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Leveraged Finance

We are at the sharp end of market developments

Our team of German, English and New York law qualified debt finance lawyers is at the sharp end of market developments.

Close co-operation within our corporate and tax practice gives us competitive edge when structuring transactions and our strength has been cited on a number of occasions, giving clients further confidence in our capabilities.

Our focus

Our sector knowledge and understanding of clients’ business strategies enable us to get to the heart of the rationale for every debt package we advise on. Lenders and sponsors/borrowers need to structure deals to suit market conditions and our lawyers are well versed in all forms of leveraged financing.

Our international network allows us to build a multi-jurisdictional leveraged debt team with an extensive European and U.S. capital markets capability. We have experts in all major jurisdictions and offer specialised high yield advice - a key service for those wishing to exploit new market opportunities.
Consequently, we provide clients with a full service: senior, second-lien, mezzanine and payment-in-kind (PIK) debt, bridge-to-bond financings, bank/bond financings, high-yield debt offerings, securitisation take-outs and debt buy-backs and restructurings. 

News and insights

Cyber security

News: 05 July 2022

Allen & Overy advises Infinigate Group on the acquisition of Nuvias Group

Allen & Overy is advising Infinigate Group AG (Infinigate), a pan-European value-added distributor (VAD) of Cyber Security solutions and a portfolio company of Bridgepoint, on its acquisition of the…

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News: 01 July 2022

A&O advises leading Dutch investors on financing for the acquisition of Hunkemöller from Carlyle

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Parcom, Opportunity Partners and other co-investors on the financing for the acquisition of Hunkemöller, one of the leading lingerie brands in…

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server racks

News: 20 June 2022

Allen & Overy advises Converge Technology Solutions Corp. on the intended acquisition of three Germany-based digital and IT organizations

Allen & Overy has advised Converge Technology Solutions Corp. (“Converge”), the Toronto Stock Exchange listed software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider with headquarters in Toronto and Gatineau,…

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blue and yellow light trails

News: 10 May 2022

Survey: Major German companies appear largely unfazed by Russian conflict

Revenue expectations remain positive despite increased costs and interrupted delivery chains Investment activities are being continued; access to financing remains open Companies do not…

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