- HY bond issuance in 2022 totalled USD 52.4bn (180.4bn in 2021 - a 71% decrease YoY) via 138 transactions.
- Kirkland & Ellis ranked No.1 in the Western Europe HY Bonds Issuers' Legal Counsel League Table, taking around 13% market share by volume.
- Latham & Watkins topped the Western Europe HY Bonds Managers' Legal Counsel League Table, obtaining roughly 24% market share by volume.
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