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Piers Prichard Jones

Partner

Corporate and M&A

For a complex deal, he would be my guy. He’s got that quality.

Chambers UK 2018

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About Piers Prichard Jones

Piers is a corporate partner in our global transactions group. He co-heads our M&A practice in London.

He acts for a variety of clients across a range of sectors and is particularly well known for his work on transformational, cross border M&A transactions.

Piers combines his transactional work with advice to company boards on activism, capital raisings, governance and risk and crisis management.

Piers is also relationship partner for a number of the firm’s FTSE and international clients.

Recent work

  • ABB on the sale of its power grids division to Hitachi and on other transactions
  • Barrick Gold on its merger with Randgold Resources
  • Berry Global on its recommended offer for RPC
  • Klepierre on its approach to Hammerson
  • Laird on its acquisition by Advent
  • Mars on the disposal of its coffee business to Lavazza and on its acquisition of AniCura and Linnaeus,  as well as on other transactions
  • Xstrata on its merger with Glencore
  • ZPG on its acquisition by Silver Lake

Qualifications

Education

  • Oxford University, UK

Publications

  • Sweet & Maxwell A Practitioner’s Guide to the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers