Allen & Overy hires Stephen Lloyd as private equity partner in its corporate group

Allen & Overy has announced the appointment of Stephen Lloyd as a private equity partner in its London corporate group.

Lloyd joins from Ashurst, where he was managing partner of the London corporate department from 2009 to 2012 and global head of corporate from 2012.

His practice focuses mainly on private equity; however, he has considerable experience advising companies, equity finance providers and investment banks on the full range of cross border M&A and corporate finance transactions.

Lloyd will become one of the co-heads of the firm’s private equity sector group, which combines private equity M&A expertise with leveraged finance and high yield expertise.