Private credit

A&O Shearman’s private credit team works with the most active private credit investors in the world, helping them structure novel debt and equity investments throughout the capital stack.

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With top-tier lawyers in all major markets, we can connect with clients on the ground, wherever they are.

Relationships with the top industry players 

We advise over 80% of Private Debt Investor’s 2023 top 100 private credit firms across the full spectrum of investment strategies, including venture debt, direct lending, asset-based lending, speciality financing (including fund financing), subordinated debt, special situations, and distressed debt. 

Leveraging the strengths of our market-leading finance, capital markets, funds, real estate, infrastructure, restructuring, regulatory and tax groups, we can field integrated, agile teams capable of handling the most complex cross-border investments. 

Our lawyers work with key industry stakeholders and trade associations to shape the industry's future for the benefit of our clients.  

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