“Global Competition Lawyer of the Year”
John Davies acts on investigations and high-profile mergers, recently acting for Anheuser-Busch InBev on its £71 billion acquisition of SABMiller. Sources value that 'he is an antitrust lawyer who can take a position in difficult circumstances - excellent at telling the board what they need to do from an antitrust perspective.'
Global Competition Lawyer of the Year
The renowned John Davies splits his time between London and Brussels and has been active of late on merger control and investigations into credit default swaps. He acted for Rexam on its GBP4.3 billion acquisition of Ball.
Global M&A deal of 2016 - ABInbev/SAB Miller
John 'is operating at the very highest level', and is sought after for his 'peerless strategic counsel' and 'exemplary advocacy.
John Davies is a highly esteemed practitioner who splits his time between London and Brussels. His practice encompasses both UK and European competition law. Davies assists clients with a range of competition matters but has a particularly impressive track record in merger control, recently advising Honeywell on the divestiture of its friction materials business to Federal-Mogul.
Best Antitrust Academic Article - Mergers
Getting the Deal Through: Merger Control Antitrust (consulting editor)