A truly integrated practice
Our German Private Equity and Funds advisory lawyers are experts in all forms of private equity transactions, from investment in start-ups and fund establishment to the largest cross-border leveraged buy-outs. We are known for our market-leading expertise in M&A and for applying the latest financing techniques, underpinned by our knowledge of tax and structuring.
The group manages the full range of private equity transactions. In particular we handle the acquisition of participations, the structuring of funds and participative management models (MBOs, LBOs, MBIs), and financing transactions, along with tax and capital markets law issues. We also provide legal advice on PIPE and public-to-private transactions and exits by way of a trade sale, secondary buy-out or IPO.
Whether we are advising global corporations, governments, regulators or investment banks our mix of legal and regulatory hands-on commercial experience enables us to provide clients with high quality legal services that match their needs.
Our focused private equity group unites genuine pan-European expertise in private equity, M&A and finance. That makes us one of the few legal practices capable of advising our clients across the entire span of the capital structure.
News and insights
News: 06 February 2023
Allen & Overy, with a team comprising Juri Bettinelli, Head of the Restructuring and Insolvency team, and associate Bianca Lascialfari, has advised Heila Cranes, a portfolio company of Ibla Capital,…
Publications: 02 February 2023
Sanctions began dominating the headlines again in 2022. Largely, reports focused on the ongoing sanctions targeting Russia. As we look ahead to 2023, Russia remains a target. Other countries (such as…
News: 08 December 2022
Allen & Overy advises PTV Group ("PTV"), the global market leader for mobility and logistics software, and its shareholders Bridgepoint and Porsche SE, on the acquisition of a majority stake in…
Publications: 28 July 2022
The equity capital markets have faced challenging conditions in H1 2022. European markets cooled, the Middle East boomed.
Allen & Overy is ranked No.1 for European buyouts (sponsor role) by deal volume and deal value in 2015
Dealogic M&A Analytics
Frequently instructed on cross-border private equity transactions, aided by leading finance and capital markets teams. Established client base is composed of many leading European and US sponsors.
Chambers UK 2017