Our Credit Group lawyers represent financial institutions and borrowers across a broad spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including:
- Leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings
- Project and infrastructure financings
- Debt restructurings and recapitalizations
- Debtor-in-possession and exit financings
- Direct lending financings
- Asset-based financings
Davis Polk advised on over 50 deals totaling close to $110 billion in 1H 2016, ranking the firm as the top legal adviser in Overall Acquisition volume, Overall Lender-Side Acquisition volume and Overall Borrower volume, according to Thomson Reuters LPC.
With the increasing convergence of the worldwide financial market, we have filled a critical role in helping our U.S. and international clients understand the global legal landscape, including competing insolvency regimes and out-of-court restructuring practices, different market conventions, intercreditor concerns, issues relating to obtaining credit and collateral support, and other matters that make the difference in obtaining syndicated credit or high-yield financing for complex multinational enterprises.
Although our credit practice is principally based in New York City, we also are retained for transactions with parties in Europe, Asia and Latin America.