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Allen & Overy
Bishops Square
Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 3088 0000
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InnovationActing as a linchpin on two UK Government finance projects
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Impact6
Total19
DescriptionHelped set up the UK's Business Growth Fund, a £2.5bn equity investor in small and medium-sized enterprises owned and funded by five leading banks; and Big Society Capital, a £600m fund set up by the government in partnership with four banks to make indirect investments in social enterprises. Clients praised the firm's ability to reconcile the different parties' views.

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Allen & Overy LLP
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London
E1 6AD

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