Anthony Pisarski

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Anthony is a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate M&A practice in London.

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.

Practice Focus

Anthony 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.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised 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.
  • Advised BDT Capital on the international carve out aspects of their acquisition of Culligan International, the innovative brand in consumer-focused and sustainable water solutions and services.
    Advised Chr. Hansen A/S on the global carve-out and sale of its EUR 800 million Natural Colors Division.
  • Advised SS&C Technologies on the international carve out aspects of its acquisition of IBMs Algorithmics business.
  • Advised Unilever on the sale of its Chilean ice cream business.
  • Acted for KKR on its acquisition and Wella joint venture with Coty for the 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 for Emerson Electric Co on various international carve-out, including its:
    • 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
    • acquisition of the valves and controls business of Pentair plc
  • Acted for Unilever on the proposed USD 575 million disposal of its ADES soy-based beverages business in Latin America to The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola FEMSA.
  • Acted for Unilever on a number of premium skincare acquisitions - REN; KATE SOMERVILLE; DERMALOGICA; MURAD.
  • Acted for Unilever on its acquisition of the global CAMAY and ZEST personal care businesses from The Procter & Gamble Company.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England and Wales

Admissions

  • England & Wales~United Kingdom (2016)

Education

  • 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)

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Polish