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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: 25 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises banks on EUR 323.5 million bank/bond financing for the acquisition of BIP

Allen & Overy has advised a syndicate of banks including BNP Paribas, Crédit Agricole CIB, IMI-Intesa Sanpaolo and UniCredit Bank on the EUR 275 million bridge facilities agreement, EUR 48.5m…

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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News: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy to host 5th annual U.S. Leveraged Finance Training Camp virtually on October 21

On October 21, 2021, A&O will host its fifth annual U.S. Leveraged Finance Training Camp (LFTC), offering junior and mid-level banking and credit professionals an in-depth look at the fundamental…

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News: 04 OCTOBER 2021

Allen & Overy adds Partner Ilona Potiha, further strengthening U.S. leveraged finance practice

Allen & Overy today announced that Ilona Potiha has joined the firm as a partner in its U.S. Leveraged Finance practice, based in New York.

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