Each day, all over the world, private equity plays an integral part in the financial landscape we all operate in.
With the increasing sophistication and complexity of private equity transactions, the role of specialist advisers has become increasingly important in this field.
Allen & Overy is a market leader in the private equity sector, with extensive experience advising private equity investors, arranging banks, management teams and investee companies on the full cycle of private equity matters. We regularly advise a number of the leading private equity houses in the world.
Our comprehensive approach to private equity has seen us work on everything from structured acquisitions and financings and some of the largest cross-border buy-outs seen in the market, to the provision of venture capital to start-up businesses. The combination of our multi-jurisdictional corporate, leveraged finance, high yield, securitisation and investment funds expertise and full range of complimentary practices such as tax, employment and benefits and real estate makes us stand out in the market.
This offering is truly global. Our spread of offices covers each of the key financial markets across the world, enabling us to work on private equity transactions and give specialist advice to clients wherever and whenever it is required. As such, our Private Equity group exhibits the market knowledge, timeliness and efficiency we as a firm take pride in.
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Publications: 04 OCTOBER 2019
A&O has marked the end of Q3 2019 with an outstanding performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets, around our global network in 2019.Read more
Draws from a high-calibre team of transactional experts, with particular skills in complex cross-border investment work, complemented by leading finance and capital markets teams.
Chambers UK 2020
Ranked 1st for European Private Equity by value
Bloomberg M&A League Tables Q3 2019
A hard-working team of pragmatic advisers that delivers seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions.
Legal 500 UK 2019
Our depth of experience in acting for scaling companies and their investors enables us to get to the heart of what is important for each business and its backers when providing growth capital.