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Allen & Overy is at the heart of the world's banking and financial markets. We have more than 1,000 banking and finance lawyers worldwide - one of the largest and most international teams of any global law firm. Few practices can match our top tier position across the full range of financial products. We have been instrumental in nearly all the major developments in modern financial markets, starting with the first ever eurobond issue in the 1960s. With such depth and global reach, international and industry-leading ‘first-of-a-kind’ transactions are our hallmark.

Our Team

In Germany, we field the market's pre-eminent banking and finance practice with over 40 German, English and U.S. law qualified lawyers. Renowned for our intellectual rigour and in-depth knowledge of the German market, our lawyers draw on deep product expertise and regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation and restructuring specialists. It is important in the current market to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry. Numerous global corporate and financial institutions entrust us with the full range of their domestic and cross-border transactions. Our excellence is reflected in our top tier position in all major legal directories, such as JUVE, Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR.

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News: 25 January 2023

Allen & Overy adds restructuring expert Josef Parzinger to boost advisory offer for distressed investment funds

Allen & Overy is growing its Banking & Finance practice with the hire of new partner, restructuring expert Dr Josef Parzinger who is expected to join the firm’s Munich office on 28 January 2023.

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News: 18 November 2022

Allen & Overy advises Avenga on the financing of the acquisition of Argentinian IT powerhouse IncluIT

Allen & Overy has advised Avenga Group (“Avenga”) on the financing of the acquisition of Argentina-based IT company IncluIT.

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News: 11 November 2022

Allen & Overy advises bank syndicate of successful GIP and KKR led consortium for Vantage Towers

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks in connection with the proposed acquisition of a stake in Vantage Towers AG, a leading telecoms tower company in Europe, from Vodafone GmbH (“Vodafone”)…

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News: 10 November 2022

Allen & Overy advises Mercedes-Benz on the conversion of its Credit Facility into a Sustainability-Linked Loan

Allen & Overy advises Mercedes-Benz Group AG on the conversion of its existing EUR 11 billion syndicated revolving credit facility into a sustainability-linked loan (SLL).

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Allen & Overy fields the market’s pre-eminent banking practice with some 40 German, English and U.S. qualified lawyers in Germany. Our experienced and highly regarded banking and finance specialists advise on a variety of national and cross-border transactions and work as an integrated team, internationally and across practice groups.