EMEA Finance

Our experienced finance lawyers in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Milan and Abu Dhabi advise clients across Europe and the Middle East on all of their debt financing needs. We also work closely with our US capital markets lawyers, particularly those focused on the high yield market.

Our lawyers have excellent structuring, financing and deal management skills, as well as significant international experience. We represent commercial banks, investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and corporates on a wide range of transactions.

We offer advice under English, French, German and Italian law and regularly advise on cross-border transactions involving multiple facilities, instruments, currencies and jurisdictions. Principal areas of coverage include:

  • Acquisition and bank finance: leveraged buyouts; first- and second-lien loan structures; senior and subordinated bridge financings; mezzanine facilities; secured lending; hedge fund finance, property and construction financing; and investment-grade loans
  • Debt capital markets: investment-grade and high yield bonds; equity-linked and hybrid securities; debt issuance programs; and asset-backed offerings
  • Structured finance and investments: bank, bond, securitization and derivative-based transactions
  • Restructuring and refinancing 

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