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High Yield

Our high yield team has been involved in the European market since its inception.

Our lawyers have led many of the deals that have shaped and continue to influence the direction of the European high yield market, including working on some of the biggest and most prestigious deals to come to the market since the beginning of 2000.

We combine our high yield practice with our market-leading practices in banking and leveraged finance and debt capital markets. Our High Yield team also works closely with our corporate, restructuring and private equity groups. We believe this makes us one of the very few law firms that has the ability to cover all aspects of complicated leveraged finance high yield transactions and crossover and emerging markets high yield transactions.

Our combined bank/bond team can service all requirements in relation to high yield debt offerings, senior, second-lien, mezzanine and PIK debt, bridge-to-bond financings, bank/bond financings, securitisation take-outs, debt buy-backs and restructurings.

Our high yield and European debt capital markets practices integrate to cover crossover and emerging market credits. These deals can be governed by New York law indentures or English law trust deeds and/or executed following the eurobond or U.S. style offering paradigms.

News & insights

Publications: 26 JUNE 2020

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 – the most significant insolvency reforms in the UK for a generation

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) entered into force on 26 June 2020. The Act represents the most significant reforms to the insolvency framework in the United Kingdom since, at…

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Exterior of a modern high rise building

News: 24 JUNE 2020

Advising SIG plc on GBP165 million capital raise and amendment to the Group’s revolving credit facility and its private placement notes

Allen & Overy is advising leading European supplier of specialist construction materials SIG plc (SIG) on its GBP165 million capital raise comprising a GBP60 million investment by U.S. private equity…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 19 JUNE 2020

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly update 12 – 18 June 2020

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please contact…

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High rise buildings

News: 19 JUNE 2020

Global trends in private M&A: Covid-19 update

We have recently produced an updated client presentation on global trends in private M&A. Over the last eight years, we have analysed almost 1,300 private M&A deals that Allen & Overy advised on…

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Recognition