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David Broadley

Partner and Global Co-Head, Corporate

London

Broadley David
David Broadley

Partner and Global Co-Head, Corporate

London

David is co-head of our Global Corporate Practice with over 20 years experience of public and private M&A transactions and a wide range of equity capital markets transactions, acting for both issuers and underwriters. David’s client base has a significant focus on financial institutions. He is also head of our UK Equity Capital Markets business.

David is a "market leader" in IFLR1000 for ECM, and listed as a leading individual in Legal 500 for M&A and ranked in Chambers UK legal directory for both M&A and ECM.

David is a respected figure in the corporate market who handles high-end M&A transactions in addition to his capabilities in equity capital market deals. Client say "has an ability to step back out of the minutiae and give a good, commercial view of the bigger picture around a situation." Chambers UK 2020 (ECM)

"David is a very experienced practitioner who knows the best way of doing things." Chambers UK 2020 (ECM).

Experience highlights

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1996

Academic

MA, History & Philosophy, University of Leeds, 1992

Recognition

Awards & accolades

KCA Deutag's acquisition of Dalma Energy – M&A Deal of the Year

IFLR Middle East Awards 2018

Worldpay IPO - Equity Deal of the Year

IFLR Europe Awards 2016

Published work

  • Co-Author, 2011, United Kingdom chapter in "Mergers & Acquisitions", Global Legal Insights by Global Legal Group

News & insights

Publications: 18 SEPTEMBER 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus update: an overview of European Commission State aid decisions (updated 18 Sept 2020)

Under State aid rules, UK and EEA Member State governments may not generally provide selective assistance to businesses without prior approval from the European Commission (EC). This includes…

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A&O advises on acquisition of Williams F1 by Dorilton Capital

News: 25 AUGUST 2020

A&O advises on acquisition of Williams F1 by Dorilton Capital

Allen & Overy has advised private investment firm Dorilton Capital Management LLC (“Dorilton Capital”) on the acquisition of Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited (“WGPE”), by BCE Limited, a fund…

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News: 07 JULY 2020

Outstanding performance by A&O in global M&A league tables

A&O has marked the end of H1 2020 with an outstanding performance in the M&A league tables; the result of our cutting edge market insights, technical excellence and global network that gives us the…

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Publications: 23 JANUARY 2020

Equity capital markets: navigating the challenges of 2020

2019 was a challenging year for equity capital markets. Proceeds from IPOs fell by over 25% in the UK, and by more than 30% across Europe. A number of political and economic factors, which contributed…

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