Our restructuring practice is at the forefront of some of the most complex restructurings, consistently delivering sophisticated, effective and imaginative advice the world over.
Clients appreciate the rigor of our approach, with our lawyers employing tough, analytical and innovative thinking to structure creative solutions.
We have a preeminent sovereign practice, advising governmental instrumentalities in over 30 countries around the globe. Clients include long-running relationships with the governments of Argentina, Greece, Iraq and Russia, among many others. Other recent restructurings include those of ERG, FESCO, Euro Disney, Nortel, Codere, Seat Pagine Gialle, Abengoa, Consolidated Minerals, CMA CGM, and others.
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo is an independent Iberian law firm that provides comprehensive legal advice in all areas related to business law and which ranks as a leader across the Iberian legal market in terms of quality, clientele, size and turnover. Our clients, experience and organisational structure have made us a benchmark firm for international transactions.
We have offices in five countries (Spain, United States of America, United Kingdom, Portugal and Belgium) which offer legal advice on Spanish, Portuguese and European Union Law.
We are widely recognised, nationally and internationally, for the quality of our legal services in the restructuring and distressed practice and have received over the past years awards for customer service, innovation and technical excellence within this specialisation. We understand the particularities of the Spanish market, the transactions that take place in it and its dealing culture. We have been operating in this market since the 70’s and have strong knowledge of the local market and its players. Such knowledge is fundamental to get a deal done.
Our restructuring and distressed team has strong expertise on borrower and creditor mandates and has developed a leading practice on representing non-bank creditors on Spanish situations, such advice going from the initial review of capital structures to the in-court or out of court restructuring of the asset. We have also developed a leading expertise on debt portfolio acquisitions of all types and on M&A transactions in a distressed environment.
Shearman & Sterling is a global elite law firm that provides legal and industry insight to financial institutions, alternative lenders, private equity sponsors and major corporations across the world. We have over 850 lawyers speaking more than 60 languages. Our leveraged finance team has the experience to advise on a broad range of products, from traditional bank finance, through to high yield bond offerings and private equity deals. Our clients turn to us for our in-depth understanding of the business and legal considerations involved in leveraged credits so they can navigate the challenges of today and achieve their future ambitions.
Wilmington Trust has served clients for more than a century, providing the resources to meet the needs of sophisticated enterprises worldwide. We are a leading provider of Corporate Trust, focusing on default, high-yield issues, loan agency, and restructuring services. In many of the world's most attractive jurisdictions, we develop customized solutions by combining staff and technology. Wilmington Trust is uniquely positioned as a conflict-free service partner. You will find us on creditor committees for some of the largest transactions. Contact us – learn how we can make a difference on your next transaction.
The European Leveraged Finance Alliance is a newly formed, investor-only trade association serving as a platform its bond and loan investor members to engage with other market participants, regulators, press and the public. ELFA works to support the growth of the European leveraged finance market through education, advocacy, and engagement, in support of ESG principles.
For more information about ELFA, including our mission statement and member benefits, visit www.elfainvestors.com.
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