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David Sewell

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Partner; Cross-Border Transactions

Position

David Sewell is a partner in the firm’s cross-border transactions practice, based in Akin Gump’s London office. His practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions. He has advised on a number of multi-billion dollar cross-border transactions in the energy and telecom sectors across Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the U.S.

To learn more about Mr Sewell, please visit his full profile: https://www.akingump.com/en/lawyers-advisors/david-n-sewell.html 

Education

LL.B., Queen Mary, University of London, with honors, 2003


London: Corporate and commercial

Private equity: transactions

Within: Private equity: transactions

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has a standout reputation in international private equity transactions, including those with a nexus to the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Its team is also particularly active in Russia-related deals; Igor Krivoshekov and David Sewell have previous experience of working in Moscow, and are the key names in this area. The team undertakes deals across a number of industries, such as oil and gas, TMT, mining, biotechnology, financial services. Sewell and Daniel Walsh  led a team, which advised Bridas Corporation on the formation of an energy company through the combination of Bridas' and BP's interests in oil and gas producer PAE, and Bridas' interest in refiner and marketer Axion Energy. Vance Chapman and others assisted Oaktree Capital with selling its controlling shares in the Mars mortgage servicing business to Arrow Global Group. The firm also generates work from clients such as The Carlyle Group, UFG Private Equity and VEON Limited. Harry Keegan and John Clark are other key figures in the team, which is led by Sebastian Rice.

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