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Corporate and M&A

Operating in more than 30 countries – and at the forefront of our industry – Allen & Overy is one of the world’s leading corporate advisers.

Working alongside some of the world’s most successful companies, commercial and investment banks and private equity firms, the corporate work we do breaks new ground and sets precedents.

Our clients know us as an ambitious, creative and enterprising team of individuals who think differently and embrace the most complex and cutting-edge commercial ventures.

We find innovative new ways to deliver our services and exceed expectations: on public takeovers, private M&A, equity capital marketsprivate equityjoint ventures and commercial partnerships, disposals and corporate restructurings.

Combined with our transactional expertise, we also cover the full range of specialist areas including antitrust and competitioncommercialemployment and benefitsenvironmentalintellectual propertytax and corporate governance

Moreover, we work hand-in-hand with banking and finance, capital markets and litigation teams to cover the full spectrum of business law advice and ensure a level of service and quality of advice that very few other firms can match on a global scale. 

Driven by our clients’ needs, we combine U.S., English and local law expertise within one single, integrated firm as well as the broadest network of any of the leading global elite law firms, with more than 40 offices worldwide. Our global insights, local depth and creative thinking assist us to get deals done and find solutions in complex cases. 

 

News & insights

News: 08 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Société Générale sur son entrée en négociations exclusives avec Amundi pour la cession de Lyxor

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Société Générale sur son entrée en négociations exclusives avec Amundi en vue de la cession des activités de gestion d’actifs opérées par Lyxor, entité qui regroupe les…

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News: 31 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Colony Capital dans le cadre de la restructuration financière d’AccorInvest

Allen & Overy a conseillé Colony Capital sur la structuration de son investissement dans AccorInvest dans le cadre de la restructuration financière du groupe, leader européen de l'hôtellerie.

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News: 11 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Apax Partners sur la cession du groupe Sandaya à Infravia Capital Partners

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Apax Partners sur la signature d’un accord avec Infravia Capital Partners pour la cession de sa participation majoritaire dans Sandaya, un des leaders de l’hôtellerie…

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News: 11 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Crédit Mutuel Equity dans le cadre de son investissement dans Voyageurs du Monde

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Crédit Mutuel Equity dans le cadre de son investissement dans le groupe Voyageurs du Monde, leader français du voyage sur mesure et du voyage d’aventure, dont il est un…

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Distinction

Awards

  • Cross-border M&A Legal Adviser of the Year, Mergermarket Australia M&A Awards 2020
  • Outbound M&A Legal Adviser of the Year, Mergermarket Japan Awards 2020
  • Best Law Firm in Asia: M&A, FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2019
  • UK Legal Adviser of the Year, Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2019
  • Benelux Legal Adviser of the Year, Mergermarket European M&A Awards 2019
  • Domestic Deal of the Year for Alawwal Bank/The Saudi British Bank merger, IFLR Middle East Awards 2019