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Devin Spencer


New York

Spencer Devin
Devin Spencer


New York

Devin focuses his practice on corporate M&A, private equity and securities law. He counsels publicly traded and privately held companies and private equity sponsors on a range of corporate and securities matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, equity financings, joint ventures, internal reorganizations, corporate governance and securities law compliance.

Devin's practice spans multiple industries, including asset management, technology, consumer products and life sciences. He has advised such clients as:

  • Macquarie Investment Management on its acquisition of the mutual fund management business of Foresters Investment Management Company, Inc. (the investment adviser of the First Investors Funds and First Investors Life Series Funds);
  • Associated British Foods plc on its acquisition of Anthony’s Goods (a leading digital-native brand in the natural and organic food space);
  • WillScot Corporation on its acquisition of Modular Space Holdings, Inc. (a modular building manufacturer and supplier); and
  • Aser Ventures on its Series D investment in Whistle (a YouTube- and social media-centric entertainment company).

News & insights

hydrogen strategy

Publications: 19 JANUARY 2021

Hydrogen Strategy – German Parliament passes law on material exemption from electricity surcharges

On 10 June of 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy released its National Hydrogen Strategy (Nationale Wasserstoffstrategie)  (German Hydrogen Strategy) as a part of the Covid-19…

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Publications: 25 JUNE 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: quick reference guide on US federal business stimulus program (updated 25 June)

In response to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, the US federal government has responded with an unprecedented and rapidly unfolding set of business stimulus programs.

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Publications: 07 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus - advice for the U.S. Private Equity industry

The Covid-19 crisis continues to impact the global economy in unprecedented ways. Shelter-in-place orders and non-essential business closures around the world have disrupted operations across all…

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Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: advice for the U.S. hospitality industry

The Covid-19 coronavirus crisis continues to impact the US hospitality industry in dramatic ways. Shelter-in-place orders and non-essential business closures are in effect across the US (and around…

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Corporate and M&A


New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2018


J.D., magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 2017

B.A., University of California, Irvine, 2013