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Allen & Overy’s International Capital Markets practice recognised as top adviser

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02 February 2022

A&O has been recognised as the top overall adviser to issuers and managers in the global debt and equity capital markets in 2021, with number one rankings awarded to us by Bloomberg, Refinitiv and Dealogic across all major product lines and geographies, including:

  • No. 1 – Global Debt, Equity and Equity-Related ex FCA – Issuer (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Global Straight Debt including ABS and MBS – Issuer and Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Global Straight Debt excluding ABS and MBS – Issuer (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – All international Bonds – Issuer and Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – EMEA Securitisations – Issuer and Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – European Bonds – Issuer and Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – EMEA Corporate High Yield Bonds (inc EM) – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Global Pandemic Bonds – Issuer (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Sustainable Bonds – Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Green Bonds – Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Australia/NZ International Bonds – Issuer (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – GCC Sukuk – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Sukuk and Islamic Financing – Manager by volume (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Global EMTN programmes – Issuer and Manager (Dealogic)
  • No. 1 and No. 2 – EMEA Corporate Investment Grade Bonds (inc EM) – Manager and Issuer respectively (Bloomberg)
  • No. 2 – Global Sustainable Bonds – Issuer and Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 2 – Asia ex-Japan Issuer G3 Currency Bonds – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 3 – U.S. CLOs – Arranger (Creditflux)
  • No. 3 – European CLOs – Arranger (Creditflux)

*All rankings are based on deal count unless stated otherwise.

David Lucking, Head of our Global International Capital Markets group, commented, “These strong results reflect the expertise and experience across our International Capital Markets practice. I am particularly proud of the team being recognised as a lead adviser to our clients in relation to ESG matters. We have advised on some of the most innovative transactions in sustainable finance and we look forward to continuing to lead the way in the debt capital markets”.