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Richard Browne

Partner

London

Browne Richard
Richard Browne

Partner

London

Richard acts for a number of FTSE 100, FTSE 250 and other international corporates.

He has a broad practice covering public takeover bids (both hostile and recommended), auctions and other private sale and purchase transactions, joint ventures and the full range of equity capital markets transactions (including IPOs, rights issues, placings and accelerated book-builds). Legal 500 described Richard Browne as "pragmatic, very responsive and technically excellent".

Experience highlights

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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, 1995

Academic

BA, English & Related Literature

Law Society Finals, School of Law, University of Surrey, Guildford, 1992

Other noteworthy experience

Advising:

  • Premier Farnell plc on its GBP691m contested and recommended takeover by Avnet, Inc.
  • Banco Sabadell on its GBP1.7bn recommended takeoer of TSB Banking Group.
  • CSC on its contested recommended GBP502m takeover of Xchanging plc. 

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