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Ropes & Gray LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Exceptional team of highly skilled practitioners advising on complex financings for borrowers and sponsors, with regular work for investment banks and private equity funds. Continues to be a strong presence in the European leveraged finance market thanks to its acute understanding of high-yield issues and masterful handling of UK and US hybrid transactions. Particularly noted for its strength in acquisition financing and unitranche matters. Recognised for lender-side work acting for both institutional and alternative lender clients.

Strengths

Sources note: "They are knowledgeable, pragmatic and have the capacity to do large financing deals in short periods of time."

A client says: "The entire Ropes team add value in that they don't just advise on legal, but also help out on the bigger picture."

"They are a great firm that is very responsive; they provided the right advice and understood our situation quickly," reports one client.

Work highlights

Acted for Liberty Latin America on the bank and bond financing aspects of its USD1.95 billion acquisition of AT&T’s operations in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Notable practitioners

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 super smart and incredibly technical, he is all over the details and is a very effective lawyer. He gives short, succinct advice on complicated matters - for difficult, challenging structural deals he is someone you can rely on." "He is a fantastic lawyer and gives commercial as well as extremely competent detailed advice."

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Overview

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

Banking & Finance Department

Ropes & Gray LLP

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60 Ludgate Hill

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Greater London

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EC4M 7AW

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Banking & Finance: Mid-Market


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