Sidley Austin LLP

International & Cross-Border Capabilities Department

UK
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What the team is known for Transaction-focused London team which serves the firm's traditional US corporate client base and an impressive list of European clients in its core focus areas of M&A, restructuring and capital markets. Frequently praised as an effective gateway into the European markets as well as for transatlantic matters.

The London office principally acts for UK, European and international private equity firms and hedge funds, as well as US corporates investing into Europe. The firm has also developed an impressive practice in structured finance, securitisation and debt capital markets in the UK, which is coupled with a capacity to handle regulatory issues in the financial services sector.

Strengths Clients say: "Overall the team is very impressive, with a strong group of very experienced professionals augmented by good links with local firms across Europe. They have very good interpersonal skills and a commercial approach."

A source adds: "They're incredibly knowledgeable of cross-border matters and committed to achieving the right result. Sidley has experienced resources in the jurisdictions that are important to us."