Hugh has experience working on complex cross-border M&A transactions for large corporates, private equity houses and financial institutions as well as strategic projects for banks. He has previously been on secondment to the Corporate and M&A legal team of a leading international bank where he worked on a number of non-core business divestments and reorganisations.
Allen & Overy LLP
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Advising Blackstone on its acquisition of a majority interest in Luminor Bank.
Advising a large UK bank on over ten loan portfolio sales across a broad spectrum of asset classes, including commercial real estate, residential, social housing and Corporate, in Europe and the USA.
Advising Banco de Portugal on the bank restructuring and resolution of Banco Espirito Santo and on the sale of Novo Banco.
Advising HSBC on the ring-fencing of its UK retail banking operations pursuant to the Financial Services (Banking Reform) Act 2013.
News & insights
News: 06 SEPTEMBER 2021
Allen & Overy has advised the founders of L.A.B. Cosmetics GmbH & Co. KG (L.A.B.), a leading provider of ‘clean beauty’ products, both on the sale of the company to WindStar Medical GmbH (WindStar), a…Read more
Publications: 24 SEPTEMBER 2020
After a run of high-value deals at the start of the year, fintech M&A has dramatically slowed. What will dealmaking look like in the future?Read more
Publications: 20 AUGUST 2020
A&O people from 22 offices and alumni travelled over 53,000km, raising over GBP37,000 for Hope and Homes for Children in our largest charity challenge event ever.Read more