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Allen & Overy LLP

Private Equity

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Draws from a high-calibre team of transactional experts, with particular skills in complex cross-border investment work, complemented by leading finance and capital markets teams. Diverse industry experience includes heightened expertise in financial services deals. Established client base is composed of many leading European and US sponsors, as well as other equity providers. Global footprint is particularly pronounced in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

Strengths

Interviewees report: "They were incredibly efficient and turned around an incredibly detailed, phenomenal piece of work."

Another client adds: "Allen & Overy were extremely consistent in approach and quality. They're focused and everyone gets stuck in."

"They're a smart bunch," another client says, continuing: "They're very in tune with issues that arise. They give solid answers and explain things in a business-focused way."

Work highlights

Advised EQT Partners on the EUR1.3 billion acquisition of Idealista S.A.U.

Notable practitioners

Gordon Milne operates a broad practice advising private equity firms and their portfolio companies in transactions across a broad spectrum of sectors. He is experienced in buyouts, carve-outs and exit transactions.
"He is incredibly experienced and very pragmatic and commercial.""He's very smart and thoughtful in his approach."

Stephen Lloyd provides expert advice to a clientele of private equity houses, sovereign wealth funds and other investor clients in a range of transactions. He sits as global co-head of the firm's private equity practice.
"He is able to blend his technical capabilities with his commercial acumen and has an ability to build relationships with the key stakeholders."

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UK-wide

Private Equity: Buyouts


Gordon Milne
Band 3
Stephen Lloyd
Band 2