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A&O named top overall advisor to issuers and managers across global debt and equity capital markets

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Lucking David
David Lucking

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Amanda Thomas

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Stephen Miller

Registered Foreign Lawyer, E&W

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30 July 2021

Allen & Overy has been recognised as the top overall advisor to issuers and managers across global debt and equity capital markets in the first half of 2021 based on league tables from Refinitiv, Bloomberg, Dealogic and Creditflux.

A&O’s International Capital Markets (ICM) practice has had many strong results including:

  • No. 1 – Global Debt, Equity & Equity-Related ex FCA– Issuer & Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Global Straight Debt including ABS & MBS – Issuer & Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – Global Straight Debt excluding ABS & MBS – Issuer & Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – All international Bonds – Issuer & Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – European Bonds – Issuer & Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – EMEA Corporate Investment Grade Bonds – Issuer & Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – EMEA Securitisations Issuer & Manager (Refinitiv)
  • No. 1 – EMEA Corporate High Yield Bonds – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Sukuk & Islamic Financing – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – GCC Sukuk – Manager (Bloomberg)
  • No. 1 – Global EMTN programmes – Issuer & Manager (Dealogic)
  • No. 2 – Global Sustainable Bonds – Issuer and Dealer (Bloomberg)
  • No. 2 – Asia ex-Japan Equity Linked - Manager by value (Bloomberg)
  • No. 2 – Australia/New Zealand Equity & Rights Offerings - Manager by value and volume (Bloomberg)
  • No. 3 – US CLOs – Arranger (Creditflux)
  •  No. 3 – European CLOs – Arranger(Creditflux)

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

David Lucking, partner and global head of A&O’s capital markets practice said: “The first half of 2021 has seen an incredible number of debt and equity transactions across the globe, with our clients continuing to have confidence in the markets. These results are testament to our fantastic team spanning the US, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific that has partnered with our clients on a truly impressive number of transactions so far this year".