Finance in Europe

The firm’s finance team in Europe has particular experience advising private equity sponsors. This includes advising on leveraged financings as well as advising portfolio companies on their ongoing financing requirements.

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Recommended as a leading firm in France and Russia for Capital Markets – Debt & Equity, and in Russia for Banking.

Recommended as a leading firm in the UK for Bank Lending – Sponsor Side and Borrower Side by IFLR1000 (2021). Also recommended in Germany for Banking.

They are well known for being deal-oriented, business-savvy, time and cost efficient. The lawyers always react promptly to the changing commercial background, and provide smart and innovative structuring and drafting solutions.

Very good, very knowledgeable of the market and the market players.

Deep knowledge, wide experience and excellent orientation.

IFLR1000, 2020

Shortlisted as Banking and Finance Team of the Year for our role representing EQT in its €3.23 billion of subscription line facilities with a club of 14 lenders from various jurisdictions.

–British Legal Awards, 2018

Ranked as a leading firm for Banking & Finance in the United States and Russia by Chambers Global (2020).

Debevoise & Plimpton is a ‘very sophisticated finance shop.

Chambers USA, 2020

They do an incredible job and they really distinguish themselves. Their negotiating skills are top-notch.

Chambers USA, 2019

Ranked as a leading law firm for Acquisition Finance in the UK.

“Highly commercial and up to speed with market trends.”

—The Legal 500 UK, 2020

Ranked as a leading law firm for Banking and Finance.

The team “provides an absolutely top-notch service in terms of quality and efficiency.”

“The blend of commercial knowledge, market best practice and knowledge of legal precedent is what makes them really attractive to work with.”

“[T]hey are intellectually very robust. They take the time to really examine things and walk us through the issues to get us to a place where we can make an informed decision.”

Chambers UK, 2020

Recommended for Banking & Finance in Russia.

“Lawyers promptly reacted to the changing commercial background, providing smart structuring and drafting of solutions.”

—Chambers Europe, 2019

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