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Leveraged Finance

We are one of the leading Leveraged Finance practices in the world, known for ground-breaking deals and structures that eventually become market standards.

Thanks to our network, we can combine a multi-jurisdictional leveraged debt team with an extensive capital markets practice.

This enables us to provide our clients with a full service for senior, second-lien, mezzanine and PIK debt, bridge-to-bond financings, bank/bond financings, high-yield debt offerings, securitisation take-outs and debt buy-backs and restructurings.

Our sector knowledge and understanding of our clients’ business objectives enables us to provide legal advice that truly meets those aims within the context of the overall rationale for the debt package. Lenders and borrowers alike need to be able to structure deals in ways that suit market conditions. Our lawyers can advise on any form of leveraged financing that our clients choose to undertake.

The leveraged finance market has changed. Deals these days are different and structuring them demands a broad mix of finance capabilities. We combine our market-leading practices in banking and leveraged finance with a pre-eminent high yield practice. This makes us one of the very few law firms that has the ability to cover all aspects of complicated leveraged finance and high yield transactions and crossover and emerging markets high yield transactions.

 
 

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News & insights

News: 15 JANUARY 2021

A&O’s European Leveraged Finance practice leads the way across several Debtwire rankings for 2020

Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser for leveraged finance in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire.

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News: 14 JANUARY 2021

A&O’s U.S. Leveraged Finance practice receives top 10 rankings across several categories from Debtwire

Our New York team has been recognized once again as being among the leading advisers across the North American leveraged finance market, according to data published by Debtwire.

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News: 17 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy financing deals receive praise at GlobalCapital Asia Awards 2020 and The Asset Country Awards 2020

Allen & Overy’s Asia-Pacific Banking team is proud to have advised on two innovative loan transactions that have been were awarded ‘Best Loan’, ‘Best High Yield Syndicated Loan’ and ‘Best Leveraged…

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News: 05 NOVEMBER 2020

Allen and Overy hosts 4th Annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp virtually from New York

On October 21, 2020, A&O hosted its fourth annual Leveraged Finance Training Camp (“LFTC”), offering an in-depth look at the fundamentals of leveraged finance, recent developments in the market and…

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