Allen & Overy hires partner Dinamani in order to grow private equity practice

Allen & Overy has announced the appointment of Karan Dinamani as a partner in its London corporate group. According to the firm, the appointment underlines its commitment to growing its private equity practice.

Dinamani joins from Ashurst and specialises in cross-border M&A and corporate finance transactions, with particular focus on advising private equity houses. He has worked on numerous high-profile deals for clients such as Apax, Nordic Capital and Terra Firma.

He will be part of Allen & Overy’s global private equity sector group, which has adapted to the changing needs of private equity players across leveraged finance, high yield, funds structuring and buyouts.

Allen & Overy’s private equity and funds teams advise on all forms of private equity transactions from buyouts, sponsor exits and portfolio restructurings to fund establishment and secondaries to infrastructure private equity.