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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 25 years corporate finance experience in both public and private M&A transactions and a wide range of equity capital markets deals, 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 receives praise for the quality of his advice in complex M&A and equity capital market transactions. Chambers UK 2021 (M&A).

"When the full Covid-19 crisis struck, the value of David Broadley’s team was apparent – they were able to advise with confidence and clarity how market practice was changing (which was daily). We received a high level of carefully thought-out and bespoke advice that meant we negotiated this period without missteps." Legal 500 UK 2021 (Corporate Governance) .

"He's excellent - he's a hard worker and clients love him." Chambers UK 2021 (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

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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: 30 JULY 2021

UK SPACs - FCA relaxes rules including presumption of suspension on announcement of business combination

With effect from 10 August 2021, the UK Financial Conduct Authority is implementing its Listing Rule changes and guidance for UK Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.

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News: 14 JULY 2021

Strong performance in global M&A league tables for A&O in H1 2021

A&O has completed H1 2021 with a strong performance in the M&A league tables; the result of advising on a significant number of complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets,…

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News: 08 JULY 2021

M&A deal values soar as transactions recover globally in H1 2021

Allen & Overy’s latest M&A Insights report* reveals a remarkable global recovery in M&A transactions during the first half of 2021. Deal values were up by 131% on the same period in 2020, while deal…

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Publications: 08 JULY 2021

Transaction value soars across deal types and regions

While transaction data for the first half of 2021 show an extraordinarily strong year-on-year growth in worldwide deal value, they do compare with the quietest period for transactions in a decade as…

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