Andrew Clark advises strategic buyers and sellers and private equity firms (together with their portfolio companies) on complex and cross-border M&A transactions across industries, including technology, biotech and pharmaceuticals, and consumer and entertainment.

Mr. Clark guides his clients’ most important corporate transactions at every stage of growth and investment, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Joint ventures and strategic investments
  • Corporate governance
  • Securities laws matters

Mr. Clark, who is qualified to practice both US and UK law, draws on his experience steering strategic and private equity-backed transactions in the US and Europe to deliver practical, commercially savvy counsel to clients in a range of industries.

Mr. Clark is Global Chair of the firm's Training & Career Enhancement Committee.

Mr. Clark’s representative transactions include advising:


  • Silver Lake Partners in its pending acquisition of Qualtrics
  • Redemption Games in its acquisition by AppLovin
  • Insomniac Games in its acquisition by Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • System1 in its deSPAC transaction and other acquisitions, equity financing transactions, and general corporate matters
  • Marlin Equity Partners in its acquisitions of:
    • Inkling Systems
    • Skuid
    • Hot Schedules
    • Fourth Limited
    • Lifesize
  • Expedia in multiple transactions, including its disposal of its corporate managed travel division, Egencia, and its acquisition of SilverRail Technologies

Private Equity

  • Leonard Green & Partners in its acquisitions of or investments in:
    • Caliber Collision
    • Wrench Group
    • CPA Global
    • Omnia Partners
    • Mariner Wealth Advisors
  • Catterton Partners in its combination with L Capital and L Real Estate, the private equity operations of LVMH and Groupe Arnault, to form the joint venture, L Catterton
  • Shamrock Capital on the sale of its ownership stake in Consilio, a provider of eDiscovery, document review, and legal consulting services
  • Mayfair Equity partners in its acquisition of Pixomondo, an international visual effects company
  • Transom Capital in its:
    • Acquisition of Beauty Quest Group
    • Disposal of Martin Audio
    • Disposal of Pelco
  • Onex Corporation in its acquisition of Survitec Group

Biotech & Pharmaceuticals

  • GRAIL in its sale to Illumina for US$8 billion
  • Allergan PLC in the US$40.5 billion sale of its Global Generic Pharmaceuticals Business to Teva
  • Sobi in its US$1.5 billion acquisition of RSV Products from AstraZeneca
  • Obagi in its US$1.2 billion business combination with Waldencast and Milk Makeup
  • Multiple pharmaceutical companies in the acquisition or disposal of FDA Priority Review Vouchers

Consumer & Entertainment

  • Cast & Crew in its acquisition of multiple businesses, including:
    • Backstage
    • Media Services, a payroll and production management solutions company
    • Sargent-Disc, a UK-based provider of film and television payroll, accounting, software, and services
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment in multiple transactions, including its acquisition of Crunchyroll, its purchase of AT&T’s minority interest in their joint venture that owned Game Show Network, and its disposal of the GSN Games Business
  • Nike in its sale of the Hurley brand
  • Stuff Media in connection with its sale to iHeart Media
  • Advantage Sales & Marketing on the establishment of its European joint venture with the Smollan Group
  • Cremo in its acquisition by Edgewell Personal Care
  • Whip Media Group in connection with its acquisition of MediaMorph, numerous preferred stock financings, and general corporate matters

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Scotland (Solicitor)


  • Diploma in Legal Practice, Glasgow Graduate School of Law, 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Glasgow, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English