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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.

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News & insights

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Publications: 30 JULY 2021

UK SPACs - FCA relaxes rules including presumption of suspension on announcement of business combination

With effect from 10 August 2021, the UK Financial Conduct Authority is implementing its Listing Rule changes and guidance for UK Special Purpose Acquisition Companies.

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 27 JULY 2021

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 9 - 15 July 2021

This week, among other highlights, Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures, BIS Innovation Hub, International Monetary Fund and the World Bank issued a joint report for the G20 on the use of…

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News: 22 JULY 2021

Excess liquidity in CEE – borrowers continue to drive the lending market

At the end of April, Allen & Overy held its 7th Annual CEE Finance Workshop bringing together experts from across the region for an online discussion on the latest loan market trends in CEE. The…

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Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt

News: 07 MAY 2021

A&O bolsters leading leveraged finance practice with senior hires

Allen & Overy today announced that Annette Kurdian and Robert Burt have been appointed as partners in A&O’s leveraged finance practice, based in London. Both Annette and Robert join from Linklaters…

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