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Kutner, Jeremy

Jeremy Kutner

Partner

Jeremy Kutner is a partner in the European Corporate Group based in Shearman & Sterling’s London office. Jeremy has worked on a very broad range of corporate transactions, ranging from public and private M&A to equities work, joint ventures and restructurings. Many of the transactions he has worked on, especially over the last few years, have been ground breaking or market-leading in some way.

Recognised as an ‘Up and Coming’ lawyer by Chambers UK, clients have described Jeremy as “super sharp, highly measured and highly commercial,” and comment that he “really understands what the client wants.” He is also recommended by Legal 500 who note that he is “extremely hardworking, and relentless at getting the deal done without losing sight of the client’s objective.”

Selected Experience

  • Holders of subordinated notes issued by The Co-operative Bank plc in connection with its £1.5bn restructuring and acquisition of control by such holders
  • Nokia on its €1.7bn acquisition of Siemens’ stake in Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Citi on its acquisition of ING’s Custody and Securities Services Business in 7 countries across Central and Eastern Europe
  • Liberty Global, Inc., a leading international cable company, with operations in 13 countries, on its acquisition of Virgin Media Inc. in a stock and cash merger transaction valued at approximately $23.3 billion
  • Vivendi on the £487 million sale of Parlophone Label Group, by its subsidiary Universal Music Group, to Warner Music Group
  • Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate, on its acquisition of a Singaporean cocoa ingredients business for approximately US$1 billion

Publications

  • The 2013 Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: “No loss of appetite.” – International Financial Law Review
  • Know-how Article: A Q&A guide to public mergers and acquisitions law in the UK (England and Wales) – PLC Which Lawyer? 2012 and 2013
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Education

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., Kennedy Memorial Scholar
  • Nottingham Law School, Legal Practice Course, (Distinction)
  • Cambridge University, M.A., (Cantab)
  • Cambridge University, B.A., (Hons)

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