Allen & Overy LLP

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading practice, regularly advising major domestic and international lending banks on the full range of financing including capital markets transactions and NPL deals. Also assists with regulatory issues. Top choice for English law-governed financings, aided by the outstanding international expertise and resources of the firm's global network. Particularly active on region-wide transactions in the CEE.

Strengths One client lauds the department as market-leading, particularly regarding bonds issuances, describing them as "the best firm on the market regarding the documentation of corporate bonds. They are outstanding in finance."

Interviewees hail the team as a one-stop shop for banking and finance, with one saying: "They cover the wide spectrum of services."

Work highlights Assisted Slovenské elektrárne with the extension and renegotiation of a EUR2.9 billion loan portfolio.

Notable practitioners

Matúš Kudlák
is recognised for his real estate and construction financing practice, primarily on the lender side. He acts on domestic as well as cross-border deals.

Peter Jedinak
is highlighted by clients for his work in capital markets transactions, frequently advising on complex bond issuances and debt securitisation. He regularly represents banks and large companies operating across the CEE.

Renátus Kollár
is a market-leading practitioner, regularly involved in matters relating to acquisition and real estate financing. He provides additional expertise in DCM work.