Slaughter and May

Capital Markets: Structured Finance, Securitisation & Derivatives Department

London (Firms)
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What the team is known for Notable capital markets practice capable of advising on securitisations across a range of asset classes. Also recognised for its derivatives practice. Advises corporate groups, financial institutions and governments and related sovereign entities. Frequently called upon to advise on regulatory compliance and investigations, and dispute resolution.

Strengths Interviewees report: "They are calm, friendly and focus on what is in our best interest."

Sources say: "They try very hard to make the process seamless for you."

Clients report: "They are very good at thinking outside the box."

Work highlights Advised INEOS Enterprise Group on the establishment of a EUR300 million private trade receivables securitisation programme.

Notable practitioners

Guy O'Keefe
has a broad practice, with considerable securitisation capabilities. He is notable for his work for the UK government, alongside his advice to corporates and international banks.
"Guy O'Keefe knows his stuff." "He has a very good reputation acting for the government on the disposal of assets." "He is very switched on."