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Joseph Scrace

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Advises corporate and investment banking clients on public and private M&A transactions, takeovers, and securities offerings and listings.

Joe advises corporate and investment banking clients on public and private M&A transactions, takeovers, and securities offerings and listings. He has particular experience of advising on the Takeover Code and has been recognized by Legal 500 UK as a “Rising Star” for premium and upper mid-market M&A.

Experience highlights

  • Charles Taylor on its £285 million takeover by Lovell Minnick
  • Comcast on its £30.6 billion competitive takeover of Sky and $65 billion proposed acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox
  • Comcast on the establishment of "SkyShowtime", a subscription video on demand partnership with ViacomCBS
  • ContourGlobal on its £1.7 billion IPO and London premium listing
  • Financial advisers to Apollo Management IX on its £3.3 billion proposed acquisition of RPC Group
  • Heineken on its €1.3 billion acquisition of Brasil Kirin from Kirin Holdings
  • Natura on its €1 billion acquisition of The Body Shop from L’Oréal
  • Nuvei on its $889 million takeover of SafeCharge
  • Technip on its $17 billion merger with FMC Technologies
  • Temenos on its £1.4 billion takeover offer for Fidessa
  • Tencent on its £919 million offer for Sumo Group
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Insights

UK Corporate Finance Update

Credentials

Recognition

Legal 500 UK – M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £500m+, Rising Star

Education
LL.B., University of Bristol
  • first-class honours
Professional history
  • Counsel, 2022-present
  • Associate, Davis Polk, 2016-2021
  • Clifford Chance, 2013-2016
Qualifications and admissions
  • England and Wales
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