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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

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

A market utterly transformed, as M&A deals stall

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic has brought the global M&A market to a juddering halt and is likely to radically change dealmaking for the foreseeable future.

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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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News: 19 JUNE 2020

Global trends in private M&A: Covid-19 update

We have recently produced an updated client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Over the last eight years, we have analysed almost 1,300 private M&A deals that Allen & Overy advised on…

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Allen & Overy announces new global Banking and Corporate practice leaders

News: 29 MAY 2020

Lombard International Group names Allen & Overy on global legal panel

Global leader in insurance-based wealth and succession planning for high net worth individuals, families and institutions, Lombard International Group, has announced its global external legal advisory…

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