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Mark Poulton

Mark Poulton


Mark Poulton

Mark Poulton has over 25 years’ experience in corporate mergers and demergers, acquisitions and disposals, restructurings, structured financings and joint ventures, particularly in the energy, TMT and real estate sectors.

Mark co-leads the firm’s India-related M&A focus.

Global M&A Toolkit

Bringing clarity to complex cross-border M&A, providing in-depth analysis of the M&A trends across the globe

  • Johnson Matthey's disposal of its research chemicals business, Alfa Aesar, across China, Germany, India, South Korea, the UK and the US
  • GIC on its purchase of a 50% interest in London’s Broadgate Estate from certain Blackstone Real Estate funds and related joint venture arrangements with British Land
  • Canary Wharf Group in relation to the GBP£4.8 billion public takeover by the QIA and Brookfield 
  • Deutsche Bank in relation to the restructuring and subsequent sale of Actavis, a leading global generics business
  • EdF on joint venturing the development of the new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point, Somerset (Hinkley Point C)
  • Co-op in relation to the ultimately unsuccessful acquisition of 632 Lloyds TSB bank branches in the UK
  • British Energy Group in relation to strategic review, auction process and ultimately GBP£12.5 billion public takeover by Electricité de France including HM Government stake

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Career and qualifications

  • Joined Clifford Chance 1988
  • Partner since 1997