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William Schwitter

Partner

New York

Schwitter William
William Schwitter

Partner

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.

Experience highlights

News & insights

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News: 01 JULY 2020

Allen & Overy's U.S. team advise on WillScot and Mobile Mini merger, creating an American leader in modular space and portable solutions

Allen & Overy’s U.S. M&A, capital markets and leveraged finance teams represented WillScot Corporation [NASDAQ:WSC], a leading specialty rental services provider of innovative modular space and…

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Publications: 25 JUNE 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: quick reference guide on US federal business stimulus program (updated 25 June)

In response to the Covid-19 coronavirus crisis, the US federal government has responded with an unprecedented and rapidly unfolding set of business stimulus programs.

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Publications: 07 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus - advice for the U.S. Private Equity industry

The Covid-19 crisis continues to impact the global economy in unprecedented ways. Shelter-in-place orders and non-essential business closures around the world have disrupted operations across all…

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Publications: 03 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: advice for the U.S. hospitality industry

The Covid-19 coronavirus crisis continues to impact the US hospitality industry in dramatic ways. Shelter-in-place orders and non-essential business closures are in effect across the US (and around…

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Office

New York

Allen & Overy LLP
1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York
NY 10020

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York

Academic

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

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