McGuireWoods London continues the strategic expansion of its corporate
practice with the addition of partner
Jeremy Davis, who enhances the firm’s already formidable global mergers and
Davis brings significant experience in cross-border M&A involving U.S.
investment in Europe and in assisting multinationals to expand their
business interests throughout Europe. He advises clients across industries,
including metals, packaging, manufacturing and information technology, and
represents businesses of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 companies.
Davis’ transactional experience includes representing a Fortune 500 auto
parts company in multiple strategic acquisitions that dramatically expanded
its European footprint. He also advised the selling shareholders of Cyprus’
leading pharmaceutical company to a market leader in health and care
products in South Africa for €335 million.
Prestigious guides published by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500
have recognized Davis for his M&A and corporate finance work. He joins
McGuireWoods London from K&L Gates.
“I have worked with Jeremy for more than 20 years and his full-service
M&A capabilities and extensive cross-border experience strengthen our
corporate practice in London to the benefit of our U.S. and European
Scott Westwood, chair of McGuireWoods’ M&A, Corporate Transactions & Technology
“McGuireWoods is an established leader in the United States for M&A
work, and Jeremy will certainly bolster our outstanding group here in
Daniel Peyton, managing partner of the London office.
“I am very excited to join McGuireWoods London at this exciting time and to
help with the growth of the corporate team. It is a talented team and I’m
looking forward to helping our clients achieve their business goals,” Davis
McGuireWoods earned a Tier 1 ranking — the highest possible — in The Legal 500 UK 2016
guide for corporate and commercial M&A. The strong results came at the
same time the firm broadened its footprint with new offices in Shanghai and
San Francisco to assist clients with trans-Pacific deals.
McGuireWoods was among the top 10 law firms for overall
and mid-market M&A in 2016, according to authoritative league tables compiled by
Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters.