Mark Roppel joins DLA Piper’s corporate and finance group in New York

DLA Piper has announced that Mark Roppel has joined the firm’s corporate and finance group as a partner in New York.

Roppel has more than 25 years of experience with complex, cross-border transactions in Asia, Europe and the Americas, particularly in China, where he practised for six years.

He brings premium M&A experience (including hostile M&A) to the firm, representing clients in a variety of transactions, including stock mergers, tender offers, public offerings, private stock and asset purchases, private placements, leveraged acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

In addition, he advises clients on corporate governance matters and represents financial institutions as transaction adviser.

Roppel joins DLA Piper from Allen & Overy, where he was a corporate partner and practised in China.