Adam Dawson

Counsel

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Brussels

P: +32.2.891.7319
F: +32.2.891.7400

Merger Control

  • Halliburton in seeking EU and other merger control approvals of its $28 billion proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes.
  • MeadWestVaco in merger control approvals of its $16 billion merger with Rock-Tenn.
  • Dresser-Rand in EU and other merger control approvals of its $7.8 billion merger with Siemens.
  • Barrick Gold in EU merger control approval of its $1 billion sale of a 50% interest in the Zaldivar copper mine to Antofagasta.
  • EN+ Group in Glencore’s proposed RUSAL-EN+ share swap.
  • Ingevity in merger control approvals of its $310 million acquisition of Georgia Pacific’s chemical pine business.
  • Global independent power producer in merger control approvals of its $178.6 million sale of a 50% interest in Silver Ridge Power to SunEdison.
  • Dell in merger control approvals of the sale of its Engineering Services division to L&T Technology Services.
  • CA Technologies in its acquisition of Grid-Tools, a provider of automated software testing.
  • Rosneft Oil Company in EU and other merger control approvals of its joint venture with General Electric for the supply of industrial IoT applications.
  • Rosneft Oil Company in merger control approvals of its $1.1 billion acquisition of a 30% interest in the Egyptian Zohr gas field from Eni.
  • Rosneft Oil Company in merger control approvals of various upstream joint ventures.
  • Liberty Media Global in various potential acquisitions.
  • Colfax in merger control approvals of its acquisitions of Flakt Woods, Victor Technologies, GE Oil & Gas’s Roots Blowers & Compressors, and Siemens’ Turbomachinery Equipment GmbH.
  • American Industrial Partners (AIP) in merger control approvals of its acquisitions of Goss International, Gerber Technology, Moly-Cop, and L3’s Vertex Aerospace.
  • Noble Corporation in its $1.7 billion spin-off of Paragon Offshore.
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation in its $1.8 billion spin-off of Halyard Health.
  • A third party complainant in the European Commission’s investigation into the proposed $14 billion Deutsche Borse/London Stock Exchange merger.
  • A third party complainant in the European Commission’s investigation into the $10 billion General Electric/Alstom merger.
  • A potential purchaser in the UK Competition and Markets Authority investigation into John Wood Group’s proposed acquisition of Amec Foster Wheeler.
  • Mondi in EU and other merger control approvals for its acquisition of Nordenia.*
  • GE in EU and other merger control approvals for a joint venture with Microsoft.*
  • Volkswagen in EU merger control approval for its joint venture with D’Ieteren.*
  • Pfizer in merger control approvals for its acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals.*
  • Yahoo! in EU and other merger control approvals for its partnership with Microsoft.*

Unilateral Conduct

  • The International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a complainant in the European Commission's investigation into anticompetitive practices in the aircraft engines and components aftermarket.
  • A complainant in the European Commission’s investigation into Google's abusive practices in online search.*

Antitrust Consulting

  • An international manufacturer on the use of pricing algorithms.
  • An online marketplace on its compatibility with EU competition law.
  • A B2B platform on its compatibility with EU competition law.
  • An international oilfield services company on its potential exposure to EU competition law.
  • An international polymer supplier on the validity of its international joint ventures and distribution agreements.
  • A major gas distributor on the implementation of the Third Energy Package in the EU.*

*Prior to joining Baker Botts