Jannan Crozier

Jannan Crozier

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jannan Crozier is a partner in Baker & McKenzie's Corporate Group based in London and the Firms Global M&A Chair. Jannan practices in Corporate Law and advises clients in relation to cross-border mergers and acquisitions and negotiated carve out transactions.

Jannan joined Baker & McKenzie's London office as a trainee solicitor in 2003, qualifying as a solicitor in the Corporate Group in 2005 and being promoted to partner in 2015.

The Legal 500 lists Jannan as a "Next Generation Partner" within M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, GPB 500 million and ".. is especially experienced in cross-border M&A, and complex carve-outs."

Representative Legal Matters

M&A / Carve-Outs

  • Advised Emerson Electric on the USD 14 billion sale of its Climate Technologies business to Blackstone.
  • Advised Sika AG on its EUR 5.3 billion acquisition of MBCC from LoneStar including the sale and carve out of the remedy divestment of the MBS business to Cinven.
  • Advised Baker Hughes on the carve out and sale of Nexus Controls to General Electric.
  • Advised Emerson Electric on the carve out of its USD 3 billion sale of its Insinkerator business to Whirlpool.
  • Advised SUEZ and SUEZ UK on aspects of its hostile takeover by Veolia and advised SUEZ UK on the subsequent GBP 2 billion sale of the UK business to Macquarie and then back to SUEZ.
  • Advised Baker Hughes on the carve out sale of its Subsea drilling business into a joint venture with MH Wirth/ Akastor.
  • Advised Emerson Electric Co. on the carve out sale aspects of its technology contribution of OSI, Roxar and Paradigm businesses with AspenTech.
  • Advised Chr. Hansen on its EUR 800 million carve out sale of its Natural Colors Division to EQT in +40 countries. 
  • Advised Vertiv, a provider of critical infrastructure and continuity solutions on its USD 2 billion acquisition of E&I Engineering.
  • Advised Kantar on the sale of its Public business to private equity Trilantic.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2005)


  • College of Law, Chester (LPC, with distinction) (2002)
  • University of Manchester (LLB) (2001)


  • English

Previous Offices

  • Sydney
  • Moscow
  • FT "Lawyers unlocking valuable insights through data", October 2022
  • FT Big Deal Series "The Rise of Private Equity in the Complex Carve-Out", November 2021
  • Co-Author of Law360s "The rise of the modern Carve-Out", March 2017
  • "My Career Story: I was pregnant at the same time I went up for Partnership", published in June 2016 by The Lawyer.
  • Co-Author of PLC Article on Carve Out transactions, June 2015