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A&O leads on global loans transactions with top EMEA and APAC rankings

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04 February 2020

Allen & Overy has once again been recognised as a leading adviser on loans transactions across EMEA and APAC with four number one rankings, according to data produced by Refinitiv. 
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A&O is placed firmly at the top for value in EMEA (lenders and borrowers) and APAC (lenders) in its Global Syndicated Loans Review Legal Advisers 2019. The firm also ranked highly by volume coming top in EMEA (lenders) and second in APAC (lenders). 

The Refinitiv rankings are as follows:

  • No.1 EMEA Lender Legal Adviser (volume) 
  • No.1 EMEA Lender Legal Adviser (value)
  • No.1 EMEA Borrower Legal Adviser (value)
  • No.1 APAC Lender Legal Adviser (value)
  • No. 2 EMEA Borrower Legal Adviser (volume)
  • No. 2 APAC Lender Legal Advisor (volume) 

A&O also led the way in the Bloomberg EMEA Syndicated Loans Advisors League Tables 2019, coming top for value and volume of deals for both lenders and borrowers.

Global head of corporate lending, Trevor Borthwick said: “Trevor Borthwick said: “Once again, our dedication to client service and teamwork has ensured we maintain our lead in this crucial market. The number and value of deals we do ensures that we can give our clients, whether borrowers or lenders, clear advice with deep insight into current market trends. As the market transitions away from LIBOR over the course of the next year, a clear view of the market consensus will be critical for all participants. No adviser is better placed to provide that view."