David Hirschman

David Hirschman


David Hirschman focuses his practice on corporate and securities matters with an emphasis on merger and acquisition transactions. He is experienced handling complex cross-border and domestic transactions, investments, reorganizations, initial public offerings and secondary fundraisings, advising and range of domestic and international clients from various industries.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate finance transactions
  • Joint ventures and business reorganisations
  • General corporate and commercial advice
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Esperienze Professionali

  • Advised AstraZeneca plc on the sale of its small molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer for US $1.2 bn.
  • Advised Nomad Foods on its €2.6 billion acquisition of Iglo Foods.
  • Advised Nomad Foods on its €500 million acquisition of Findus Group's Continental European Business.
  • Advised Smiths Group plc on its €140 million divestment of the Wallace product line to CooperSurgical.
  • Represented the sellers of the UK arm of an international manufacturing and supply group in a £25 million private equity backed management buyout.°
  • Representation in the $36 million sale of an oil and petroleum marketing and supply group based in Africa to a major global commodities trading and logistics group.°
  • Representation in the dissolution of a joint venture in the defence industry.°
  • Representation in the international expansion of a Bahamas construction operator.°
  • Representation in the winding down of the Forensic Science Service.°
  • Representation of the broker and nomad to AIM listed Fastjet plc in a placing and open offer of shares for £15 million.°
  • Representation of AIM listed Europa Oil and Gas in a cash box placing and open offer of shares for £5 million.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Hirschman prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, 2010-2015
  • Director and Trustee, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Limited, 1990-2010


  • Legal Practice Course, with distinction, BPP Law School, 2010
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP Law School, 2009
  • Fellow, Trinity College of Music, 1990
  • England and Wales