Christopher D. Mangum - Alston & Bird LLP

Christopher D. Mangum

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013

Chris Mangum is the head of the Global Services Committee, which oversees the international practice of Alston & Bird. He concentrates his practice on acquisitions, joint ventures and international business transactions, both outbound and inbound. On behalf of U.S., European and Latin American investors, Mr. Mangum handles acquisitions and joint ventures in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Venezuela and Vietnam.

Mr. Mangum has served on the board of directors of numerous companies and has served as an executive for client portfolio companies in the past. This experience gives Mr. Mangum a business perspective, as well as a legal perspective, in solving clients’ problems.

Mr. Mangum represents large financial investors and private equity funds in putting together complicated global transactions with a focus on emerging markets.

Mr. Mangum received his J.D., with honors, from Duke University Law School and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of South Carolina.

University of South CarolinaBA 1981Duke UniversityJ.D. 1985
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Case History

  • Counsel to a European investor in £1 billion tender offer for UK publicly listed company.
  • Counsel to an NYSE company in acquisition and greenfield startups in various Latin American and Eastern European ventures, including Argentina, Brazil, Russia and Poland.
  • Represented an international developer in connection with $1 billion high-end luxury resort/community in the Bahamas.
  • Counsel to one of the largest shareholders of Bear Sterns during the financial crisis.
  • Counsel to several technology companies in rolling out their business plans globally.
  • With regard to inbound investments, counsel to numerous European and Latin American investors in acquisitions ranging from theme restaurants and art auction houses to biotech companies.
  • Counsel to the largest foreign investor in Russia’s natural gas monopoly.
  • Counsel to a major European investor in the sale of the controlling stake of an international art auction house.

Office Location

One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
1201 West Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309-3424
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law