Nick Wolfe advises on merger control, in particular before the European Commission and the Competition and Markets Authority, compliance with Articles 101 and 102, and State aid. Mr. Wolfe’s experience involves various sectors, from financial services to manufacturing, technology and media. In recognition of his work, he has been named to Who’s Who Legal: Competition. Prior to practising law, he worked as a financial services regulator in London.
Mr. Wolfe’s merger control experience includes advising:
- ABB in its acquisition of the industrial solutions business of General Electric
- Activision Blizzard Inc. in its US$75 billion acquisition by Microsoft Corporation
- Adobe Inc. with the antitrust aspects of its US$20 billion acquisition of Figma, Inc.
- Air Canada in its US$523 million proposed, but later abandoned, acquisition of Transat A.T. Inc.
- Doughty Hanson in the sale of LM Wind Power to General Electric
- EMC in its acquisition by Dell
- Netflix, Inc. in its acquisition of The Roald Dahl Story Company Limited, which manages the literary works, copyrights and trademarks of author Roald Dahl
- Nikkei Inc. in its acquisition of the Financial Times
- Nokia in its acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent
- PayPal, Inc. in its US$2.2 billion acquisition of iZettle AB, including in the related Phase 2 U.K. Competition and Markets Authority inquiry
- SanDisk in its acquisition by Western Digital Corporation
- Wolt Enterprises Oy in its £7 billion acquisition by DoorDash, Inc.
- XL Group in its acquisition of Catlin Group Limited
- Yahoo in its sale to Verizon Communications