Cahill’s Capital Markets & Lending Practice Begins the Decade Atop Bloomberg's League Tables
Cahill's Capital Markets and Lending practice started off 2020 with one of its strongest quarterly performances in the firm's history. Once again, the firm earned the top spots in various categories across Bloomberg's Q1 2020 Global Legal Adviser league tables.
Bloomberg ranked Cahill the #1 legal adviser to U.S. high-yield bond underwriters, an accolade the firm has consistently earned since 2005. In the first quarter of 2020, Cahill advised underwriters in 22 transactions, generating over $15.3 billion in aggregate gross proceeds and capturing over 30% share of the U.S. high-yield market. The firm is also ranked among the most active legal advisers to underwriters of U.S. Investment Grade Bonds, U.S. Corporate Bonds, European Bonds, EMEA Corporate Investment Grade Bonds (inc. EM), and Global Bonds.
In the inaugural release of league tables ranking legal advisers for U.S. and global-based loans, Bloomberg ranked Cahill as the #1 legal adviser to lenders across all three debut categories. In U.S. Leveraged Loans, Cahill generated more than $77.5 billion in aggregate gross proceeds and captured over 47.3% of the market share in the first quarter, advising on 86 transactions. For all U.S. Loans, Cahill earned over 33.1% of the market share advising lenders in 90 transactions, which generated almost $85 billion in aggregate gross proceeds. Globally, Cahill advised lender on 92 loan transactions, generating almost $90 billion, capturing over 25% of the market share. Beyond earning these three coveted #1 spots, Cahill also ranked among the top lender-side advisers for EMEA Loans, generating over $4.5 billion in the first quarter of the new decade across 7 deals.