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Global law firm Reed Smith has been shortlisted for the first time as European Law Firm of the Year in the third annual Private Debt Investor (PDI) Awards. The PDI Awards recognise 2015’s stand-out firms and are based on research with all market players, including investors, managers, consultants, debt advisors, lawyers and placement agents.

Reed Smith has been nominated following its outstanding transactional work in 2015 on leveraged finance transactions, acting for private debt funds including BlueBay, Crescent and ICG, as well as its market-leading funds finance practice which represented the majority of European banks that specialise in subscription line, GP support and NAV/asset-backed facilities to debt funds.

View the full shortlist and vote for the winners in each category here before the deadline on 8 January 2016. The results will be published in the PDI annual review on 1 March 2016.


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About Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm, with more than 1,800 lawyers in 26 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States.

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