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Greg Brown



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Greg Brown



Greg has experience acting for both lenders and borrowers with work covering a wide range of debt financing practice areas, including general corporate lending, real estate finance, fund finance, trade and commodity finance and acquisition finance. He has a particular focus on emerging markets and has recently advised on transactions in Africa, India, Turkey and the Middle East, among others.

Greg is also the head of Allen & Overy's Microfinance and Social Investment Group.

Greg is ranked as a leading individual in Trade Finance by Legal 500: “Stand out on high-end and complex deals.” Legal 500 UK 2014: Finance: Trade Finance

“Greg Brown has an established practice acting for lenders and borrowers...” Chambers & Partners 2012: UK – Banking & Finance

News & insights

News: 02 JUNE 2020

Allen & Overy advises lenders for Israel’s largest desalination plant – the largest of its type in the world

Allen & Overy has advised the lenders to the successful bidder for Israel’s largest desalination plant – the largest of its type in the world. The 25-year contract to design, finance, construct,…

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Publications: 20 MARCH 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: key considerations for corporates when considering your debt facilities

As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic deepens and a prolonged downturn in financial markets looks increasingly certain, we have been speaking to a number of corporates that are reviewing their…

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Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multucurrency loan agreement

News: 12 MARCH 2020

Allen & Overy advises on world's first SONIA and SOFR multicurrency loan agreement

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of 21 lenders, including co-ordinators Barclays Bank PLC ("Barclays") and HSBC Bank PLC ("HSBC") on a GBP6 billion revolving credit facility for British American…

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Publications: 24 JUNE 2018

Sustainable lending: a new shade of green

​Sustainable finance is​ a rapidly developing market.  Until recently the market for sustainable finance was made up primarily of bonds (and, to a lesser extent, term loans) funding "green" projects.…

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Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 1997


BA (Hons), Oxford University, 1993