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Nicholas Clark



Clark Nicholas
Nicholas Clark



Nick Clark is a partner and co-head of the global leveraged finance group at Allen & Overy LLP, with over 20 years' experience advising lenders and borrowers on complex financing transactions. Having advised on several of the largest acquisition financings in the market, he has a broad-based practice covering leveraged and investment-grade acquisition finance, corporate loans and restructurings. He is based in the London office of Allen & Overy, having previously worked in the Paris and Milan offices.

He is consistently referenced as a leading practitioner in Chambers and Legal 500 directories. Clients say "I would rate him very highly. He is just smart, to the point and understands situations very quickly." "He knows the market well and is very easy to work with." (Chambers UK 2021) 

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Restructuring, liquidation and solvent dissolution options in Australia

Australia has a well-developed and comprehensive legal framework for the restructuring, insolvent liquidation or solvent dissolution of Australian companies – both solvent and insolvent.  A number of…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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News: 03 SEPTEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy advises on combined EUR1.8 billion loan and high yield bond acquisition financing

Allen & Overy's leveraged finance team has advised a consortium of banks in connection with a EUR1.8 billion loan and high yield bond to finance the acquisition by KPS Capital Partners, LP of Crown…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1999


BA (Hons), Law, Cambridge University