Herbert Smith Freehills (London)

Alex Kay

Herbert Smith Freehills (London)
Lawyer (Partner)

Alex is a senior corporate M&A lawyer who leads our financial institutions transactions practice. Alex has over 25 years’ experience in advising on a wide range of corporate finance, public and private M&A transactions and on governance issues, specialising in advising corporates and financial institutions on cross border takeovers, M&A and restructurings and major commercial arrangements. He leads our financial institutions transaction practice and also has particular experience of the real estate and consumer sectors. His expertise is recognised by the directories. He is rated as a leading lawyer for M&A and restructuring by IFLR and Legal 500 quotes clients who describe him as "intellectual and commercial". Clients he regularly advises include British American Tobacco, Lloyds Banking Group, the Coca-Cola Company, Hammerson, the Bank of Ireland and Page Group. Alex contributes to Hannigan and Prentice’s The Companies Act 2006: A Commentary. He is the editor of the European Company Law chapters of Tolley’s Company Law Handbook and of the Takeovers section of Buckley on the Companies Acts.

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Articles

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Alex Kay, Tim Briggs, Veronica Roberts The UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) publishes its green paper "national security and infrastructure investment review" for consultation containing proposals to extend the UK merger control public interest intervention regime

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On 17 October 2017 the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its long-awaited Green Paper National Security and Infrastructure Investment Review for consultation. The Green Paper contains proposals to extend the UK merger control public interest intervention (...)

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