Capital Markets: Structured Finance - London (Firms)
What the team is known for
Well regarded for its capabilities in derivatives and structured products, with a particular insight into commodity-linked derivatives. Respected for its niche Islamic finance expertise and has advised on Shari'a-compliant transactions. Has excellent capabilities in market developments, such as advising on benchmark changes. Regularly acts for leading banks and has a growing presence in the fintech market.
Acted for MUFG in relation to the derivatives aspects of its transition from IBOR to risk-free rates.
Nigel Dickinson is noted for his OTC derivatives practice and he is well regarded for his ability to advise on the hedging of CLOs. He also offers advice on structuring notes with linked assets and is able to assist with the repackaging of financial products. "He is fantastic and very strong technically." "Nothing fazes him, he is hugely experienced and he never lets me down."