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Linklaters LLP

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ONE SILK STREET, LONDON, EC2Y 8HQ, ENGLAND
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Aedamar Comiskey

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Work 020 7456 3438
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Linklaters LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Aedamar is Linklaters Global Head of Corporate and specialises in public and private M&A and regulatory and corporate governance advisory work. She is the lead relationship partner and boardroom adviser for many of the firm's FTSE clients.

Aedamar recently led a number of high-profile M&A deals including advising Unilever on its defence of Kraft Heinz company's US$145bn approach; Visa Europe on its €18.37bn sale to Visa Inc; Amec Foster Wheeler on Wood Group's £2.2bn recommended offer; HSBC on the US$5.2bn sale of its Brazilian bank to Banco Bradesco; and Amlin on Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance's £3.48bn recommended offer.

Aedamar is also a non-executive director of FTSE company, Hames Fisher and Sons plc.

 

Career

Trainee solicitor Linklaters (London, 1992-94); Assistant solicitor (1994-2001); Partner 2001 to date.

Education

University College, Dublin (1988 BCL Law)

Leisure

3 sons, sailing and cycling


London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Within: Leading individuals

Aedamar Comiskey - Linklaters LLP

Within: M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+

Linklaters LLP advises clients across a broad range of complex cross-border M&A transactions, frequently above the £1bn mark. Clients include a large number of household names, a large proportion of which are FTSE100-listed companies. The firm's sector expertise is exhibited through an array of distinct work highlights, including Takeda's takeover of Shire in the pharmaceuticals sector, which managing associate Sarah Flaherty advised on, and Sainsbury's proposed merger with Asda in the retail sector, in which the highly-regarded Iain Fenn acted for Sainsbury's. Fenn was also the lead name when the firm advised Old Mutual on its £12bn demerger. The 'professional' Aedamar Comiskey heads the global corporate practice, while Matthew Middleditch is chairman. Fionnghuala Griggs, partner since May 2017, is particularly experienced in Fintech and has  advised private companies in this sector on complex schemes of arrangement, in addition to advising financial service groups on Brexit. Derek Tong, who was recently promoted to partner,  heads the UK technology transactions team. Senior partner Charlie Jacobs maintains an active role as boardroom adviser to many of the firm's high-profile clients. Departures include that of experienced M&A partner Roger Barron.

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