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Global China Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)

A broad-based definition of banking transactions, which include both borrower and lender clients. The following topics are included: acting for either the lender or the borrower on general bank lending, syndicated lending, asset finance and leveraged finance.

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Band 1
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    Clifford Chance
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Clifford Chance's finance team remains a popular choice for major international and PRC lenders for a diverse range of transactions. Has deep experience in bilateral and syndicated loans, equity and project finance and leveraged finance transactions. Increasingly active in handling green finance deals. Heavy involvement in advising on recent reforms of banking and loan regulations. Provides assistance to an impressive roster of clientele including state-owned enterprises and major foreign banks. Well versed in advising on cross-border transactions across the Asia region and the USA.
  2. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Linklaters' compact and highly regarded team advises on market-leading transactions. Work spans a range of complex structured financings, the firm maintaining an especially strong reputation for leveraged and acquisition finance as well as syndicated loans. Particularly active on lending to the real estate and telecommunications sectors. Acts for a prestigious list of international banks and financial institutions. Offers experience covering a wide variety of markets including advising on matters related to the UK and the USA in addition to catering to clients across the Greater China region.
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    White & Case LLP
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 9 Years Ranked
    White & Case's banking and finance practice is highlighted for its outstanding handling of syndicated loans, secured and unsecured credit facilities, and acquisition financing. Particular strength in handling complex leveraged financing matters. Additional areas of expertise include real estate, project and asset finance. Maintains an enviable list of clients including leading Chinese and international banks, investment firms and private equity clients. Offers expertise handling deals involving various jurisdictions, including Singapore, Japan, the USA and the UK.
  4. Kirkland & Ellis
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 10 Years Ranked
    Renowned for its advice to both borrowers and lenders, Freshfields maintains an impressive roster of clients, including banks, private equity firms and corporates from the technology sector. Well reputed for its experience advising on leveraged financing matters. Continues to advise on cross-border transactions, especially Chinese outbound acquisition finance.
  2. Allen & Overy
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  3. Latham & Watkins
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 4 Years Ranked
    Gibson Dunn's finance team features considerable experience in the leveraged finance market, advising on notable acquisition finance transactions. Primarily acts for international private equity firms and investment managers. Also assists Chinese and international companies across a range of sectors with corporate finance transactions. Further expertise includes loan restructurings.
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    Milbank LLP
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 1 Years Ranked
    Milbank has recently bolstered its finance practice with lateral hires. Active in dealing with high-profile transactions involving acquisition, debt and mezzanine finance, as well as sophisticated refinance and recapitalisation. Client roster is composed of international banks, asset management firms and private equity houses. Mandates span a variety of regions across Asia, Europe and the US.
  3. Ropes & Gray LLP
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    Ropes & Gray LLP
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Ropes & Gray's finance department possesses a renowned leveraged and acquisition finance practice advising on significant real estate and refinancing matters. Specialises in assisting with funding for corporate transactions and is sought out for special situations financing. Strong focus on work for domestic and international private equity funds, asset management groups and corporates.
  4. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
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    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    The banking team of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett offers comprehensive advice on leveraged and acquisition finance mandates. Noted expertise in handling high-value margin loan financing. Frequently sought out for its strong knowledge in the field by private equity firms as borrowers. Maintains impressive expertise in transactions involving the pharmaceutical, energy and healthcare sectors.
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Band 4
  1. Hogan Lovells International LLP
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    Hogan Lovells International LLP
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 11 Years Ranked
    The versatile finance team of Hogan Lovells covers a wide range of financing work, ranging from leveraged and acquisition finance to real estate and pre-IPO finance. Especially active in onshore and offshore financings involving PRC banks and borrowers. Client list includes a range of major PRC and international banks. Benefits from its strong presence in China and its international network, covering the USA and Europe. Also assists Chinese and international companies with corporate finance mandates.
  2. Paul Hastings
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    Paul Hastings
    Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 12 Years Ranked
    The banking and finance practice of Paul Hastings offers expertise in leveraged finance, with a long history of acting on major LBOs. A popular choice among sponsor clients, with a focus on outbound transactions for China-based clients. Also advises on refinancing and mezzanine transactions. Acts for investment banks and insurance companies. Handles a broad geographic spread of deals spanning Europe, Asia and the US.