A truly integrated practice
Our German Private Equity and Funds advisory lawyers are experts in all forms of private equity transactions, from investment in start-ups and fund establishment to the largest cross-border leveraged buy-outs. We are known for our market-leading expertise in M&A and for applying the latest financing techniques, underpinned by our knowledge of tax and structuring.
The group manages the full range of private equity transactions. In particular we handle the acquisition of participations, the structuring of funds and participative management models (MBOs, LBOs, MBIs), and financing transactions, along with tax and capital markets law issues. We also provide legal advice on PIPE and public-to-private transactions and exits by way of a trade sale, secondary buy-out or IPO.
Whether we are advising global corporations, governments, regulators or investment banks our mix of legal and regulatory hands-on commercial experience enables us to provide clients with high quality legal services that match their needs.
Our focused private equity group unites genuine pan-European expertise in private equity, M&A and finance. That makes us one of the few legal practices capable of advising our clients across the entire span of the capital structure.
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News: 19 APRIL 2021
Allen & Overy coopte 2 associés et confirme son positionnement d’acteur majeur du droit des affaires, notamment sur les enjeux bancaires, corporates et de financement.Lire la suite
News: 08 MARCH 2021
Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Eurazeo sur la mise en place d’un financement Equity Bridge pour son nouveau fonds Eurazeo Growth Secondary Fund. Les liquidités levées dans le cadre de cette…Lire la suite
Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2019
En vue de la transposition de la nouvelle directive sur les lanceurs d’alerte d’ici au plus tard le 17 décembre 2021, les employeurs devraient commencer une réflexion interne sur la mise en œuvre de…Lire la suite
Allen & Overy is ranked No.1 for European buyouts (sponsor role) by deal volume and deal value in 2015
Dealogic M&A Analytics
Frequently instructed on cross-border private equity transactions, aided by leading finance and capital markets teams. Established client base is composed of many leading European and US sponsors.
Chambers UK 2017
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Our Private Equity Team in Germany
We offer private equity firms M&A, finance, tax, antitrust, corporate and commercial law capability of the highest quality and sophistication.