Representative experience

McCormick on its unsolicited bid for Premier Foods.

Christian Salvesen on its defense against Norbert D'Entressangle’s bid.

Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit allograft tissue bank, on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Osteotech, Inc.

Cytyc Corporation on its unsolicited takeover proposal for Vision Systems Limited, an Australian public company.

Elementis plc on its defense against activist investor action by Hanover Investors. 

Harmony Gold Mining on its US$8.9bn hostile bid for Gold Fields. 

M.P. Evans on its successful defense of an unsolicited hostile cash offer of £415m by Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad.

Norilsk Nickel Group on its US$6.3bn acquisition (initially hostile) of LionOre Mining. 

OMX on its unsolicited takeover proposal for the London Stock Exchange. 

Shaftesbury on its defense against the unsolicited partial tender offer by Sam Tak Lee. 

Sodexho Marriott Services on its response to the US$1.1bn unsolicited takeover proposal by Sodexho Alliance. 

The Board of Northumbrian Water on the bid defense of the £4bn offer from Cheung Kong Infrastructure.