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Bruce Embley, partner, Skadden

Date: 7 November 2022 

Time: 17.00-18.00 GMT

Event format: Live / virtual

Cost: FREE

Who should sign-up? Aspiring commercial solicitors who want to boost their commercial awareness and gain an insight into training at at Skadden Arps.

CheekyLittleCareers is delighted to be hosting a live virtual fireside chat with Bruce Embley, M&A partner at the London office of elite US firm Skadden Arps. Host Husnara Begum, owner of Cheekylittlecareers and Ex-Linklaters corporate lawyer, will host the chat.

She’ll be asking questions ranging from Bruce’s career path to partnership, what working in corporate law is like and life at Skadden.

More about Bruce:

Bruce has advised on numerous high-profile and complex M&A transactions, for which he has a demonstrable track record of delivering successful outcomes.

His practice focuses on a wide range of clients, including international corporations and financial sponsors. Prior to joining Skadden, Mr. Embley advised on AB InBev’s US$103 billion combination with SABMiller, which was the largest-ever cash offer worldwide and the largest U.K. M&A deal; the first U.S./U.K. dual-listed company merger; the first public takeover in the United Arab Emirates; and the largest announced M&A transaction in Africa.

Bruce’s recent representations since joining Skadden include advising:

– Refresco Group B.V., a leading independent beverage solutions provider, on the sale of a majority stake in the business to KKR;

– the Permira funds on the sale, alongside Berkshire Partners, of a majority stake in Teraco Data Environments (Africa’s largest carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions provider) to Digital Realty Trust, Inc. at an enterprise value of approximately US$3.5 billion;

– the shareholders of MiQ, including the founders of the company and ECI Partners, in the sale of a majority interest in the company to funds advised by Bridgepoint;

– Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited in the US$410 million sale and leaseback of its telecommunication towers portfolio in South Africa to IHS Holding Limited; and

– DSV Panalpina A/S in its US$4.2 billion acquisition of the global integrated logistics business of Agility Public Warehousing Company K.S.C.P.

Bruce’s transactional work has been featured in numerous media outlets, including Bloomberg, the Financial Times, the Times and the Telegraph, and he is frequently cited by legal directories as a leading M&A lawyer, including Chambers UK, Chambers Global, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers in the UK, IFLR1000 and Who’s Who Legal.

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