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Jeanette Cruz

Partner

London

Cruz Jeanette
Jeanette Cruz

Partner

London

Jeanette is a high yield partner in our London office. She regularly advises issuers, underwriters and financial sponsors in Rule 144A/Regulation S high yield bond offerings and also has extensive experience in bridge financings and restructurings. She has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the high yield space (Legal 500, 2017 and IFLR1000, 2017)

Jeanette is “an exceptionally committed and very skilled lawyer”, with sources saying that she is “on top of the issues” and that they “feel comfortable when they know she is working behind the scenes in a difficult transaction”. Chambers & Partners UK

Jeanette is “highly recommended and second to none in [her] knowledge”. She is also described as “accessible, thorough and responsive...” Legal 500

Recent deals include Metinvest, Iceland Foods, Intralot, Armacell, Balta Group, Selecta, Millennium Offshore Services, CenterParcs, Refresco, TMD Friction, 1st Credit, Şişecam and Alcatel Lucent.

News & insights

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News: 14 OCTOBER 2021

A&O advises on c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing for Brookfield’s acquisition of Modulaire

Allen & Overy’s leveraged finance team has advised Brookfield Business Partners (Brookfield) on a c.EUR2.75 billion loan and high yield financing package comprising a EUR1.26bn sustainability-linked…

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Publications: 13 OCTOBER 2021

Restructuring, liquidation and solvent dissolution options in Australia

Australia has a well-developed and comprehensive legal framework for the restructuring, insolvent liquidation or solvent dissolution of Australian companies – both solvent and insolvent.  A number of…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

Sustainability-linked loans in Russia: a hot market

When it comes to sustainable lending, the Russian loan market is punching above its weight. Many of Russia’s leading corporates have raised ESG or sustainability-linked loans (in some cases, multiple…

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Publications: 12 OCTOBER 2021

EU Securitisation Regulation – The end of tax notification obligation for European investors in Australian securitisations

On 5 October 2021, some good news for the Australian securitisation market came from the EU following a decision by the Council (linked here) to recognise that Australia has implemented all the…

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Expertise

Practices

Capital Markets

High Yield

Office

London

Allen & Overy LLP
One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the bar, State of California, USA, 1998

Academic

BA, Pomona College, 1995

JD, Columbia Law School, 1998

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