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Simmons & Simmons LLP

Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitisation & Derivatives

2 ranked lawyersBand 2UKGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

The team is well placed to advise on derivatives transactions, regularly assisting governments, institutional asset managers and hedge funds on both the buy and sell sides. Also demonstrates strength in structured products, with expertise in structured notes, repackagings and synthetic risk transfer transactions. Depth of knowledge in regulations enables the team to handle complex mandates, including advising on IBOR remediation.

Strengths

Clients say: "They are excellent - they have a very strong bench of junior and senior associates, they have a very good understanding of market colour, they know what buy-side firms are looking for and they are very responsive."

Work highlights

Acted for the Bank of Montreal on its new repackaging programme.

Notable practitioners

Alan Davies has a wide-ranging capital markets practice and is singled out for his ability to advise a broad base of interested parties on structured finance transactions. His notable experience includes assisting with structured note programmes across the globe.
"He comes up with pragmatic solutions."

Allan Yip 's clients include hedge funds and institutional asset managers. He is widely recognised for his contribution to the buy-side market, providing both transactional and regulatory advice.

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UK

Capital Markets: Derivatives


Allan Yip
Band 3

Capital Markets: Structured Finance


Alan Davies
Band 2