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Mergers & Acquisitions

Recognised for our mix of M&A and corporate financing expertise and for a level of service that very few law firms can match.

We support buyers and sellers at all stages of transactions – from bid preparation and submission to negotiation, sign-off and close. We advise on the full range of deal structures from public takeovers/tender offers through to divestments, auctions, take privates and demergers. Our track record in M&A, expertise and local knowledge ensure that we deliver cost-effective, high quality legal advice. Our close-knit team of lawyers across the world employs a common approach, which means we can handle cross-border deals effectively.


Our sector teams work closely across our network of offices to provide clients with an unrivalled, seamless service. Strong sector knowledge built up from years of working with clients across all sectors, allows us to bring a strategic approach to our work, a deep understanding of industry issues and ensures we provide an efficient approach to due diligence.


News & insights

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News: 03 MAY 2021

A&O conseille Financière Agache dans le cadre du projet de transformation de Lagardère

Allen & Overy Paris conseille Financière Agache, société holding contrôlant Christian Dior et LVMH, dans le cadre du projet de transformation et d’évolution de la gouvernance de Lagardère SCA en…

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Allen Overy coopte 2 associes

News: 19 APRIL 2021

Allen & Overy coopte 2 associés

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.

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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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Distinction

Awards

  • 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