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Private Equity

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.

Our focus

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.

Cross-practice advice

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.

News & insights

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News: 25 MAY 2021

A&O sur l’investissement de Swiss Life Asset Managers dans Altitude Infrastructure THD (AITHD)

Allen & Overy a conseillé Swiss Life Asset Managers, gérant d’actifs et gestionnaire immobilier institutionnel leader en Europe, dans le cadre de l’acquisition d’une prise de participation minoritaire…

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Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2019

Protection des lanceurs d’alerte (whistleblowers) : quelles obligations pour l’employeur ?

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…

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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.

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