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Leading Debtwire rankings for Allen & Overy’s French Leveraged Finance practice

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19 January 2022

Allen & Overy’s European Leveraged Finance practice has received leading rankings across 8 categories in Debtwire’s 2021 Western Europe Leveraged Loans and High Yield Bonds Legal Advisors’ League Table Reports.

In France, the Leveraged Finance practice has received leading rankings:

  • No.1 Lead Bank’s Legal Counsel (France) (by value and by deal count)
  • No.3 Borrower’s Legal Counsel (France)

Jean-Christophe David, Partner at the Paris office, comments: “We are really proud of this renewed achievement that shows our depth and breadth of Leveraged Finance expertise, acting for both financing providers and sponsors and borrowers. This confirms the Allen & Overy’s capabilities in France and in Europe.”

Thomas Roy, Partner at the Paris office, comments: “These results demonstrate our Leveraged Finance team's capabilities in Paris, its expertise in LBO transactions and its in-depth knowledge of the sector's challenges.”

Co-Head of A&O’s leveraged finance practice, Nick Clark adds: “It’s fantastic to once again receive market recognition of our leading Leveraged Finance practice.” Co-Head of the firm’s private equity sector, Robin Harvey concludes: “The quality and depth of our experience across the capital structure and sources of capital, is again demonstrated by these results.”