Sam Bagot’s practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions.

He has extensive experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and other corporate transactions (including joint ventures and corporate restructurings). Sam also has extensive experience in cross-border international transactions, the natural resources sector, and capital markets transactions.

Notable Experience

  • Cascade Investment on its recommended $4.7 billion offer for Signature Aviation, as part of a consortium with Blackstone and Global Infrastructure Partners, which topped a prior $4.6 billion offer from Global Infrastructure Partners on a standalone basis.

  • Ivanhoe Cambridge in connection with its consortium public bid for easyHotel.

  • Allied Universal in connection with its public bid for G4S plc.

  • Schroders in connection with its acquisition of Adveq, a European PE manager.

  • ArcelorMittal in the divestiture of European steel plants to Liberty House Group.

  • Lafarge, as seller, in the €6.5 billion sale of certain assets to CRH, by Lafarge and Holcim Ltd in the context of their €40 billion merger.

  • Loxam in its public bid for Lavendon Group.

  • Google in the acquisition of DeepMind Technologies Limited, a London-based artificial intelligence company.

  • The Coca-Cola Company on the combination of businesses to form a new Western European bottler to be called Coca-Cola European Partners, creating the world’s largest independent bottler of Coca-Cola products.

  • TPG in its public takeover of Prezzo PLC, in its acquisition of Victoria Plum Limited and M.F.I. Direct Limited; in its $900 million acquisition of Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret, a Turkish spirits manufacturer, and in its subsequent £1.3 billion sale to Diageo plc; and in its acquisition of British fashion retailer Republic.

  • Vale in its $1.6 billion acquisition of holding interests in a potash project in Argentina and the Corumbá iron ore mine in Brazil from Rio Tinto.

  • BHP Billiton in the $650 million sale of its Pinto Valley copper mining operations and the San Manuel Arizona Railroad Company to Capstone Mining Corp.

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