Michael Gilson
  1. Associate

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

Work Highlights

  • 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
  • Tailwind Capital 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 in its acquisition of DST Systems
  • Silver Lake on its investment in WPEngine
  • HRG on its $10 billion combination with Spectrum Brands
  • Roper Technologies on its $2.8 billion purchase of Deltek and its $627 million acquisition of ConstructConnect

Professional History

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

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • England and Wales


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