Mergers & Acquisitions are major milestones in the life of your business, requiring deep understanding of your strategic objectives and skillful handling on the part of your legal team.

Conyers brings the experience you need, having advised many of the world’s most recognised companies and institutions on the Bermuda, BVI and Cayman Islands aspects of their M&A transactions.

Mergers and acquisitions are a speciality for Conyers. From early structuring to successful closing, our lawyers advise on all aspects of your deal. We have experience in handling multibillion-dollar business combinations, with particular expertise in the insurance, engineering, finance, healthcare, technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and oil & gas sectors.

Global team, local expertise

Your needs are met by an experienced team of over 80 M&A lawyers advising on the laws of Bermuda, the BVI, and the Cayman Islands. Your Conyers team lives and works on the ground in those jurisdictions and in the key financial centres of London, Hong Kong and Singapore. This global presence means that we are there when and where you need us, across time zones and geographies, with established relationships where they matter most.

Beyond advising on the offshore aspects of your deal, your Conyers legal team offers substantive structuring advice and guidance on shareholder and enforceability considerations.

The scope of our offering includes:

  • Amalgamations/mergers
  • Acquisitions (public and private)
  • Joint ventures
  • Takeovers
  • Continuations
  • Schemes of arrangement
  • Tender offers
  • Squeeze-outs
  • Anti-takeover measures, such as shareholder rights plans
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Reorganisations & restructurings


Marcello Ausenda

Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate Practice


Matthew Stocker

Partner, Head of Cayman Corporate Practice

Cayman Islands

Robert J.D. Briant

Partner, Head of BVI Corporate Practice

British Virgin Islands

Eric Flaye

Partner and Head of London Office


Christopher W.H. Bickley

Partner, Head of Asia and Managing Partner of Hong Kong Office

Hong Kong

Piers Alexander

Partner, Global Head of Investment Funds

Hong Kong

Andrew Chen

Head Professional Support Lawyer - British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands

Alan Dickson

Partner, Head of Cayman Islands Office

Cayman Islands

Chris Garrod

Director, Insurance and Fintech


Anton Goldstein


British Virgin Islands

Sophia Greaves

Director, Head of Bermuda Insurance & Reinsurance Practice


Dawn C. Griffiths

Director, Head of Bermuda Funds Practice


Rachael Pape


British Virgin Islands

Preetha Pillai

Director, Head of Singapore office


Rowan Wu

Head of Corporate Services Hong Kong

Hong Kong

All Mergers & Acquisitions Contacts