Clients describe him as “technically strong, pragmatic and excellent in the detail.”Chambers UK 2018

Michael Bond

  • 99 Bishopsgate
  • London EC2M 3XF
  • United Kingdom

Mike Bond advises public and private companies and institutional equity investors on private equity and other M&A transactions including takeover offers, strategic investments, and joint ventures, often with an international dimension.

He served as a member of Latham & Watkins’ Executive Committee until 2016.


Mr. Bond's representative transactions include advising:

  • Onex Partners V on its investment in Convex Group Limited, a specialty property and casualty insurance company headquartered in Bermuda

  • La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its partnership with Generation Investment Management LLP and investment in FNZ, a global fintech company

  • Onex Corporation in connection with its acquisition of KidsFoundation, a leading Dutch childcare provider 

  • The Carlyle Group on the €10.1 billion acquisition by Carlyle and GIC of AkzoNobel's Specialty Chemicals business 

  • Leonard Green & Partners on the acquisition of CPA Global from Cinven
  • The Carlyle Group and The Nature’s Bounty Co. on the £1.77 billion sale of Holland & Barrett, one of Europe’s largest health and wellness retailers
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board on its acquisition of an approximate 48% stake in GlobalLogic Inc., a global leader in digital product development services 
  • Onex Corporation on its £1.35 billion acquisition of Parkdean Resorts, a leading UK operator of caravan holiday parks
  • Onex Corporation on its US$680 million acquisition of Survitec Group, a market-leading provider of mission-critical marine, defense, and aerospace survival equipment
  • The Carlyle Group on its US$700 million acquisition of Dealogic, a provider of software and data platforms to investment banking industry
  • Onex Corporation on its €3.75 billion acquisition of SIG Combibloc Group AG, the second largest provider of aseptic carton packaging globally 
  • The Carlyle Group on the acquisition of Addison Lee, a provider of private hire vehicles and courier services
  • Watson Pharmaceuticals on its £4.5 billion acquisition of Actavis Group creating the world’s third-largest generic pharmaceutical company
  • Novo A/S on the sale of Archimedes Pharma, a UK-based pharmaceutical company, to ProStrakan Group, a subsidiary of Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co
  • Qatar Holding LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority) on its acquisition of The Harrods Group
  • Charterhouse Capital Partners on its LBO of The Card Factory for an undisclosed sum
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