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Most innovative North American law firms 2015: Enabling clients business (2)

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Award levelCommended
Originality7
Rationale8
Impact7
Total innovation score22
CommentLawyers helped Dunkin’ Brands Group to refinance its credit facility with a new $2.6bn securitisation, saving costs and time by reusing a same special-purpose subsidiary from a previous securitisation.

Most innovative North American law firms 2015: Enabling clients business

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Originality9
Rationale8
Impact7
Total innovation score24
CommentIn one of the first sales of a tax-efficient “Up-C” company, lawyers worked on the sale of Norcraft Companies, the cabinet manufacturer, to Fortune Brands Home & Security to allow pre-initial public offering stakeholders to receive an accelerated payout.