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Elyka A. Anvari

Ms. Anvari is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Her practice includes advising clients on U.S. and international public and private company transactions. She also provides general corporate governance and securities law advice.

Work Highlights

Recent Transactions
  • Advanced Accelerator Applications on its pending $3.9 billion all-cash tender offer from Novartis
  • VF Corporation on its $820 million acquisition of Williamson-Dickies Holding Company
  • Markit on its $13 billion all-share merger of equals with IHS
  • Noble Group Limited on its $1.05 billion sale of its Noble Americas Energy Solutions subsidiary to Calpine Corporation
  • C1 Financial on its $402.5 million all-stock acquisition by Bank of the Ozarks
  • Metalmark Capital on its $110 million minority investment in preferred interests of Reliance Gathering, LLC and its majority investment in WorldStrides
  • I Squared Capital on its acquisition of Lincoln Clean Energy
  • MasterCard on its acquisition of Applied Predictive Technologies
  • Roche on its strategic collaboration with Foundation Medicine
  • Goldman Sachs’ merchant banking division (PIA) on various transactions
  • Cornell Capital on various transactions

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2014 


  • 450 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
    P: +1 212 450 3216
    F: +1 212 701 6216

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Government and French, Georgetown University, 2010
    • magna cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2014


  • Farsi
  • French