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Acquisition finance and corporate lending

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Meet the team

Banks and other debt providers, financial advisers, private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers work with our global team of acquisition finance and corporate lending lawyers on all aspects of acquisition finance, including the structuring and documentation of sponsor-led leveraged buyouts, corporate-led acquisitions, bid financings and investment grade financings.

“Offers a diverse range of banking and finance services, with a particularly strong reputation for its activity in asset finance, acquisition, project and trade finance.” - Chambers Europe, 2018

Our lawyers are skilled at advising on local and multi-jurisdictional matters across the globe, and have played a leading role in many key leveraged buyout transactions involving complex acquisition finance deals on behalf of notable clients worldwide.

With more than 50 offices worldwide, including in the key business centers and emerging markets, our acquisition finance and corporate lending team offers clients a combination of strong market and commercial awareness, sector knowledge and years of significant experience spanning the full lifecycle of both large and mid-market transactions, including exit financings and restructurings.

Our areas of work include

  • Asset-based finance
  • Bid financings
  • Corporate-led acquisitions
  • Exit financings
  • High-yield hybrid instruments
  • Investment grade financings
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • PIK debt
  • Private equity and venture capital
  • Public-to-privates
  • Recapitalizations
  • Restructurings
  • Securitization
  • Syndicated financings
  • Trade purchases
  • Warranted and warrantless mezzanine financing

Awards and accolades

  • Chambers Europe, France: Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Europe, Europe-wide: Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Global, France: Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Banking & Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Chambers Global, Global-wide: Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance, Chambers & Partners, 2018
  • Legal 500 EMEA, France: Banking & Finance: Transactional Work, The Legal 500, 2018
  • Events

    Retiring LIBOR

    Since the manipulation scandal, there has been increasing pressure from regulators on banks and financial institutions to reduce their dependency on LIBOR.

    Thursday November 22, 2018