Our Structured Finance team is a dynamic, market-leading group, with expertise in developing highly innovative structures across the full spectrum of structured finance and derivatives products. We combine the in-depth specialist knowledge of our team with the range of expertise in our firm as a whole to provide commercial, focused solutions, often in situations which are complex and challenging.
We assist funds, sponsors, arrangers, issuers, trustees, rating agencies, investors, master servicers and special servicers and other market participants in relation to all forms of debt financing arrangements, including securitisation and other structured capital markets products, stand-alone bond issues, commercial paper, GDRs, EMTN programmes, convertible bonds and repackagings.
The team has experience in all asset classes including RMBS, consumer ABS, corporate ABS/ whole business securitisation, CMBS (and work-outs), covered bonds, ABCP and esoteric asset classes such as vehicle rental, operating lease ABS etc.
The practice covers derivatives in both OTC format as well as securitised derivatives across the full range of asset classes including interest rate, equity, credit, FX, commodities and longevity. In particular, the team has experience advising on complex derivatives transactions, including synthetic securitisations and CDS and total return swap transactions (synthetic disposals). The team also advises on stock-lending and repo transactions.
We have extensive experience of dealing with ISDA documentation and related transactions.