Anthony Pisarski

Anthony Pisarski

Baker & McKenzie Services Limited


Anthony is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate M&A practice in London. He advises large companies, funds and other financial sponsors on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings, with a particular focus on complex multijurisdictional carve-outs in the industrial and technology sectors.

Anthony joined Baker McKenzie as a trainee in March 2014. During the final 6 months of his training contract, Anthony was seconded to Unilever's legal corporate and transactions team. Anthony is admitted to practice in England and Wales.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Acted for Emerson Electric Co as international counsel on its:

    • USD 14 billion sale of a majority stake in its Climate Technologies business to Blackstone;
    • USD 3 billion sale of its InSinkErator business to Whirlpool Corporation;
    • USD 6 billion acquisition of a 55% stake in AspenTech;
    • USD 1.44 billion sale of its Power Transmissions Solutions business to Regal Beloit Corporation;
    • USD 1.2 billion sale of its Leroy-Somer and Control Techniques business units to Nidec Corporation and the pre-spin off restructuring;
    • acquisition of GE's Intelligent Platforms business; and
    • acquisition of the valves and controls business of Pentair plc.
  • Acted for BDT Capital as international counsel on:

    • its acquisition of Culligan International, the innovative brand in consumer focused and sustainable water solutions and services;
    • Culligan’s acquisition of Waterlogic, a global designer, manufacturer, distributor and service provider of purified drinking water dispensers; and
    • Culligan's acquisition of the majority of Primo Water Corporation’s businesses in EMEA (excluding UK, Portugal and Israel).
  • Acted for KKR on its acquisition and joint venture with Coty for the Wella professional beauty and retain hair business for USD 4.3 billion, a highly complex carve out across more than 70 countries.

  • Acted for SUEZ on the international carve out aspects of its USD 3.2 billion acquisition of GE's Water and Process Technologies business.

  • Acted Symphony Technology Group and other consortium members on the international carve out aspects of their USD 2 billion acquisition of Dell's RSA cyber business.

  • Acted for SS&C Technologies on the international carve out aspects of its acquisition of IBMs Algorithmics business.

  • Acted for Chr. Hansen A/S on the global carve-out and sale of its EUR 800 million Natural Colors Division.

  • Acted for Unilever on its:

    • USD 575 million disposal of its ADES soy-based beverages business in Latin America to The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola FEMSA.
    • acquisition of the global CAMAY and ZEST personal care businesses from The Procter & Gamble Company.
    • acquisition of a number of premium skincare business, including REN; KATE SOMERVILLE; DERMALOGICA; MURAD; and
    • sale of its Chilean ice-cream business.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales


  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2016)


  • College of Law at London (LPC, Distinction) (2014)
  • King's College London (LLB Law 2:1) (2013)
  • Humboldt University of Berlin (M.L.L.P., Distinction) (2012)


  • English
  • German
  • Polish