David Avery-Gee


David Avery-Gee
David is a partner in the Corporate group, and leads the European aspects of the Global M&A boardroom practice in London. He has extensive experience advising on some of the market’s most high-profile M&A transactions, having advised on deals with a combined value of more than US$300bn for corporate clients such as Glencore, EVRAZ, ArcelorMittal, Nissin, Newcrest and Lloyds Banking Group.

He has advised on numerous cross-border mergers, joint ventures and capital raisings across a range of industries and jurisdictions, particularly in natural resources and energy, where David is widely regarded as one of the leading names in the sector.

David has also acted on significant IPOs on some of the world’s largest stock exchanges, including the listings of Glencore, EVRAZ, ArcelorMittal’s stainless steel business, SSP, Saga, Betfair, Eurocastle, Mapeley, HarbourVest, Phoenix IT and CSR.

He has previously completed a secondment to the M&A team of the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley from 2005 – 2006.

David is a trustee of the Alex Roberts-Miller Foundation, a charity which provides educational, sporting and social opportunities for disadvantaged young people across the UK.

He speaks English and Italian.