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Our Leveraged Finance practice brings together more than 100 lawyers in offices across the United States, Europe, Middle East and Asia to represent lenders, arrangers, investors, funds, borrowers, issuers, underwriters and sponsors across the full range of complex financings. In 2018, we closed approximately 329 global finance transactions for our clients, amounting to over $63.6 billion in aggregate financing.

Our team provides services in connection with private finance and other commercial transactions, including credit facilities on a syndicated and single-lender basis; merchant banking transactions; asset-based financings; mezzanine investments; acquisition financings; leveraged leases; real estate financings; private placements of debt securities; and credit enhanced transactions. In all transactions, the team combines both borrower and lender expertise to provide ambidextrous representation.

19 Global Finance lawyers earned individual recognition


CHAMBERS GUIDES 2019

"They've been excellent - they have their finger on the pulse of the marketplace and help us understand the critical points we should be looking at. As far as client interaction goes, they are very commercial and pro-business."


Chamber USA 2019

"They're always willing to go above and beyond to help their client."


Chambers USA 2019

“They were very knowledgeable and responsive, and provided the appropriate advice regarding a number of topics."


Chambers USA 2019

"King & Spalding runs at the same speed as us and knows the market cold"


Chambers USA 2019

Fourth U.S. nationwide ranking


Chambers USA 2019

Ranked in Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders, Project Finance, Structured Finance and Transport: Rail and Road Finance


Legal 500 US, 2018

Ranked National Tier 1 for Banking & Finance in “Best Law Firms"


U.S. News &World Report, 2018

Top 10 U.S. Law Firm Lender Leveraged by Deals


Reuters League Tables, 2016

Structured the securitization selected as the U.S. Structured Finance Issue of the Year


International Financing Review, 2015

Shortlisted for the Innovative Lawyers Award


Financial Times, 2016

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19 Global Finance lawyers earned individual recognition


CHAMBERS GUIDES 2019

"They've been excellent - they have their finger on the pulse of the marketplace and help us understand the critical points we should be looking at. As far as client interaction goes, they are very commercial and pro-business."


Chamber USA 2019

"They're always willing to go above and beyond to help their client."


Chambers USA 2019

“They were very knowledgeable and responsive, and provided the appropriate advice regarding a number of topics."


Chambers USA 2019

"King & Spalding runs at the same speed as us and knows the market cold"


Chambers USA 2019

Fourth U.S. nationwide ranking


Chambers USA 2019

Ranked in Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders, Project Finance, Structured Finance and Transport: Rail and Road Finance


Legal 500 US, 2018

Ranked National Tier 1 for Banking & Finance in “Best Law Firms"


U.S. News &World Report, 2018

Top 10 U.S. Law Firm Lender Leveraged by Deals


Reuters League Tables, 2016

Structured the securitization selected as the U.S. Structured Finance Issue of the Year


International Financing Review, 2015

Shortlisted for the Innovative Lawyers Award


Financial Times, 2016