Ashurst

Capital Markets Department

Germany
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What the team is known for Recognised for its capabilities in retail structured products and derivatives as well as regulations related to these, most notably PRIIPS and EMIR. Particular strength in OTC and sensitised derivatives. Advises financial service providers, funds and corporates on financial instruments including convertibles and option bonds and the drafting of base prospectuses. Also focused on auto loans and residual value securitisations. Frequently advises on cross-border deals, utilising its broad network spanning the USA, Asia and Australia.

Notable practitioners

Martin Kaiser is a well-known practitioner with notable experience advising clients on structured finance matters including leases and auto loans.

Matthias von Oppen is considered by one client to be "extremely approachable," with the same client further valuing his "very good negotiation skills and high commercial awareness." He regularly advises clients on IPOs, capital increases and related investments.

Tobias Krug is frequently seen advising on OTC derivatives and offers additional experience in banking regulatory matters.