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UK Guide 2023
London (Firms) Banking & Finance
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Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Representing commercial banks, bank holding companies, thrifts and other financial services firms globally, Ropes & Gray banking attorneys navigate clients through the complex array of unique regulatory and other legal requirements impacting their industry.

Ropes & Gray’s finance team provides 21st-century technology and capabilities with personal client service. Our value enhancing services have earned us recognition as top-tier advisors in large cap and middle market financings.

To learn more about our banking practice, please visit: https://www.ropesgray.com/practices/banking.aspx

To learn more about our finance practice, please visit: https://www.ropesgray.com/practices/finance.aspx

Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance: Sponsors - London (Firms)
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Ropes & Gray has an exceptional team of highly skilled practitioners advising on complex financings for borrowers and sponsors. The team regularly works for investment banks and private equity funds. It continues to be a strong presence in the European leveraged finance market due to its acute understanding of high-yield issues and masterful handling of UK and US hybrid transactions. The firm is particularly noted for its strength in acquisition financing and unitranche matters. It is recognised for lender-side work acting for both institutional and alternative lender clients.

Work Highlights

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  • Ropes & Gray advised Barings PE Asia in connection with the debt financing commitments for its acquisition of Tricor Group.

  • Ropes & Gray advised UPC Group on a sustainability-linked term loan B.
  • Ropes & Gray advised the lead lenders, including Goldman Sachs and SEB, on an amendment to a EUR100 million super senior revolving credit facility.

Notable Practitioners

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Alexander Robb
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Alexander Robb
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Band 5

Alexander Robb has a growing reputation for his work in the leveraged finance space. He is noted for his stellar representation of sponsor, borrower and lender clients on domestic and cross-border financings.

"Alex is a brilliant lawyer, on top of the details and always available to discuss matters; he is a joy to work with."

"He is an extremely talented and technical lawyer. He is a trusted voice to his clients and brings a sense of calm understanding to each transaction."

"Alex has a razor-sharp intellect and legal analysis; he gives very considered and helpful advice."

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Alexander Robb
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Alexander Robb
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