People / Andrew Pannell

Andrew Pannell is a partner in the Investment Management Practice Group in Haynes Boone’s London office.

His practice focuses on advising venture capital, private equity and corporate clients on venture and growth capital transactions.

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Advising GPs/Managers, institutional LPs, FOs

  • GPs/Managers downstream deals/investments (equity or convertible financings) and secondary transactions.
  • LP direct/indirect investments, including via co-invest SPVs (if required).
  • Deal by deal SPVs (onshore or offshore) and warehoused asset structures.
  • GP/Manager spin-outs/JVs.
  • FO or holding company/’evergreen’ structures.

Advising Start-ups and Founders

  • Fundraising rounds (equity or convertible loan/debt financings).
  • Group re-organisations and structuring advice (including cross-border).
  • Corporate/commercial advisory support for scaling start-ups including ‘outsourced GC solution’ (i.e., legal advisory support on day-to-day issues and curating specialists).
  • Equity incentive arrangements (e.g., ESOPs, phantom options, growth shares).
  • Exit options, including M&A, secondaries, and other liquidity solutions.

Some of these representations were handled by Andrew prior to joining Haynes Boone.

  • Law Society of England and Wales


LPC, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, 2003

LL.B., Law, University of Exeter, 2002


England and Wales

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