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We deliver customized, innovative counsel to both lenders and borrowers on their most important and complex financing transactions.
Summary

We have been at the forefront of developments in the finance market over the past decade. Our broad market-leading practice allows us to provide advice to financial institutions, direct lenders and companies that anticipates market trends and protects against emerging vulnerabilities.

Clients count on our deep legal experience and savvy commercial understanding in transactions including leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financing, direct lending, bridge loans, structured finance, asset-based lending, project and infrastructure finance, and debtor-in-possession and exit financings. Our ability to field teams for both syndicated and direct lending solutions ensures maximum flexibility and optimal execution for all parties.

Our clients benefit from Davis Polk’s strong culture of collaboration. We work closely with our Capital Markets lawyers on high-yield and investment-grade debt. We work as a team with our Restructuring lawyers on financings including DIP and exit facilities.

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$190+ billion
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Aggregate value of 118+ finance deals we advised on in 2020
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Refintiv
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Lending & Secured Finance 2021

Recognition

Recognition Cards
Title
Band 1
Designation Category
Banking & Finance
Recognition Source
Chambers USA
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Band 1
Designation Category
Finance & Capital Markets (International & Cross-Border)
Jurisdiction (optional)
USA
Recognition Source
Chambers Global
Title
Tier 1
Designation Category
Banking
Jurisdiction (optional)
United States
Recognition Source
IFLR1000
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Tier 1
Designation Category
Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
Recognition Source
Legal 500 U.S.
Title
Finance (Including Capital Markets) Client Service Award
Recognition Source
Chambers USA Awards, 2018
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