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Bracewell Climbs in Syndicated Loans Rankings During First Half of 2010

Tue, 07/20/2010

HOUSTON –  Bracewell & Giuliani LLP has been ranked among the top law firms for syndicated loans in Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation (LPC) league tables. The firm climbed to number 11 for the volume (dollar value) of its syndicated lending deals in the first half of 2010, up from number 30 for the same time period in 2009. The firm also saw higher rankings for its representation of both borrowers and lenders in syndicated loans transactions.

The league tables rank law firms based on the volume and number of deals in which they were counsel from January through June 2010. Bracewell was ranked as follows:

Total Issuance:
# 11 – Volume of Deals
# 11 – Number of Deals
# 22 – Leveraged Deals by Volume
# 13 – Leveraged Deals by Number
# 15 – M&A Deals by Volume
# 16 – M&A Deals by Number

Borrower Representation:
# 10 – Volume of Deals
# 10 – Number of Deals
# 25 – Leveraged Deals by Volume
# 9 – Leveraged Deals by Number

Lender Representation:
# 12 – Volume of Deals
# 12 – Number of Deals
# 16 – Leveraged Deals by Volume
# 12 – Leveraged Deals by Number
# 11 – M&A Deals by Volume
# 9 – M&A Deals by Number

Bracewell's attorneys advise major banks and corporate borrowers on billions of dollars in syndicated loan facilities each year. Representative deals range from traditional corporate finance transactions to more complicated structured financings in both domestic and international markets.

Thomson Reuters Loan Pricing Corporation is the premier provider of league tables in the syndicated loan market. League tables are based on a universe of data collected directly from law firms, lenders and SEC filings.