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What the team is known for

Market-leading team handling matters for a diverse clientele which includes high-end private equity firms and Fortune 500 companies. Notable strength in high-value financings, fielding particular strength in leveraged acquisitions and structured product deals. Increasingly active in direct lending transactions, acting for private credit funds in leveraged finance deals. Often acts within the healthcare sector, as well as overseeing financings relating to pharmaceutical, insurance and education companies.

Strengths

One client comments: "Ropes does an excellent job streamlining questions and getting in front of issues, especially as the landscape has changed since tax reform."

"They are very good at communicating internally and presenting collected views to the client," reports another.

"They are responsive, proactive and thoughtful," says an interviewee, adding: "The team moves faster than one would think even would be possible, without even skipping a beat."

Work highlights

Advised BidFair on the financing aspects of its $3.7 billion acquisition of Sotheby's.

Notable practitioners

Alyson Gal is well regarded in the market for her experience advising on high-value financings. She focuses on representing lenders and is noted for her expertise in distressed transactions.
"She is a very thoughtful, analytical lawyer who knows how to explain issues clearly and in an understandable way. She is very detail-oriented and has very good technical skills." "She has a great ability to develop client relationships."

Anne Phillips Ogilby is highly regarded for her work in financings arising in the healthcare and education sectors.
"She is a class act and the perfect package." "She is excellent when it comes to quarterbacking and big-picture items."

Byung Choi is highly regarded for his expertise in leveraged financings, regularly working with private equity firms.
"He is very smart and a respected advocate who has his finger on the pulse of the market." "He's known for being creative and practical."

Kevin Jarboe is noted for advising on a wide range of debt financing facilities. He has recent experience handling matters relating to the healthcare and pharmaceuticals sectors.
"He is great to work with.""He is a very smart guy who has really developed a private equity and special situations practice."

Michael Lee is commended for his work advising private equity funds on high-yield bond transactions, asset-based facilities and mezzanine financings.
"He is incredibly hard-working and a strong client advocate, but also very commercial."

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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.

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

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 finance practice, please visit: https://www.ropesgray.com/practices/finance.aspx

Banking & Finance

Ropes & Gray LLP

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Location

Prudential Tower

800 Boylston Street

Boston

Massachusetts

USA

MA 02199-3600

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Massachusetts

Banking & Finance


Kevin Jarboe
Band 3
Michael Lee
Band 2

Public Finance


Anne Phillips Ogilby
Band 1