Chambers Ranks White & Case #1 for Banking & Finance and Corporate M&A in Asia-Pacific
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Chambers & Partners has ranked White & Case LLP in Band 1, its highest ranking, in the following practice areas in its 2023 Asia-Pacific guide:
- Banking & Finance
- Banking & Finance: (Domestic and International)
In Chambers's review of the Firm's Corporate/M&A practice, it noted, "White & Case has a highly successful M&A group with a particularly firm foothold in Greater China, India, Japan and Singapore, as well as further afield in Kazakhstan. Its impressive list of clients features key regional and global names from the financial services and life sciences sectors, among others."
Additionally, one client stated, "White & Case has a team of lawyers most capable in handling and navigating complex matters. The firm's capabilities in this area cannot be denied," and another client noted, "They always pointed out important items to be considered, and their advice and instruction to us was extremely detailed, correct and adequate."
In describing the Firm's Banking & Finance practice, Chambers said, the Firm "is recommended for its capabilities in leveraged acquisition finance, with significant expertise in syndicated loans and project finance," and that White & Case “has prominent teams in Greater China and Singapore, with additional strength in Japan, and often advises on cross-border financing relating to India, Indonesia and the Philippines." Chambers also noted, "The firm is particularly popular among European and Asian banks and other financial institutions."
Moreover, one client said, "They are familiar with complex transaction structures and able to provide solutions," and another client stated, "The team is experienced and knowledgeable in structured transactions, and their global network is a valuable asset."