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

14 February 2019

Allen & Overy has once again cemented its place as the leading adviser on loans transactions in EMEA. 

According to data produced by Refinitiv, the Financial and Risk business of Thomson Reuters, A&O is placed firmly at the top, for value and volume, in EMEA in its Global Syndicated Loans Review Legal Advisers 2018. The firm also ranked highly in Asia Pacific coming second in the lender category. The rankings are as follows:

•  No.1 EMEA Borrower Legal Adviser

•  No.1 EMEA Lenders Legal Adviser

•  No. 2 Asia Pacific Lenders Adviser (including Japan and Australia)

Global head of corporate lending, Trevor Borthwick said: “Once again, our global teams have worked tirelessly to produce this sterling result and keep us at the top of the tables. We acted on 65% more deals than our nearest competitor on lender side and 62% more on borrower side in EMEA which demonstrates to our clients that we have a very comprehensive view of the global market.”

For further information, please contact Susanna Robinson,, on +44 (0)20 3088 3918.