Leveraged Acquisition Finance

Allens has one of the largest and most dynamic groups of banking specialists in Australia. We have played leading roles in most of the landmark leveraged buyout deals. These deals have involved various layers of debt and complex inter-creditor issues.

Our excellent reputation in the market is reflected in our loyal and growing client base. We hold strong relationships with the major LBO financiers in the Australian market, as well as high-quality relationships with private equity houses active in the LBO arena. We have also acted for some of the world's leading financial institutions and corporations, handling sophisticated and unique high-value transactions and matters.

An acquisition finance team you can count on

We are known for our ability to develop innovative solutions. We have acted for the full range of parties on both sides of acquisition financings – financiers, borrowers, acquirers, agents, underwriters and arrangers. We understand the motivations and strategies of the acquirers and the financiers. Our deal management approach ensures efficient service, a high degree of interaction and responsiveness to the needs of our clients.

Our acquisition finance experience

In a market that has been defined by an increase in the size and volume of deals, Allens' strength lies in the size and depth of our leveraged acquisition team. This is due to the joined forces of our Banking & Finance and M&A practices, and the strong support of our market-leading Tax practice.

Allens' Finance and Private Equity team has positioned the firm at the forefront of the LBO arena. Our recent experience page demonstrates our work advising on the financing of acquisitions.