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Léonore De Mullewie

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Léonore De Mullewie

Associate
Antitrust & Competition
London

Associate in our Antitrust & Competition practice, based in London.

Léonore advises major national and international corporates and asset management and private equity companies on all areas of EU and national competition/antitrust law, principally merger control before European and international jurisdictions. She regularly coordinates merger control and foreign investment proceedings worldwide on global transactions in a broad range of sectors, including consumer electronics, industrial chemicals and branded consumer goods.

Languages
French
Languages
French

Experience highlights

  • IHS Markit on its $44 billion all-stock merger with S&P Global
  • Ingersoll-Rand plc in connection with the approximately $15 billion combination of its industrial segment with Gardner Denver Holdings, Inc.
  • Clarivate Analytics plc in connection with its $7 billion combination with CPA Global
  • Ingram Micro on its $7 billion sale to Platinum Equity
  • PepsiCo, Inc. on its $4 billion acquisition of Rockstar Energy Beverages
  • TRATON SE on its $3.7 billion acquisition of Navistar International Corp.
  • Natura Cosméticos on its $3.55 billion acquisition of Avon Products, Inc.
  • A consortium led by Symphony Technology Group on its approximately $2.1 billion acquisition of RSA from Dell Technologies
  • Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. on its $450 million acquisition of Asteelflash
  • Reliance Industries Limited and Jio Platforms Limited in connection with binding agreements entered into with Facebook, Inc. for an investment of ₹43,574 crore by Facebook into Jio Platforms
  • ECI Telecom Group Ltd. on its merger with Ribbon Communications Inc.
  • EF Education First in relation to the sale of its Fortress business to Permira
  • Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. with regard to its restructuring
  • KPS Capital Partners in its acquisition of Garrett Motion Inc.
  • Bath & Body Works (f/k/a L Brands) on the contemplated sale of the Victoria Secret business to Sycamore
  • Morgan Stanley on its acquisition of E*Trade
  • Taboola on its contemplated merger with Outbrain
  • Tencent on its strategic investment in Universal Music Group;
  • The Orogen Group on its acquisition of a majority interest in Westcor Land Title Insurance Company

Prior to joining Davis Polk, Leonore worked in a leading international law firm in Brussels, New York and London advising on all aspects of antitrust/competition law, including merger control, anticompetitive agreements and antitrust compliance issues. During this time, she advised on major competition transactions, including the US$73bn merger of equals between Linde and Praxair.

Insights

Education
Master, Law, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • magna cum laude
M.Sc., International Law and Management, HEC Paris
  • summa cum laude
LL.M., European Competition Law, King's College London, Dickson Poon School of Law
  • with merit
B.A./LL.B., European Law, Maastricht University
  • first-class honours
Professional history
  • Associate, Davis Polk 2019-present
  • Associate, Linklaters (Brussels, New York and London)
  • Research Assistant and Lecturer, HEC (Paris)
  • Institute for Law and Finance (Frankfurt)
Qualifications and admissions
  • Brussels
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