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Global Australia Capital Markets: US Law

This sections focuses mainly on transactional work involving capital markets instruments such as Debt & Equity securities; Derivatives; Securitisation; Structured finance (CDOs, repackagings, other synthetic products). Lawyers may represent either issuers (both sovereign and corporate) and/or underwriters, as well as placement agents and broker dealers in public and private placements.

  1. Allen & Overy LLP
    Allen & Overy LLP
    Capital Markets: US Law
    2023 | Spotlight |
    Allen & Overy has a prominent team offering expertise across the full spectrum of DCM and ECM including high-value IPOs. The team has notable experience handling cross-border listings and funding for M&A transactions, particularly within the energy and resources sector. The firm is known for its strength in the securitisation arena and is experienced in working with an extensive range of asset classes including auto loans, residential mortgages and credit cards. The team has access to the firm's global network and is noted for its expertise in the US and European bond markets. Allen & Overy has long-established relationships with a number of international investment banks and top ASX-listed companies. Its key clients include the NAB and Scentre Group.
  2. Sidley Austin
    Sidley Austin
    Capital Markets: US Law
    2023 | Spotlight |
    Sidley Austin maintains an office in Sydney which is home to a group of experienced US-qualified lawyers. The firm is praised for its extensive knowledge of US debt capital markets, including private placements and Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings. Its key clients include BNP Paribas, Citigroup Global Markets and CBA.
  3. Sullivan & Cromwell
    Sullivan & Cromwell
    Capital Markets: US Law
    2023 | Spotlight |
    Sullivan & Cromwell is highly reputed for US securities law in addition to high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, private placements and bond raisings. The team is well placed to assist IPOS and other equity raisings, as well as note and bond programmes, and Rule 144A/Regulation S issues. The firm is also frequently engaged by issuers and underwriters.