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Banking and Finance

With over 1,000 lawyers worldwide, we have one of the largest and most international teams of banking and finance lawyers of any global law firm. Few practices can match our top tier position across the full range of financial products.

With such a deep team and global reach, international and industry-leading ‘first-of-a-kind’ transactions are our hallmark. We have been instrumental in nearly all the major developments in the m​odern financial markets.

The past few years have been the most challenging in the history of the international financial markets and have required fresh thinking as the markets adjust to continually changing economic, political and regulatory conditions. Renowned for our intellectual rigour, our banking and finance lawyers draw on deep product expertise and regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation, restructuring and other specialists – particularly important in light of recent market conditions – to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry.

That is why over 800 corporate and financial institution participants in the financial markets entrust us with the full range of their domestic and cross-border transactions.

 

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News: 07 APRIL 2021

A&O advises on EUR2.35 billion loan and high yield bond refinancing by Foncia

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…

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Publications: 07 APRIL 2021

Distressed or insolvent M&A: navigating the pitfalls and opportunities

Opportunities to acquire distressed or insolvent businesses look set to accelerate later this year. What should buyers be thinking about?

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News: 26 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy named best law firm for syndicated loans by GlobalCapital

A&O has been recognised as the best law firm for syndicated loans at the 2020 GlobalCapital Syndicated Loans and Leveraged Finance awards.

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News: 15 FEBRUARY 2021

A&O's Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (PENRI) practice recognised as the top adviser in 2020

Allen & Overy has been recognised by IJGlobal, Dealogic and Inframation as the top legal advisor for number of transactions in the Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure (PENRI) market…

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Our Banking practice: At the heart of the world's financial markets

With over 1,000 lawyers worldwide, we have one of the largest and most international teams of banking and finance lawyers of any global law firm. Few practices can match our top tier position across the full range of financial products.

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