David Cardwell

Counsel

David Cardwell

Brussels

P: +32.2.891.7330 F: +32.2.891.7430
  • McDermott International in securing merger control clearances and related antitrust matters in respect of its $6 billion combination with CB&I
  • Liberty Media Corporation in its acquisition of Formula One, the iconic global motorsports business, securing merger clearances from competition authorities in the EU and the rest of the world
  • Halliburton on numerous matters, including its proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes
  • Four-month secondment acting as senior antitrust counsel with a global oil and gas major in London and The Hague, focused on upstream antitrust but also advising on downstream, midstream and "new energy" matters
  • The AES Corporation in securing EU merger approval of its Fluence joint venture with Siemens AG
  • EN+ Group in Glencore's proposed RUSAL-EN+ share swap
  • Liberty Interactive and Liberty Media in various merger control-related matters
  • Dresser-Rand in EU and other merger control approvals of its $7.8 billion merger with Siemens
  • American Industrial Partners in merger control approvals for numerous transactions
  • SI Group, Inc. in securing antitrust approval for the acquisition from Albemarle of its antioxidants, ibuprofen and related businesses
  • Colfax Corporation in merger filings in respect of its US$1 billion acquisition of Victor Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global manufacturer of cutting, gas control and specialty welding solutions
  • Caterpillar, Inc. on various transactions, including Caterpillar's acquisition of Johan Walter Berg AB, including the core brand Berg Propulsion, which involved antitrust approval in several EU Member States
  • Cameron International Corp. / Schlumberger joint venture. Secured Phase I approval from the European Commission and other antitrust agencies for the establishment of OneSubsea, a 60/40 joint venture between Cameron and Schlumberger intended to develop and manufacture products for the subsea oil & gas market.
  • Contran Corporation in obtaining EU antitrust approval for the $2.9 billion sale of its subsidiary, Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET), to Precision Castparts Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company/Zheijiang Geely. Represented Ford in the $1.3 billion sale of Volvo Cars to Zheijiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited, including multiple merger reviews before the European Commission and various national authorities.*
  • Northumbrian Water Group plc/UK Water. Represented Northumbrian Water Group in EU and other merger control approvals for one of the largest UK public takeovers of 2011 – the £4.7 billion sale of Northumbrian Water to a Cheung Kong Infrastructure-led consortium.*
  • Ariba in connection with acquisition by SAP AG's $4.3 billion acquisition of Ariba, including advising on UK and international merger control filings and related antitrust counseling.*
  • A major transportation company on defending a price discrimination/abuse of dominance complaint.*
  • One of the world's major liner shipping companies in the preparation and implementation of a global antitrust compliance program across multiple EU and other international offices.*
  • A global client in respect of a cartel investigation begun in 2011 by the European Commission.*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts