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Today’s finance market is experiencing fundamental change, from the emergence of alternative capital providers to the development of new financing models. Add in sudden shifts in market sentiment and risk appetite, along with dramatic swings in lending activity, and the challenge becomes clear: how to navigate a new path to growth in these uncertain times.

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Client Successes

Advised Wells Fargo as special finance counsel on its purchase of portions of GE Capital’s North American Corporate Finance business. The total acquisition included assets of approximately US$31B, as well as businesses employing approximately 2,800 team members.

Represented Morgan Stanley and BMO Capital Markets in financing the US$1.1B Gulf Oil acquisition by ArcLight Energy Partners.

Helping Clients Evolve, Adapt, and Succeed

Our lawyers find innovative ways to create value for our clients, helping lenders enter new markets, rethink their businesses, and increase their deal share. We have introduced new structures and financing options, with a focus on creative solutions for cross-border fundraising. In addition, our experience serving both traditional lenders and alternative capital providers gives us a unique perspective on emerging trends across a range of industries, including energy, technology, fintech, telecommunications, media, healthcare, life sciences, and professional services.

Over the past several years, we have significantly expanded our team to better serve our clients’ evolving needs. We have added the heavy hitters in the market, including lawyers recognized for their expertise in bank finance, private finance, debt capital markets, and restructuring.

A Leading Finance Practice

  • Our practice includes 100+ finance lawyers advising clients in key markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.
  • We handle every type of finance deal and a high volume of deals: 1,000+ financings in 2015.
  • We have deep experience across the entire capital structure, as well as expertise in niche areas (such as unitranche financing) we can call upon to help make the most complex deals happen.

Recognition for Our Finance Practice

  • Ranked Band 3 in Nationwide Banking & Finance in Chambers USA
  • Named Law Firm of the Year for Banking & Finance by Premio Le Fonti
  • Honored for Loan of the Year at the 2015 IFLR Americas awards for our work advising the banks financing IBC Capital Limited’s US$1.1B acquisition of Goodpack Limited

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