Alun Evans


Alun has 20 years of experience focusing on M&A and joint ventures across the Asia Pacific region, particularly in ASEAN, India, Taiwan, Korea and Japan.

Alun has a strong track record of advising corporates, funds, banks and sponsors on a range of investments and particularly on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions.

Alun has experience across a range of sectors especially infrastructure (including digital infrastructure), energy transition, financial services, healthcare and consumer. He helps lead the infrastructure M&A practice in APAC and also co-heads the firm’s Philippines Foreign Desk.


Representative matters

Mitsui & Co. on its approx. USD 1bn investment by way of convertible bonds in and strategic alliance with, CT Corp Group. CT Corp is one of Indonesia’s largest conglomerates operating across media, travel, infrastructure, energy and FIG.

A Japanese bank on its ground breaking voluntary tender offer for Bank of Ayudhya, a major Thai commercial bank. This is the largest ever acquisition by a Japanese bank in Asia, with a deal value of USD 5.75bn.

Central, one of the largest supermarket and shopping mall businesses in Thailand, on their EUR 1.1bn acquisition of the Big C supermarket and mall business in Vietnam from Casino.

Pilmico International and Aboitiz Equity Ventures on the acquisition of Gold Coin, one of Asia’s largest agribusinesses operating across 11 countries in Asia, including Singapore, Indonesia, China, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand.

He is one of the strongest M&A partners at Allen & Overy. He has very good industry knowledge, and his approach is always very practical, well thought out and business-oriented.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2023 (Corporate & Finance - Philippines) 2023
Clients love him because he is very practical and very responsive. He's effective in providing solutions to deadlocks and in providing very good, sound business advice.
Chambers Asia Pacific 2020



Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2006


BA (Hons) International Relations and Politics, the University of Birmingham, 2001
Post Graduate Diploma in Law (Hons), Nottingham Trent University, 2002
LPC, Nottingham Law School, 2003


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.