Cutting-Edge Deals in a Sophisticated Practice
Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in every aspect of the debt capital markets within the context of a vast and broad array of transaction types and settings. We welcome the challenge that cutting-edge, complex and significant transactions bring. Our clients include lenders, borrowers, issuers, servicers and underwriters in most any type of domestic or cross-border financing imaginable. They are engaged in investment grade and leveraged syndicated credits, structured finance products including CLOs and CDOs, energy infrastructure project finance, CMBS structuring and servicing, acquisition finance, dividend and other recapitalizations, leveraged REITS, letter of credit financing, credit default swaps and other derivatives products, ABLs, high-yield bond and other public debt issues and mezzanine financing.
Chambers & Partners ranks Alston & Bird’s capabilities among leading firms, noting, “[A] ‘consistently terrific’ team of lawyers who are ‘invaluable because of the depth of expertise they bring to scenarios.’”
In 2009, the Global Finance and Debt Products Group continued its tradition of consistently ranking among the top law firms in debt financing representation according to Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation’s Legal League Tables. Alston & Bird ranked #19 overall among law firms reporting syndicated lending transactions to Reuters LPC for 2009 for borrower representation, and #17 for lender representation.
Alston & Bird LLP is one of the few firms to consistently appear in the Top 20 for both borrower representation and lender representation. These consistent rankings place the firm among an impressive peer group of law firms in terms of debt financing expertise and market presence.
Our Value Proposition
We are prepared to deliver expert advice and counsel and value-added products through enthusiastic and service-oriented lawyers that know, understand and anticipate the business needs and desires of our clients, using a practice style that focuses not solely on the legal perspective but also on key business issues of true significance.