Mr. Pearce is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the London office. He advises corporate, private equity and investment banking clients on public and private mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and securities offerings and listings, as well as on corporate governance, shareholder activism and restructuring matters. [Full Bio]

On April 20, 2020, the UK Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced a new £500 million scheme (delivered by the UK Government in partnership with the British Business Bank) to provide convertible loans (alongside private third party matched investors) as bridge funding to innovative companies facing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus
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