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Shearman & Sterling Finance Group Ranks No. 1 on US Syndicated Lending League Tables
29 Feb 2016
Shearman & Sterling’s Finance Group finished 2015 leading the US syndicated lending league tables with 106 transactions valued at $202.88 billion, according to Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation.

The firm earned the No. 1 spot for Lender Law Firm by Volume, as well as seven other top-ten rankings, including:

  • Overall Law Firm by Volume - #3 
  • Lender Law Firm M&A by Volume - #4 
  • Overall Law Firm M&A by Volume - #6 
  • Lender Law Firm by Number of Deals - #6 
  • Overall Law Firm by Number of Deals - #9 
  • Lender Law Firm M&A by Number of Deals - #9 (Tied) 
  • Lender Law Firm Leveraged by Volume - #10

Awards

2014 Finance Team of the Year – The Lawyer

2014 Law Firm of the Year: Banking & Finance (shortlisted) – Chambers Global

Legal Directory Rankings

Chambers Latin America 2016: Banking & Finance – Band 1

Chambers UK 2016: Banking & Finance: Lenders – Band 2

Chambers UK 2016: Banking & Finance: Borrowers – Band 3

Chambers UK 2016: Banking & Finance: Sponsors – Band 3

Chambers UK 2016 : Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives – Band 3

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016: Islamic Finance – Band 3

Chambers USA 2015: Banking & Finance – Band 3

Chambers Global 2016: Banking & Finance – Band 3

The Legal 500 Latin America 2015: Banking and Finance – Tier 1

The Legal 500 United States 2015: Structured Finance – Tier 2

The Legal 500 United States 2015: Bank Lending – Tier 3

IFLR1000 2015 – Banking – Tier 3

Market Commentary

“Robust banking and finance practice maintaining a strong presence in the key markets of the USA and the UK, as well as remaining a powerhouse in Latin America” – Chambers Global 2016

"We would recommend Shearman & Sterling for their good depth of knowledge and skill in negotiations, as well as for being a very well-respected and hard-working team." – Chambers Global 2016

"An incredibly capable group who know what's happening in the market and always go the extra mile to provide smart advice." – Chambers UK 2016

"They have tons of experience with finance, banking and restructuring. They really understand the Latin American market. That's why they're so effective." – Chambers Latin America 2016

Clients say: "I would certainly recommend them as a firm who understand transactions and are able to conceptualise and also explain complicated structures." – Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

“Shearman & Sterling LLP has a strong team that regularly finds itself involved in some of the market’s largest financings.” – The Legal 500 United States 2015

“Shearman & Sterling LLP has unsurpassed experience and senior expertise within the Latin America team. Its work on major financings and restructurings in the region extends back decades.” – The Legal 500 Latin America 2015

Clients say: “[We] can always reach them, they’re always up to speed and give a superior level of advice.” – Chambers Global 2015

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