natura, Ocado Group, Reckitt, Reynolds Consumer Group, Save A Lot, Tyson Foods, VF and Walmart.


$300+ billion

Aggregate value of more than 450 capital markets transactions involving consumer and retail issuers we have advised on since 2010

Source: LSEG Data & Analytics


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