John Allison

John Allison


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2023

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupCorporate & Finance

John is a senior corporate and M&A partner in our London office. John has a great depth of experience across many different industry sectors. John has a particular focus on transactions in regulated sectors and spends a significant proportion of his time on transactions in the financial services sector.

John has vast experience advising clients on complex reorganisations and restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and debt portfolio sales.

His clients include corporates of all shapes and sizes, financial institutions, banks, asset managers, investment firms, funds, private equity and other financial services firms.

Education and admissions


MA Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, St Edmund Hall, 1989

Representative experience

Ford Credit Europe on its exit from the provision of retail auto financing in 12 European jurisdictions and entry into forward co-operation agreements with BNPP, Santander, Bank Now and UniCredit

Ford Credit Europe on the sale of its Nordic captive auto finance business Forso Nordic AB to Santander

UK Bank on the acquisition of a mortgage issuer and the associated acquisition of a mortgage portfolio of £2bn

Masthaven Bank on the sale of its long term lending/mortgage portfolio

Lloyds Banking Group/Scottish Widows plc on the acquisition of Zurich's UK workplace pensions and savings business with AuA of £19 billion

UBS on the sale of its traditional fund administration services business in Luxembourg and Switzerland (with AuA of US$420 billion) to Northern Trust Corporation

UBS on the sale of UBS Delta to Stat Pro plc

Bank of Scotland on the sale of a portfolio of real estate loans to Cerberus

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