Allen & Overy LLP

Private Equity Department

UK-wide
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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.

Work highlights Advised the Ardian Buyout Fund on its acquisition of Audiotonix Group.

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.


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 provides the service of a large law firm with ease and accessibility. He's great."