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.
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News & insights
News: 07 APRIL 2021
Allen & Overy’s India Group practice partners have been recognised again in the India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) A-list, as the top India-focused lawyers at international law firms.Read more
News: 07 APRIL 2021
Allen & Overy's leveraged finance team has advised the banks in connection with a EUR2.35 billion loan and debut high yield bond refinancing by Foncia, a leading provider of residential real estate…Read more
Publications: 07 APRIL 2021
The question at the end of 2020 was whether the strong recovery in M&A activity could be sustained in 2021.Read more
News: 15 JANUARY 2021
Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser for leveraged finance in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire.Read more
Ranked No.1 Western Europe High-Yield Bonds Lender’s Legal Counsel and No.2 Western Europe High-Yield Bonds Issuer’s Legal Advisors Counsel
Debtwire Western Europe Leveraged Loans – Legal Advisors’ League Table Report Q3 2019
Exceptional market insight that is capable of delivering creative yet executable solutions
Legal 500 UK 2019
They surpass all of the other firms we have used in terms of client service, responsiveness and commerciality.
Chambers UK 2018