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Robert Moore


Bob is a Partner in our corporate team specialising in mergers and acquisitions.



Bob helps clients implement M&A and other transactions across the globe.

Bob's advises large corporations on their investments and corporate governance matters.

His experience includes public company takeovers, corporate governance advice, private company acquisitions and disposals and joint ventures, distressed M&A, demergers and innovative returns of value to shareholders.

A member of our Nordics, Japan, Healthcare and Aviation teams Bob is listed as a leading individual in aviation by Legal 500

Bob's experience includes advising:

  • Stagecoach Group on its proposed all share combination with National Express and subsequent takeover by DWS Infrastructure
  • National Grid plc on its £7.8 billion acquisition of Western Power Distribution
  • Kin+Carta on becoming the first certified B Corps on the London Stock Exchange 
  • Jet2 on its institutional placings and convertible bond issue
  • Genus on various investments
  • Biotage on its acquisition of ATDBio
  • Bridgestone Corporation on its acquisition and licensing of iTrack 
  • Asterion Infrastructure Partners on its takeover of AMP Clean Energy
  • Interactive investor on its takeover of Share plc
  • Severn Trent on its successful defence of a possible takeover offer from a Borealis led consortium, joint venture with United Utilities, acquisitions of Dee Valley and Agrivert and disposals of its water purification and water services businesses


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