Capital Markets: Securitisation: CLOs - USA
What the team is known for
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is an industry leader in CMBS and CLOs, including standout capabilities in CRE CLOs. Has an exceptionally large team of securitization lawyers based across the USA. Able to respond to the most complex transactional issues, as well as provide counsel on risk retention regulations. Clients include issuers, underwriters and investors, among others.
"Cadwalader is at the top of the market. They are extremely commercial, responsive and given their deep understanding of the market, they provide very sharp advice."
Cadwalader represented J.P. Morgan and Credit Suisse as placement agents in connection with the formation of a USD1.5 billion CRE CLO offering by Arbor Realty Trust and its affiliates.
With a strong issuers' and underwriters' practice, Michael Gambro maintains his outstanding reputation for handling transactions involving the securitization of commercial real estate, and he is an expert on the regulations impacting this market.
"One of the most experienced securitization attorneys around." "A super advocate for his clients' interests."
Stuart Goldstein is a leading practitioner when it comes to securitizing commercial real estate via CLOs, maintaining an impressive client base of investment banks and alternative investors.
"Stuart is top of the industry for commercial securitization and CRE CLO transactions and has savvy business sense."
Gregg Jubin is recommended for his ability to handle CLO mandates on behalf of asset managers.
"Gregg is very knowledgeable and very commercial."
Jeffrey Rotblat is recognized for his specialist knowledge of CRE CLOs. He comes especially recommended for his issuer-side practice.
"A technically strong lawyer."
Gregory Prindle has made a name for himself in the CMBS market, advising banks and other financial investors on these transactions.
Joseph Beach is particularly adept at handling midmarket CLO transactions.
"Joseph has deep experience and is very practical and commercial."
Neil Weidner has longstanding market experience, which sees him regularly act on behalf of arrangers in CLO transactions.
"Neil has a good substantive knowledge, knows the CLO market and is very detail-oriented."