NEW YORK, January 22, 2013 — According to Thomson Reuters LPC’s year-end syndicated loan league tables, King & Spalding was among the top law firms representing U.S. lenders and borrowers on loan transactions in 2012.
King & Spalding’s finance practice was again one of the most active law firms in leveraged finance transactions. The firm ranked 6th in the United States for lender representations (with 50 deals worth more than $6 billion) and was counted as the 9th busiest firm for total representation of lenders and sponsors in leveraged finance matters. In addition, the group maintained its top 10 standing in Thompson Reuters LPC’s merger and acquisition finance rankings, ranking 6th by number of lender representations and 8th for total representations in that category.
Overall, King & Spalding was credited with advising on 100 syndicated loan transactions worth nearly $34 billion in 2012, placing it 7th in total U.S. loan 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.