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William Schwitter


New York

Schwitter William
William Schwitter


New York

Bill has a diversified practice concentrating on domestic and cross-border private equity, corporate finance and securities law, and is a recognized long-standing leader in the U.S. debt capital markets. He has extensive experience in complex transactions including mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts.

Bill represents private equity firms, corporations, commercial lending institutions, investment banks, underwriters and other financial institutions in both debt and equity transactions. His work covers a variety of industries, including media, telecommunications, retail, gaming, and heavy manufacturing.

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News: 25 FEBRUARY 2020

China Communications Construction Company USD1.5 billion dual tranche subordinated perpetual securities

Allen & Overy (A&O) has advised the joint lead managers and joint bookrunners in connection with the offering of USD1.5bn guaranteed subordinated perpetual securities by CCCI Treasure Limited, a BVI incorporated subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC). 

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Publications: 21 FEBRUARY 2020

Indonesia introduces new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and refine M&A in the banking sector

The OJK introduced new regulation to facilitate the transformation of foreign bank branches into subsidiaries and address certain existing uncertainties in executing bank M&A.

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Publications: 28 NOVEMBER 2019

Allen & Overy Hosts third Annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp in New York for 30 Major Financial Institutions

The one-day accelerator convened junior and mid-level bankers to provide an in-depth look at the legal underpinnings of leveraged finance transactions

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Publications: 15 AUGUST 2018

Allen & Overy Advises WillScot Corporation on Completed $1.2 billion Acquisition of Modular Space Holdings, Inc.

​NEW YORK – Allen & Overy represented WillScot Corporation (the “Company”) with respect to its completed acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of Modular Space Holdings, Inc. (“MS Holdings”), the parent holding company of Modular Space Corporation (d/b/a “ModSpace”), for a total purchase price of approximately $1.2 billion.

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Admitted: Bar of the State of New York


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute B.S.M.E, 1980 (cum laude)

Albany Law School of Union University J.D., 1983 (cum laude)