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Global Luxembourg Banking & Finance

The Global-Wide Banking & Finance section of Chambers research is a recognition of the firms adept at advising on various elements of a broad range of cross-border banking transactions, which includes advice to both borrower and lender clients.    The following topics are included:  ·       Acquisition finance: Transactions involving arranging finance for acquisitions acting for either the lender or the borrower.  ·       General bank lending: Syndicated lending, structured finance, leveraged finance.  ·       Project finance: Financing of infrastructure and industrial projects. Often arranged on a non-recourse loan basis. See also equipment finance and leasing.  ·       Refinancing: The refinancing and restructuring of existing loans and debtor in possession financing is also included. Islamic Finance  Acknowledging the specialist expertise for Islamic finance, there is a separate subtable showcasing the firms who provide cross-border expertise in this area. This section encompasses Sharia-compliant work such as acquisitions, forming funds to invest in real estate and commercial properties, as well as Sukuk issuances. 

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Band 1
  1. Arendt & Medernach
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    Arendt & Medernach
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years Ranked
    Prominent outfit with a large team offering both domestic and cross-border expertise in a broad range of banking and finance matters. Assists with matters relating to debt refinancing and acquisition financing, as well as representing clients in contentious matters. Clientele includes a number of banks and investment funds. Regularly advises issuers on EMTN programmes. Also offers expert advice on equity capital markets mandates, in particular assisting clients from the technology sector with IPOs. Highly active in cross-border matters, with particular involvement in mandates relating to Germany and Italy.
  2. Linklaters
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    Linklaters
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years Ranked
    Esteemed for its expertise in complex and high-profile transactions, acting for lenders and borrowers on a broad spectrum of mandates, including asset finance, acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Offers a broad range of capital markets advice, including bond offerings and MTN programmes, as well as derivatives transactions. Additionally oversees equity capital market assignments, including IPOs and bookbuilds. Utilises its global network to win instructions from international banks.
  3. Allen & Overy Luxembourg
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. 2
    Clifford Chance
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Regularly acts for financial institutions, assisting with acquisition finance, as well as with debt restructuring, fund financing, development financing and real estate financing. Also maintains a solid reputation in DCM, advising on notes offerings and updates to notes programmes, as well as hybrid bonds and securitisation mandates. Represents clients in IPOs and share listings. Prowess in multi-jurisdictional transactions is facilitated by Clifford Chance's global network of offices.
  2. Elvinger Hoss Prussen
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    Elvinger Hoss Prussen
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded domestic firm that advises local and international banks, private equity firms, investment managers and major corporates. Areas of focus include real estate finance, acquisition finance, fund financing and restructuring. Acts on equity and debt capital markets matters, advising on bond and note offerings, as well as share offerings. Additionally assists clients with financial regulatory issues and represents them in investigations by the regulator.
  3. Loyens & Loeff
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    Loyens & Loeff
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Strong team advising major domestic and international financial clients on all aspects of banking and capital markets transactions. Expertise spans acquisition and COVID-19 emergency finance, as well as debt restructuring. Advises financial services clients on regulatory matters and acts for issuers on notes and bond offerings. Often advises on mandates in the technology, pharmaceutical and energy industries. Popular choice for Latin American clients.
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Band 3
  1. BSP
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    BSP
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Regularly advises international banks and financial institutions on working capital mandates, as well as real estate and acquisition finance. Also handles debt restructuring and amendments to credit facilities and financing arrangements. Frequently handles the Luxembourg aspects of cross-border mandates, often representing Russian clients.
  2. Stibbe
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    Stibbe
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Skilled team in the Luxembourg market that works closely with the firm's Benelux-wide office network. Assists both lenders and borrowers with real estate finance. Additionally acts on fund financing, acquisition financing, debt refinancing and project financing. Assists with both debt and equity capital markets matters.
  3. NautaDutilh
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Bonn & Schmitt
    4
    Bonn & Schmitt
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Established team acting on project finance, acquisition finance and debt restructuring. Often advises on real estate financing and assists clients with amendments to existing credit facility agreements. Represents a range of banking and private equity clients. Offers additional experience in IPOs and notes issuances.
  2. DLA Piper
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    DLA Piper
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Strong team assisting clients with a wide range of debt restructuring and refinancing issues, as well as project finance and real estate finance mandates. Advises international companies, investors and financial institutions. Further handles debt capital market mandates, including bond issuances and securitisation matters.
  3. GSK Stockmann SA
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    GSK Stockmann SA
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Prominent practice that is much admired for capital markets work, with a particular focus on DCM mandates, demonstrating a strong track record in cross-border securitisation matters, notes issuances and EMTN programmes. Also assists clients with share listings and loan portfolio transactions. Particularly strong on matters involving Germany and popular with clients from the real estate sector.
  4. Ogier
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    Ogier
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Particularly active for banks in facility agreements with investment funds, often working in conjunction with its offices in the Channel Islands and other offshore jurisdictions. Offers particular experience in subscription finance facilities. Also assists with real estate finance and amendments to existing credit facility agreements.
  5. Baker McKenzie
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  6. VANDENBULKE
    Banking & Finance
    Global 2022 | Band 4