The private equity sector is dynamic and fast paced. We can help our clients navigate the opportunities and challenges that this presents. Allen & Overy provides clients in the private equity sector with both sector insights and creative legal advice that will help meet these challenges.
The group is truly global and comprises sector specialists from across all our practice areas and offices who work in partnership with clients to help them achieve their commercial objectives.
Our approach to private equity as an asset class combines disciplines and provides legal solutions for all advice needed on any private equity investment or activity across a variety of sub-sectors. We advise on the full private equity life cycle from fund formation, capital deployment to acquisitions, public-to-privates, debt and equity financing to restructurings, portfolio management and exits.
We provide commercial advice to a variety of financial investors including private equity sponsors, asset managers, portfolio companies, infrastructure, real estate and pension funds on direct investments (both control and minority positions) as well as co-investments.
News & insights
News: 15 JANUARY 2021
Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser for leveraged finance in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire.Read more
Publications: 13 JANUARY 2021
We have recently produced a client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Our findings draw on an in-depth analysis of around 1,400 private M&A deals that A&O has advised on globally, looking…Read more
Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020
In the fourth in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…Read more
Publications: 24 NOVEMBER 2020
In the third in our series of webinars, members of Allen & Overy’s Global Employment team discussed the significant issues and challenges that employers need to prioritise in relation to managing and…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
A hard-working team of pragmatic advisers that delivers seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions.
Legal 500 UK 2019