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Gordon Milne



Milne Gordon
Gordon Milne



Gordon advises private equity houses, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies on the full range of cross border M&A and corporate finance transactions including complex carve-outs and public-to-private takeovers. He has over 20 years of private equity experience.

He is recognised as a Leading Individual by Chambers and Legal 500.

"Gordon Milne is a ‘very responsive, thorough and commercial practitioner. He deploys deep transactional experience on behalf of sponsors and their portfolio companies in domestic and international buyouts and exit deals’." (Chambers UK, 2020)

"He has excellent judgement and a strong understanding of the commercial context." (Chambers, 2019)

Interviewees characterise Gordon Milne as a “very dedicated” corporate partner who “always fights his client's corner.” (Chambers, 2018)

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News: 12 JULY 2021

Advent International sells allnex to PTTGC International (Netherlands) B.V. with Allen & Overy’s assistance

It is one of the biggest private equity deals of the year so far: an international Allen & Overy team has advised Advent International on the sale of allnex Group to Netherlands-based PTTGC…

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News: 16 JUNE 2021

Sale of BBI Group – A&O advising Exponent

Allen & Overy is advising Exponent Private Equity (Exponent) on its agreement to sell BBI Group (BBI) to Novo Holdings, a global investor in life sciences companies. 

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News: 11 JUNE 2021

A&O advising Exponent on the sale of BBI Healthcare

Allen & Overy is advising Exponent Private Equity (Exponent) on its agreement to sell BBI Healthcare (BBIH) to Venture Life Group plc (Venture Life).

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News: 20 MAY 2021

A&O advises Exponent on series of high profile transactions

Allen & Overy has advised Exponent Private Equity (Exponent) and its portfolio companies, Moonpig and Photobox, on the demerger of Moonpig from the Photobox Group, the related refinancings and the…

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Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
E1 6AD

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Admitted as solicitor, Scotland, 1999

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2002


Diploma, Law, University of Strathclyde, 1996

LLB, Law, University of Strathclyde, 1996

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