Derivatives and Structured Products
Part of the firm's pre-eminent Capital Markets practice, the Derivatives group has been at the forefront of every major development in the derivatives market since its inception in the 1980s. Linklaters’ global team advises on derivatives relating to all asset classes. The group handles OTC format and securitised derivatives in the form of bonds, MTNs and warrants, as well as other forms of bespoke derivatives, whether entered into or issued by banks, corporates or SPVs. Major financial institutions also turn to Linklaters for advice on stock lending, repo, prime brokerage and collateral management documentation.
Linklaters is positioned as one of the world’s most innovative structured finance practices, dominating the UK's securitisation market. The team advises on every type of structured bond transaction, including asset-backed commercial paper, auto-ABS, CDOs/CBOs, RMBS, covered bonds, CMBS, credit card receivables, hybrid project finance, loan portfolio sales and related financings, project bonds, receivables financings, WBS and utility financings.