Leveraged Finance

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 2017 alone, we closed approximately 371 finance transactions for our clients, amounting to over $56.7 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.

Second U.S. nationwide ranking

Chambers USA, 2017

17 Global Finance lawyers earned individual recognition

Chambers USA, 2017

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

U.S. News &World Report, 2016

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

Reuters League Tables, 2016

Ranked in Asset Finance & Leasing, Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders, and Structured Finance

Legal 500 US, 2017

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

"Top-notch client service and excellent knowledge of the product"

Chambers USA, 2017

"They have always been excellent, I have always gotten tremendous service."

Chambers USA, 2017

"They're extremely responsive, very attentive and proactive."

Chambers USA, 2017

Sources also praise the firm's ability "to get things done on a tight timeframe"

Chambers USA, 2017

"They handle everything we can come up with, with no room for improvement."

Chambers USA, 2017