Robert Bishop
DLA Piper USA
Mergers & Acquisitions
Partner
160 Aldersgate Street
London EC1A 4HT
United Kingdom
Contact
robert.bishop@dlapiper.com
+44 (0)20 7796 6631
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Main Practice Area

Mergers & Acquisitions

Education
  • Exeter University, Economics & Politics
  • College of Law, Chester, CPE/LSF
Biography

Bob Bishop is Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Corporate Group and co-chairs the firm's M&A practice.

He advises clients on all areas of corporate/corporate finance law and practice, with a particular focus on cross-border M&A. His experience includes recommended and hostile public takeovers, all manner of private share and business acquisitions / disposals, initial and secondary equity offerings, private equity, group reorganisations, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Bob acts for listed and private companies, institutional investors and financial intermediaries, with a particular focus on the Consumer Goods / Food & Beverage, Life Sciences and TMT sectors.

Experience

Clients Bob advises include CareFusion, Carlyle, Danaher Corporation, Dassault Systèmes, Discovery Communications, Hain Celestial, Investec, Liberty Global, Mond?lez International and Nuplex Industries.

Professional Qualifications

  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Recognitions

  • Interviewees report: "His ability to grasp the commercial needs of a client is a real asset." - Chambers & Partners 2018
  • The ‘incredibly responsive, thoughtful’ and ‘very experienced’ Robert Bishop is ‘pragmatic, commercially savvy’ and ‘a brilliant negotiator’. - Legal 500 UK 2017

Sectors

  • Life Sciences
  • Technology
Practice Areas
  • Corporate
  • Private Equity
  • Capital Markets
  • Finance
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