Michael Gilson
  1. Associate

Mr. Gilson is an associate in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

Work Highlights

    • Shire on its £46 billion acquisition by Takeda
    • Roper Technologies on its $2.8 billion acquisition of Deltek and its $627 million acquisition of ConstructConnect
    • Services Group of America on the $1.8 billion sale of its five operating companies collectively known as SGA’s Food Group of Companies to US Foods
    • HRG on its $10 billion combination with Spectrum Brands
    • IHS Markit on its pending divestiture of its Jane’s business
    • Tailwind Capital, a private equity firm, on its acquisition of Abode Healthcare
    • TiGenix on its $624 million acquisition by Takeda
    • Petrobras on its $892 million sale of its indirect stake in Petrobras Argentina to Pampa Energia
    • Advanced Semiconductor Engineering on its combination with Silicon Precision Industries Co.
    • SS&C Technologies on its acquisition of DST Systems
    • Silver Lake on its investment in WPEngine

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2014
  • London office, 2014-2016

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Law, University of Cambridge, 2012
  • LL.M., McGill University, 2013