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14 July 2021

Allen & Overy has been recognised once again as the leading adviser in several categories for leveraged finance and high yield in Europe, according to data published by Debtwire which covers the first half of 2021.

The H1 2021 Western Europe Leveraged Loans and High Yield Bonds Legal Advisors’ League Table Reports show the following:

  • No.1 - Western Europe Leveraged Loans – Borrower’s Legal Counsel (by deal count)
  • No.1 - Western Europe Leveraged Loans – Lead Bank’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Western Europe M&A Leveraged Loans – Borrower’s Legal Counsel (by deal count)
  • No.1 - Western Europe M&A Leveraged Loans – Lead Bank’s Legal Counsel  
  • No.1 - Western Europe Buyout – Borrower’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Western Europe Buyout – Lead Bank’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Western Europe Sponsor-Backed – Borrower's Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Western Europe Sponsor-Backed – Lead Bank's Legal Counsel
  • No.2 - Western Europe High Yield Bonds – Lender’s Legal Counsel

The reports also demonstrate A&O’s strong country rankings including:

  • No.1 - France Borrower’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - France Bank’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Benelux Borrower’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Benelux Bank’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Southern Europe Bank’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - France HY Bonds Lender’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Benelux HY Bonds Lender’s Legal Counsel
  • No.1 - Southern Europe HY Bonds Lender’s Legal Counsel
  • No.2 - France HY Bonds Issuer’s Legal Counsel
  • No.2 - Benelux HY Bonds Issuer’s Legal Counsel
  • No.2 - DACH HY Bonds Lender’s Legal Counsel

A&O maintains a leading top-tier global leveraged finance and high yield practice with more than 250 lawyers across the U.S., EMEA and Asia Pacific.