NEW YORK, July 20, 2012 – King & Spalding continues to be among the most active law firms representing U.S. lenders and borrowers on loan transactions, according to Thomson Reuters LPC’s recently released syndicated loan league tables for the first half of 2012.
King & Spalding’s finance practice ranked 4th in lender-side representations and 6th for total lender and sponsor representations in U.S. leveraged finance matters through the first 6 months of the year. The group has also established itself as one of the top finance practices advising on merger and acquisition financing, ranking 2nd by number of lender representations and 3rd for total representations in that category.
Overall, King & Spalding ranked 7th by number of representations in overall syndicated transactions since the start of 2012, and was credited with 50 deals worth almost $22 billion. The firm also earned the 7th spot for total lender side deals, and placed 14th based on the aggregate number of borrower representations.
King & Spalding’s finance practice consists of more than 40 lawyers who represent lenders, investors, funds and borrowers in finance and other commercial transactions. These include a wide array of investment grade and sub-investment grade credit facilities on both a syndicated and single-lender basis and leveraged cash-flow financings. The finance practice has substantial industry experience in energy, media and communications, healthcare, private equity and sponsor finance, transportation, manufacturing and franchising.
About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 125 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with 800 lawyers in 17 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at www.kslaw.com.