Joseph Scrace
  1. Associate

Mr. Scrace is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the London office. He advises corporate and investment banking clients on public and private M&A transactions, securities offerings and general corporate advisory matters.

Work Highlights

Recent transactions have included advising:

  • The financial advisers to Apollo Management IX on its £3.3 billion proposed acquisition of RPC Group plc
  • Comcast on its £30.6 billion takeover of Sky and its $65 million proposed acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox 
  • Temenos on its £1.4 billion takeover offer for Fidessa
  • ContourGlobal plc on its £1.7 billion IPO and London premium listing
  • Natura Cosméticos on its €1 billion acquisition of The Body Shop from L’Oréal
  • Heineken on its €1.025 billion acquisition of Brasil Kirin from Kirin Holdings Company 
  • Technip on its $17 billion merger with FMC Technologies

Before joining Davis Polk, key transactions Mr. Scrace advised on included:

  • GE on its $2.2 billion sale of its European sponsor finance business to SMBC
  • B&M European Value Retail SA on its £2.7 billion IPO and London listing

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2016
  • Clifford Chance, 2013-2016

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • England and Wales


  • LL.B., University of Bristol, 2011
    • First Class Honours