Tony Lopez is a US-qualified partner who drives DLA Piper's international high yield initiative from London. He has extensive experience in leveraged finance and capital markets, including representation of corporate clients, sponsors, and investment banks in complex debt placements, bank/bond financing commitments, liability management exercises and bespoke 'rescue' solutions.

He has advised on public and private transactions in more than 35 countries around the world, including the United States, Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Central and South America, Asia Pacific and the Gulf Region.

In addition to his focus on international high yield, Tony advises on US securities law and capital markets solutions for asset finance, having helped pioneer the first-ever export credit agency-guaranteed bond financings for aircraft purchases. He is also the US Capital Markets representative to our firm-wide Africa initiative.