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Gillian Holgate

Partner

London

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Gillian Holgate

Partner

London

Gillian is a partner in the Corporate Department of Allen & Overy LLP. Based in London, she has over 30 years' experience advising on a wide variety of corporate transactions, including private and public M&A including carve out sales, demergers and spin offs, joint ventures, reorganisations and restructurings, re-domiciliations, IPOs and other equity offerings, and general corporate/corporate governance and listed company advisory work. Over the course of her career she has advised both public and private companies and financial institutions, and her clients have included UK and non UK companies across a range of sectors. Over the last 15 years, her particular focus has been advising global corporates on complex, multi-jurisdictional and multi-faceted spin offs/demergers, carve out sales and acquisitions and group/business reorganisations.

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Publications: 08 July 2021

Carve-out deals likely to increase after Covid-19

Carve-out and spin-off deals are likely to accelerate as companies emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Increasingly, companies are looking at alternative strategies to boost their competitiveness,…

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Publications: 07 April 2021

Distressed or insolvent M&A: navigating the pitfalls and opportunities

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Publications: 29 January 2021

UK Regulation post-Brexit - Adjusting to the landscape for UK equity capital market participants

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Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1987

Academic

LLB (Hons), The University of Manchester, 1984