Leveraged Finance Update May 2017

A quarterly update from the leveraged and acquisition finance team.

The search for yield continues...Techniques honed in the more mature US leveraged finance market continue to be imported into European deals and then across to the APAC markets, requiring skillful reworking in some cases to reflect the different legal and insolvency regimes and marketplaces. The march of the direct lenders continues with many now able to take significant tickets and being welcomed by governments in many jurisdictions where previously traditional banks have dominated.

The articles in this edition reflect these continuing trends, and of course some regulatory issues, with insights from our US, London, Italian, French, Chinese and Australian teams. Given the cross-over between leveraged loans and high yield bonds we have also included an update for you on what we are seeing currently in HYB terms.

Read the full newsletter: Leveraged Finance Update from Hogan Lovells May 2017

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