Ranked InLondon (Firms)
Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability (Band 1)
Practice Areas: Michael Hatchard is practice leader of the English law facility at Skadden and has extensive experience in acquisitions, mergers, strategic investments and divestments. His practice also includes global securities transactions with primary representations in many of the UK privatisations and advisory roles across a broad range of primary and secondary securities offerings. Representations include News Corporation in its disposal of NDS and its interests in BSkyB; The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. in its hostile offer for the London Stock Exchange and subsequent recommended acquisition of OMX Group; and Colfax Corporation in its acquisition of Charter International.