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Vivek Thanki

Associate in our Corporate practice, based in London. Previously completed a rotation in Capital Markets in our New York office.

Vivek advises on a range of private and public mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and securities offerings and listings.

Experience highlights

  • Boots on the establishment of its €1 billion commercial paper programme and application to the Bank of England’s Covid Corporate Financing Facility
  • Mereo BioPharma on its combination with OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
  • Nuvei on the financing of its $889 million takeover of SafeCharge
  • Verisk Analytics on its $200 million SEC-registered senior notes reopening
  • Investment banks as financial advisers, sponsors and/or underwriters in connection with:
    • Hammerson’s £552 million rights issue on the London Stock Exchange
    • Unilever’s simplification of its dual listed company structure
    • The Emirate of Abu Dhabi’s series of investment grade bond offerings totaling $15 billion
    • Datadog’s $648 million Nasdaq IPO and subsequent $747.5 million convertible notes offering
    • The Rank Group’s £115.3 million takeover of Stride Gaming
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LL.B., Law, King's College London, Dickson Poon School of Law
  • with honours
Professional history
  • Davis Polk since 2018
Qualifications and admissions
  • England and Wales
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