Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising service providers on structured finance transactions and expert knowledge of the issues affecting such market participants.

We act for SPV issuers, corporate services providers, corporate trustees, servicers, agents and cash managers on a wide range of international debt and structured finance transactions.  Our transactions include advising on the origination, structuring and documenting of asset-backed warehouse facilities and private and public securitisations.  We also regularly advise on the subsequent restructuring and unwinding of transactions, in addition to dealing with the consequences of on-going developments, such as on the impact of new regulatory legislation, rating downgrades, defaults and disputes arising under transactions.  We cover multiple jurisdictions, including the UK, Europe, the USA and Canada. Our clients appreciate our understanding of their businesses needs and our ability to deliver fast and effective legal advice

 

Notable deals and highlights


  • Advising 3 SPV bond issuers on the redemption and unwind of asset-backed transactions and a new SPV on the related establishment of a new public residential mortgage-backed securitisation.
  • Advising a corporate trustee on the bond default of a Canadian mining corporate, the bondholder consent solicitation process, the subsequent security enforcement of assets located in South Africa and the distribution of sale proceeds to bondholders.
  • Advising a servicer and stand-by servicer on the establishment of servicing arrangements for over 30 residential mortgage-backed securitisation, buy-to-let, second charge loans and reversion loan portfolios.