Allen & Overy LLP is one of the leading international legal practices with around 2.800 professional advisors, working in 44 offices worldwide. We are one of few firms with the ability to provide a robust ‘one-stop shop’ for the legal needs of corporates, debt funds and investment banks. In Germany our principal areas of advice include private equity, corporate/M&A, banking and finance, investment funds, capital markets, antitrust/competition, real estate, public law, intellectual property, employment and benefits, energy law, insurance regulation, dispute resolution, tax, restructuring and insolvency. Our German M&A team topped the 2018 Thomson Reuters League Tables by deal value; the result of advising on many complex, high-value transactions in a wide range of sectors and markets around our global network.
Establishing and maintaining long-term relationships with our clients is a fundamental element of our mission and a cornerstone of our culture. Trust and transparency are key to joint success. It is particularly important to us to understand our clients’ business objectives and specific needs. We offer our clients specialist sector knowledge combined with a hands-on approach and the ability to deliver solutions.
Livingstone is an international mid-market Mergers & Acquisitions and Debt Advisory firm completing 50 to 60 transactions each year, with deal values ranging from € 10m to € 250m plus. With offices in Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden and China, Livingstone is one of few mid-market M&A boutiques with an integrated international infrastructure capable of delivering immediate access to buyers, investors and opportunities across three continents.
We deliver expert corporate finance advice and practical help to successful entrepreneurs, major corporations and private equity investors from around the world through our teams in Europe, the United States and China concerning:
Management Buy-Outs & Buy-Ins
We focus on five core industries, with dedicated teams across our offices serving the Business Services, Consumer, Healthcare, Industrial and Media&Technology sectors, drawing from our experience of closing over 900 transactions.
We accompany clients on their journeys, delivering informed, expert advice and hands-on support on everything from raising growth capital, acquisitions and sourcing sustainable debt, to the ultimate exit by way of sale, buy-out or IPO.
Each of our six teams fulfils a vital role within Livingstone Partners’ cross-border capability, offering access to local investment banking expertise for vendors seeking access to international buyers and investors, and for international acquirers seeking access to US, European and Chinese targets.
Our ability to provide clients with a seamless infrastructure for transatlantic deals is unique in the mid-market and supported by an exceptional track record in completing cross-border.
Serafin is a diversified industrial group, whose philosophy is based on more than 150 years of entrepreneurial tradition of its shareholding family. Serafin invests into companies with the aim to foster their long term development in accordance with all stakeholders. This development is accompanied by the expertise of advisory board members Prof. Dr. Bernd Gottschalk, Wolfgang Ley and Prof. Dr. Heinrich von Pierer.