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David Allen is a partner in the Firm's London office, leading the Firm's private equity & funds team in London and globally. David's team won "Private Equity Team of the Year" in the 2016 British Legal Awards and was shortlisted for "Private Equity Team of the Year" in 2018 and 2017 in the British Legal Awards and Legal Business Awards respectively.

Baker McKenzie and the Financial Times co-created a multimedia series, the FT Big Deal, to explore new trends shaping transactions and how to unlock value. In this series, Baker McKenzie lawyers are joined by industry thought leaders to discuss the key developments and issues shaping the future of global transactions.

With businesses reassessing strategy more than ever before, private equity companies are profiting from the resulting growth in complex carve-outs. Baker McKenzie partners Jannan Crozier and David Allen are joined by Matthew Nord, Co-Lead Partner of Private Equity at Apollo to discuss how the financial turbulence of the past year has prompted corporates to assess strategy with a greater emphasis on core operations.

What’s next for private equity? Looking beyond the most immediate phase of the current crisis, how can private equity find opportunity and unlock value in the midst of a downturn? Our lawyers take a look at how to navigate this new landscape in the¬†Beyond COVID-19 PE Playbook, including distressed M&A,…

Recent falls in equity markets mean that many listed companies may appear attractively priced, for a period at least. With significant levels of dry powder available to financial investors and potential delays to at least some private M&A processes, we expect the focus on “take-private” transactions to increase during the…

Our Global PIPE Guide sets out a comparison of the key features and requirements applicable to PIPE deals in a number of jurisdictions around the globe. In this guide, our transactional lawyers share their insight and knowledge on PIPE deals including the key advantages of using PIPEs, why and how…

Our Global PIPE Guide sets out a comparison of the key features and requirements applicable to PIPE deals in a number of jurisdictions around the globe. In this guide, our transactional lawyers share their insight and knowledge on PIPE deals including the key advantages of using PIPEs, why and how…

Our Global PIPE Guide sets out a comparison of the key features and requirements applicable to PIPE deals in a number of jurisdictions around the globe. In this guide, our transactional lawyers share their insight and knowledge on PIPE deals including the key advantages of using PIPEs, why and how…

As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our communities and workplaces, our primary concerns are for the well-being of all those affected by this crisis. As the leading cross-border law firm for global clients on their most complex transactions, we are helping our clients navigate the significant internal and…