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 and sporting equipment, 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.
Over the period since 2015, Davis Polk ranks first in global consumer products and retail M&A by cumulative deal value, with over $800 billion in representations, according to Refinitiv. Over that time, we have more than 30% of global market share in these transactions.
Our clients in consumer products and retail include Dean Foods, Dufry, Ferrero, Heineken, L Brands, Natura, Reckitt Benckiser, Reynolds Consumer Group, Tyson Foods and VF.