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Most innovative law firms in Finance Law 2012 (2)

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InnovationFirst-ever enforcement of a share pledge under Catalan law
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact6
Total20
DescriptionLed the out-of-court restructuring of Panrico, enabling senior lenders to take control of the leading Spanish baked products company. Using a "fast-track" private sale process, the lawyers helped ensure a smooth handover of the business without damaging its overall value.

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InnovationCommerzbank's hybrid-for-equity swap transactions
Originality7
Rationale7
Impact7
Total21
DescriptionEnabled the bank to raise €1.4bn in core Tier 1 capital in the first use of a hybrid-for-equity structure in Germany. Effectively resuscitated Germany's second-largest banking institution.