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Banking and Finance

Allen & Overy is at the heart of the world's banking and financial markets. We have more than 1,000 banking and finance lawyers worldwide - one of the largest and most international teams of any global law firm. Few practices can match our top tier position across the full range of financial products. We have been instrumental in nearly all the major developments in modern financial markets, starting with the first ever eurobond issue in the 1960s. With such depth and global reach, international and industry-leading ‘first-of-a-kind’ transactions are our hallmark.

Our Team

In Germany, we field the market's pre-eminent banking and finance practice with over 40 German, English and U.S. law qualified lawyers. Renowned for our intellectual rigour and in-depth knowledge of the German market, our lawyers draw on deep product expertise and regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation and restructuring specialists. It is important in the current market to develop innovative solutions for our clients, often incorporating complex financing techniques that lead the industry. Numerous global corporate and financial institutions entrust us with the full range of their domestic and cross-border transactions. Our excellence is reflected in our top tier position in all major legal directories, such as JUVE, Chambers, Legal 500 and IFLR.

News & insights

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News: 16 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy sur le financement de l’acquisition de l’exploitant des rayons épiceries de l’enseigne Grand Frais par PAI Partners

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé les arrangeurs first lien (UBS, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Crédit Suisse, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs et Banque Populaire Auvergne…

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News: 15 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Gulf Islamic Investments sur l’acquisition et le financement de la tour Altaïs à Montreuil

Allen & Overy a conseillé Gulf Islamic Investments (GII) sur l’acquisition et le financement de la tour Altaïs à Montreuil, l’un des plus emblématiques ensembles immobilier du pôle tertiaire de Paris…

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News: 08 MARCH 2021

Allen & Overy sur la mise en place d’un financement Equity Bridge pour Eurazeo Growth

Allen & Overy Paris a conseillé Eurazeo sur la mise en place d’un financement Equity Bridge pour son nouveau fonds Eurazeo Growth Secondary Fund. Les liquidités levées dans le cadre de cette…

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News: 12 FEBRUARY 2021

Allen & Overy conseille Biogroup dans le cadre de deux émissions d'obligations high yield et de la conclusion d’un contrat de crédit senior

Biogroup, groupe indépendant de laboratoires de biologie médicale présent sur le marché français et belge, a réalisé le 9 février 2021, par l’intermédiaire de ses deux principales filiales, une…

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Snapshot of our Banking and Finance practice

Allen & Overy fields the market’s pre-eminent banking practice with some 40 German, English and U.S. qualified lawyers in Germany. Our experienced and highly regarded banking and finance specialists advise on a variety of national and cross-border transactions and work as an integrated team, internationally and across practice groups.