Global ABS 2013 - June 18-20, 2013 - Brussels, Belgium
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Clifford Chance's International Structured Debt Group is recognised as the pre-eminent global securitisation and structured debt practice with market leading teams in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. We are innovative, proactive and deal focused. We provide expertise, experience, quality and depth of resource in all key product areas and jurisdictions. We also provide full service US advice as an integrated part of any cross-border or global structured debt transaction. Our commitment to our clients is to use our depth of experience and the market recognised expertise to provide an understanding of complex issues, innovative and practical solutions and sophisticated transaction management across a broad spectrum of product areas:
  • Asset backed commercial paper, conduits and conduit trades
  • real estate securitisation both residential and commercial
  • whole business/corporate securitisation
  • consumer credit and auto loans
  • structured products including CDOs, and funds based structures Our range of clients covers all types of member participants, including banks, investment firms and the top originators in many sectors of the market. Our partners ensure that client expectations, of the highest levels of focus and execution, are achieved. Clifford Chance is setting the standard that others are attempting to follow and provides services to clients across the whole spectrum of securitisation products. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer clients value added services beyond pure legal advice. Our understanding of the market enables us to anticipate challenging issues that may arise and to provide commercially orientated, value driven and innovative solutions to deal with them. As a firm we have more tier one rankings in independent legal directories than any other law firm: “Clifford Chance maintains an extraordinary international footprint in capital markets work, its impressive global profile matched by consistently high quality across its network.” Chambers Global, 2012 Winner of "European structured finance and securitisation team of the year" IFLR legal awards 2012 Innovative, proactive and commercially focused.


    The PwC global structured finance group is composed of experts located around the globe including dedicated teams in London, Washington DC, New York, and Sydney. The global structured finance group comprises professionals with extensive knowledge of securitisation and structured finance in all the main jurisdictions across the world. PwC professionals across Europe, the US, and Asia provide clients with cutting-edge support,in-depth market knowledge and pre-eminent transaction support in securitisation and structured finance deals. We pride ourselves on making a positive contribution to the development of the structured finance market, promoting a better understanding of the industry, assisting in improving transparency, and providing an independent view to regulators and supervisors. We assist a whole range of clients, from those established and recurring issuers all the way through to those considering securitisation or structured finance for the first time, as well as investors and corporate service providers. Our extensive experience, significant industry knowledge and global network, means that PwC offers its clients a unique combination of coordinated accounting, tax, and advisory expertise, along with a variety of functional specialties, including capital markets, investment banking transaction structuring, investor reporting, regulatory capital management and technology. The global structured finance group services clients in all major markets and provides securitisation services to originators and investment banks in virtually all asset classes, including residential and commercial mortgages, covered bonds, commercial loans, auto loans and leases, trade receivables, credit cards or student loans. In addition to traditional securitisation we provide a range of services around other structured finance transactions including CDOs, CLOs, SIVs, CDPC, CP conduits and other deals. We also advise more than half the major investment banks on accounting issues surrounding structured finance products. The firm provides technology-based solutions to data and infrastructure issues, unique to the structured finance industry. We also have an established and experienced valuations team able to assist clients in valuing complex structured products.
    Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm at the heart of the world's banking and financial markets. Our 5,000 staff, including over 500 partners worldwide, work together in a highly integrated manner to leverage their expertise and experience for our clients’ benefit, and we are recognised as having one of the world's leading capital markets practices. International transactions are commonplace and the capital markets group alone consists of more than 450 lawyers in over 42 offices worldwide. The past few years have been the most challenging in the history of the international capital markets and have required fresh thinking as the markets adjust to the current climate. Given our unparalleled knowledge and experience, we have been instrumental in developing solutions for the industry and have been able to provide the highest quality legal advice with the use of innovative and complex financing techniques that are our speciality. Our International Capital Markets practice covers the full range of products and incorporates specialists in the following areas: • Securitisation • Debt Capital Markets • Derivatives and Structured Finance • Corporate Trustee For each of the product areas above, the group is consistently ranked in the top tier across all the major legal directories worldwide. Our capital markets lawyers regularly work alongside our regulatory, litigation and restructuring specialists - particularly important in light of recent markets conditions. A number of our lawyers are also part of our Islamic Finance and U.S. law cross practice groups.

    BNP Paribas is present in 80 countries with nearly 200,000 employees, including more than 150,000 in Europe. A leader in its three core activities - Retail Banking, Investment Solutions and Corporate & Investment Banking - the Group is active in four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg). In Corporate & Investment Banking and Investment Solutions, BNP Paribas boasts market-leading positions in Europe with a strong and growing presence in the Americas and Asia-Pacific. With a Standard & Poor's A+ (neg) rating, BNP Paribas is one of the best-rated global banks in the world. BNP Paribas Fixed Income: local expertise, global distribution Despite a persistently challenging economic environment, BNP Paribas has proved its mettle as one of the outstanding banks in the global capital markets today. Our Fixed Income business, part of Corporate & Investment Banking, continues to develop an extensive suite of products and solutions for investors and liability managers. We provide pricing and liquidity across Credit, Rates and FX and are steadfast in identifying and delivering funding opportunities for new and existing borrowers worldwide. From securitisation, structuring and origination to distribution, trading and research, we deploy our know-how in every major trading centre in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. BNP Paribas has been the No.1-ranked bookrunner for all Euro-denominated bonds every year since 2009, and was the No.2 bookrunner for all European Securitisation in 2011 (Thomson Reuters). Our global footprint continues to grow as we lead transactions in USD, JPY, GBP and CHF. And it is this breadth of ability that Greenwich Associates has recognised in naming BNP Paribas a “Greenwich Share Leader” for Overall European Fixed-Income Market Share. BNP Paribas Securities Services: trust and partnership BNP Paribas Securities Services, a core function of Investment Solutions, is one of the world's leading providers of transaction services and post-trade solutions to issuers, and buy-side and sell-side institutions worldwide. We provide the global scale and local connectivity needed to create long-term client partnerships and solutions to overcome market complexity. We provide a full array of flexible and innovative trust and agency solutions, from the straightforward to the most complex. Our expertise spans all types of capital market transactions ranging from conventional to structured fixed income securities. With direct connectivity in 34 countries, our unrivalled local market knowledge and multi-jurisdictional capabilities ensure the success of our clients' multi-market deals.

    Citi, the leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Through Citicorp and Citi Holdings, Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Additional information may be found at or

    Deloitte appreciates that securitisation is a highly complex combination of process, regulation, and technology that demands integration. Through a network that covers more than 40 countries, Deloitte, in the U.S. and globally through the member firms of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, has one of the largest groups of dedicated accountant, advisory and technology securitisation professionals in the world. Our specialists have the industry experience and know-how to serve clients throughout the securitisation life cycle — from origination, pooling, and capital raising to servicing, reporting, and operations support.

    As the industry continues to move forward globally, proper navigation of complex regulations, accounting, tax, and valuation rules is critical to capital raising and investing in the structured products markets. Working closely with the clients we serve, our practitioners assist with the design and implementation of customized business processes, model cash flows, regulatory compliance and disclosure compliance, collateral valuation, and the ongoing application and administration of those processes.

    Our interdisciplinary approach in addressing the complexities of these subjects enables us to offer tailored services that apply to the specific conditions for, and directions of, each client. Working closely with you, and your other advisors, we are able to gain an understanding of your needs and your objectives from both a structural and business perspective. We are then able to help you shape the most appropriate innovation solutions to help address the administration, accounting, compliance, and surveillance demands of today's market.

    Understanding the needs of the clients we serve and responding to them quickly, with consistent, knowledgeable advice and strategic ideas is the cornerstone of our client service philosophy. Deloitte's Securitisation Practice has global reach and capabilities which allows us to leverage work performed in other jurisdictions. It has made us a leading global provider of professional services to the securitisation industry.

    David Pulido
    Global Securitisation Leader

    To discuss your securitisation challenges and learn more about our services, please contact:

    Australia - Graham Mott, Partner | Deloitte Australia | Email:

    China - Maria Xuereb, Partner | Deloitte China | Email:

    Italy - Alessia Garbella, Director | Deloitte Italy | Email:

    Germany - Ulrich Lotz, Partner | Deloitte Germany | Email:

    Russia - Alexander Sinitsyn, Senior Manager | Deloitte Russia | Email:

    South Africa - André Pottas, Partner | Deloitte South Africa | Email:

    United Kingdom - Dan Keeble, Partner | Deloitte United Kingdom | Email:

    United States - David Pulido, Principal | Global Securitisation Leader | Deloitte & Touche LLP | Email:

    United States - Guy Sindle, Partner | Deloitte & Touche LLP | Email:

    About Deloitte

    Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

    Deutsche Bank is a leading global investment bank with a substantial private clients franchise. Its businesses are mutually reinforcing. A leader in Germany and Europe, the bank is continuously growing in North America, Asia and key emerging markets. With more than 100,000 employees in over 70 countries, Deutsche Bank offers unparalleled financial services throughout the world. The bank competes to be the leading global provider of financial solutions, creating lasting value for its clients, shareholders, people and the communities in which it operates. Corporate Banking & Securities consists of Deutsche Bank's Markets and Corporate Finance divisions and serves the world's leading Corporates, Governments and Institutions. Corporate Finance is responsible for mergers and acquisitions, including advisory, debt and equity issuance, and capital markets coverage of large and medium-sized corporations. Regional and industry-focused teams ensure the delivery of the entire range of financial products and services. Markets combines the sales, trading and structuring of a wide range of financial market products, including bonds, equities and equity-linked products, exchange-traded and over-the-counter derivatives, foreign exchange, money market instruments, securitized instruments and commodities. Through our wide range of cash management, trade finance, trust and securities services, our Global Transaction Banking business helps companies all over the world to focus on achieving their business goals. Every day, in multiple locations, we process and clear domestic and cross-border payments, facilitate transactions for global trade and act as trustee, agent and custodian for clients. In transaction banking, the visibility we gain on our clients’ financial landscape puts us in a unique position to identify risks as well as opportunities for bottom line growth. By working in close partnership with the rest of the Bank, we help our clients optimise every opportunity.

    Dual-headquartered in New York and London with 51 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. Offering a world of knowledge and experience behind every opinion, we transform information to deliver meaning and utility to investors, issuers and other market participants. Fitch Ratings’ global expertise draws on local market knowledge and spans across the fixed-income universe. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors make important credit judgments with confidence. Fitch Solutions is committed to delivering value beyond the rating by providing a range of fixed-income products and professional development services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary content, the firm also distributes the ratings, research, financial data and analytical tools of Fitch Ratings. With innovation and experience behind every product and service, Fitch Solutions' flexible offerings are designed to meet the diverse needs of the credit markets. Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions are part of the Fitch Group, a majority-owned subsidiary of Fimalac, S.A., headquartered in Paris, France.

    Investec is an international specialist bank and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a select client base. The group was established in 1974 and has core activities in the UK, South Africa and Australia, employing approximately 7300 employees. Investec focuses on delivering distinctive profitable solutions for its clients in three core areas of activity, namely Specialist Banking, Wealth & Investment and Asset Management. Our strategic goals and objectives are based on the aspiration to be recognised as a distinctive specialist bank and asset manager. This distinction is embodied in our entrepreneurial culture, which is balanced by a strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and ability to be nimble, flexible and innovative. We do not seek to be all things to all people and aim to build well-defined, value-added businesses focused on serving the needs of select market niches where we can compete effectively. Investec sponsors English Test Cricket, the Investec Derby Festival, the England & GB Women's Hockey team, the South African Women's Hockey team, Tottenham Hotspur in cup competitions, the Investec Tri Nations Rugby and Investec Super Rugby in New Zealand. In addition, Investec is a regular and repeat issuer within the European asset backed markets and to date has issued circa £16.8 billion of securitised RMBS, CMBS and CLOs paper off its RMS, MPS, KMS, LMS, Landmark Mortgage Securities, Pangaea, Gresham Capital and Foundation issuance shelfs. It is also a regular investor in current and legacy whole collateral (Mortgages & NPLs, Cars, Leases etc) as well as new and legacy issue corporate and asset backed bonds. In December 2011, Investec purchased the wealth management group Evolution Securities PLC which was also one of Europe's largest Agency Brokers. Now part of Financial Markets Group within Investec, the Agency business has a highly specialised ABS team, as well as focusing on corporate, government, financials and retail bonds. For further information visit

    Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals from more than 1,300 offices in 43 countries. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit

    Natixis is the corporate, investment and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the 2nd-largest banking group in France with 21% of total bank deposits and 36 million clients spread over two networks, Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. With around 22,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise which are organized in three main business lines: Wholesale Banking, Investment Solutions and Specialized Financial Services. Listed on the Paris stock exchange, it has a solid financial base with total Core Tier 1 capital of €13.6 billion, a Core Tier 1 ratio of 9.2% (Basel 3) and quality long-term ratings (Standard & Poor’s: A / Moody’s: A2 / Fitch Ratings: A+). Wholesale Banking advises companies, institutional investors and public-sector organisations. We furnish a diversified array of financing solutions and provide access to capital markets. The Bank leverages the expertise and highly technical skills of its teams, and provides industry-recognised research to build innovative and mix-and-matchable solutions. The securitisation activity encompasses funding (either private or capital market transactions), advisory, and the provision of swaps to securitisation vehicles. In addition, Natixis is one of the largest players on the ABS secondary market.

    The Rabobank Group is the collective name by which Rabobank and its subsidiaries operate nationally and internationally. The group provides a wide range of banking and other financial products and services in the fields of payments, savings, home mortgages, insurance, asset management, leasing and real estate. With the Netherlands as its home base, the group is increasingly spreading its wings around the world with a goal of being the preeminent global food and agricultural bank. Rabobank International is the Rabobank Group's international banking division that concentrates on international wholesale and retail banking activities. The related focus is on food & agri customers that are served from branch offices in 28 countries worldwide. Rabobank International is dedicated to attaining the position as the leading food & agri bank worldwide. This mission fits in seamlessly with Rabobank's co-operative origins as the financier of choice for the Dutch agricultural sector and with the expertise the bank has developed in this specialised area. Rabobank International's activities are divided into the regions Europe (excluding the Netherlands), the Netherlands, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand, and Asia. We offers our clients the full range of corporate and investment banking services embracing global capital markets and treasury, international M&A, structured finance and asset securitisation.

    RBS Markets & International Banking (M&IB) is a leading banking partner to major corporations, financial institutions, government and public sector clients around the world. M&IB provides an extensive range of products and services in debt financing, global markets, risk management, investor products, financial advisory and transaction services. The division focuses on long-term client relationships and excellence in product execution underpinned by global insight, local knowledge and a prudent and sustainable banking model to meet the evolving market and regulatory backdrop. Committed to serving clients' needs internationally, M&IB has on-the-ground operations in 38 countries.

    Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking At the core of Societe Generale's universal banking business model, the Corporate & Investment Bank is a well-diversified and leading player with nearly 12 000 professionals present in 33 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Standing by its clients across sectors, the Corporate & Investment Bank tailors solutions for them by capitalising on its worldwide expertise in investment banking, global finance, and global markets. - For Corporates, Financial Institutions and Public Sector: providing a global advisory approach (M&A, debt, equity transaction, capital structure, and asset & liability management), as well as quality capital raising solutions across the debt and equity spectrum, optimised financing and expert risk management responses notably in the realm of foreign exchange and rates derivatives. - For Investors: offering reliable and sound investment opportunities and risk management solutions through its integrated global markets platform delivering seamless access to markets (equity, rates, credit, currencies, commodities and derivatives), as well as advice and solid financial engineering, quality of execution and forward-looking research across asset classes.
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    Since 1949, Baker & McKenzie has provided sophisticated advice and legal services to many of the world's most dynamic and successful organizations. Helping clients understand and thrive in diverse legal, political, social and economic systems has made us one of the world's largest law firms - and the first to be truly global. We have a substantial global structured finance and securitisation practice, with expertise in numerous jurisdictions, across Europe, the CIS, the United States and South East Asia. The Group has a leading reputation in Portuguese and Greek securitisation transactions, despite not having an office in these jurisdictions. Baker & McKenzie's Global Securitisation Practice Group covers a wide range of securitisation and structured product transactions worldwide. From structuring to documenting and closing, we tailor seamless solutions to specific financial, regulatory and tax requirements across a wide range of industries and jurisdictions. With substantive local financial centre experience in most asset classes, our lawyers advise clients, including corporations, leading commercial banks, investment banks, rating agencies and other capital market participants on matters ranging from public and private complex term financing deals to single sector and multi-sector conduit securitisations. Examples of our cross-jurisdictional experience includes providing ongoing advice to ISS (a multinational facility services provider), in connection with its groundbreaking multi-jurisdictional securitisation programme. The deal demonstrates the global reach and cross-border transactional experience of the Global Securitisation Group and was "commended" by the 2010 Financial Times' Innovative Lawyer report. For further details on the Baker & McKenzie structured finance and securitisation practice, please speak to your local Baker & McKenzie contact or get in touch with: Jonathan Walsh Partner, Finance Department Baker & McKenzie LLP 100 New Bridge Street London EC4V 6JA United Kingdon Direct : + 44 (0) 207919 1613 Tel : + 44 (0) 207919 1000 Fax : + 44 (0) 207919 1999 email: Baker & McKenzie International is a Swiss Verein with member law firms around the world. In accordance with the common terminology used in professional service organizations, reference to a - partner - means a person who is a partner, or equivalent, in such a law firm. Similarly, reference to an - office - means an office of any such law firm.

    Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see

    Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ approximately 140,000 people. We provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Our clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management.

    BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 36 countries and more than 100 markets. As of December 31, 2012, BNY Mellon had $26.2 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.4 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE: BK). Additional information is available on, or follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

    Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as 'Credit Suisse'). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 47,400 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at

    DBRS is a recognized, international rating agency, providing timely and comprehensive rating opinions to the world's capital markets. Privately owned and independent, DBRS offers in-depth credit analysis of corporate, financial institutions and government issues in North America, Europe, Asia and Latin America. DBRS's extensive coverage of structured finance and securitization has solidified its standing as a leading provider of comprehensive, in-depth credit analysis. DBRS is headquartered in Toronto with offices in New York, Chicago and London, and covers entities worldwide. For more information, please visit

    Jefferies, the global investment banking firm, has served companies and investors for nearly 50 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in over 30 cities around the world, the firm provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage and securities research, as well as wealth and asset management. With 3,750 employees worldwide, Jefferies has experienced significant growth in capabilities. The firm provides research and execution services in equity, fixed income, currencies and commodities markets, and a full range of investment banking services including underwriting, merger and acquisition, restructuring and recapitalization and other advisory services, with all businesses now operating across the U.S., Europe and Asia. Jefferies & Company, Inc. is the principal US operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF:, and Jefferies International Limited is the principal UK operating subsidiary. Jefferies International Limited, a UK-incorporated company, is authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Services Authority

    Linklaters delivers a totally integrated structured finance practice across the UK, continental Europe, central and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. The team advises on every type of structured bond transaction, including asset-backed commercial paper, auto-ABS, CDOs/CBOs, covered bonds, credit card receivables, CMBS, hybrid project finance, non-performing loans, project bonds, receivables financings, RMBS, WBS and utility financings. Linklaters has cross-border and multi-jurisdictional experience across all major securitisation classes. Linklaters’ position as one of the world’s most innovative structured finance practices is beyond dispute. The firm is pre-eminent in the utility sector, recently advising Affinity Water, Anglian Water, South East Water, Southern Water, Thames Water, Yorkshire Water, and Gassled (Solveig Gas Norway AS) on WBS issues. The team have also worked on a number of complex and innovative infrastructure transactions including the first genuine WBS of a ports group, the Peel Ports WBS. We also have a leading ABS and RMBS practice. Recent highlights include advising the banks on Bilkreditt 3, a Norwegian auto loan securitisation and the first ever PCS (Prime Collateralised Securities) labelled transaction as well as a range of other securitisation transactions including Darrowby 2 RMBS (Skipton Building Society), Silverstone RMBS (Nationwide Building Society), Mercia (Coventry Building Society), REDS 2012-1E auto ABS (Macquarie), Saecure 11 RMBS (AEGON) and IDOL 2012-2 RMBS (ING). Other areas of particular strength include covered bonds; project bonds and hybrid project finance; central bank funding; and government-backed funding. Recently, the team have won the British Legal Awards “CSR Initiative of the Year” for the work acting on the groundbreaking £20m bond issue for the UK disability charity Scope.

    Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets. The firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 115 sovereign nations, 10,000 corporate issuers, 22,000 public finance issuers and 82,000 structured finance obligations. Moody's Investors Service is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2.7 billion in 2012, employs approximately 6,800 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at

    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, part of The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), is the world's leading provider of independent credit risk research and benchmarks. We publish more than a million credit ratings on debt issued by sovereign, municipal, corporate and financial sector entities. With over 1,400 credit analysts in 24 countries, and more than 150 years' experience of assessing credit risk, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. Our research and opinions about relative credit risk provide market participants with information and independent benchmarks that help to support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. For more information, please visit

    StormHarbour is a financial services partnership focused on the global fixed income markets serving institutional investors, corporations and financial institutions. It was founded as a partnership by a group of seasoned veterans who previously ran global businesses at bulge bracket firms. The firm has grown to over 170 professionals across offices in New York, London, Madrid, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Singapore & Tokyo - all focused across multiple fixed income and alternative asset classes. As an independent and relationship-driven partnership, we minimize conflicts by being transparent at every level of our business, taking only selective proprietary risk and putting our clients' needs first. StormHarbour Securities is comprised of three pillars. The Sales & Trading business distributes new issue and intermediates credit intensive fixed income securities and alternatives through a global sales team. The Client Solutions Group offers advice, valuations and analysis of complex credit and derivative portfolios, while the Capital Markets team focuses on project/asset based financing and develops liability management solutions. StormHarbour's culture is centered around its core values of Integrity, Trust and Global Expertise.

    Wells Fargo offers a full range of capital markets and corporate trust services, working with corporations, financial institutions and public entities of all sizes throughout the United States, Latin America, Asia and Europe to meet the needs of both issuers and investors. Leading the market in debt and equity underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, loan syndications, debt and equity sales and trading, tax-exempt products and research and economics, Wells Fargo's Securities and Investments Group takes a comprehensive and consultative approach to finding solutions for all of your financial needs. Wells Fargo Corporate Trust Services offers a complete package of integrated and customized services for ABS, RMBS, CMBS, CDO and Lease transactions including trustee, backup servicing, document custody, master servicing, securities administration, portfolio administration, investor reporting, and tax and SEC reporting, as well as serving as Trustee for Delaware statutory trusts.
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    Allen & Overy Luxembourg: Allen & Overy is an international legal practice working in 42 offices across 29 countries. Allen & Overy Luxembourg deals with all types of domestic and cross-border transactions. Our lawyers advise banks, asset managers, private equity houses, insurance and reinsurance companies, blue chip companies and public entities, and we are the chosen legal partner for many organisations with international or European headquarters in Luxembourg. Bourse de Luxembourg: The Luxembourg Stock Exchange is the leading centre for listing international securities. We offer a high quality and efficient listing service that meets the needs of international capital markets and their participants. Our experience and established listing procedures attract a very wide range of issuers and financial instruments. Currently, the Luxembourg Stock Exchange lists around 44,000 securities, including some 29,000 bonds of which 5,000 are Asset Backed Securities. PwC Luxembourg : PwC Luxembourg is the largest professional services firm in the country. It provides audit, tax and advisory services to a wide variety of clients, including to all parties and for all stages of securitisation transactions. PwC Luxembourg is the auditor of more than 50% of the regulated securitisation vehicles in Luxembourg. Please visit for important legal information.

    Clayton Euro Risk (CER) is the largest independent due diligence and credit risk firm in Europe and the UK. Formed in 1997 and now part of the global Clayton business CER is uniquely placed to give its clients an insight into the quality of most types of asset, from performing to non-performing, first and second charge residential, commercial, consumer loans, credit cards, leasing and auto loans. In the past year CER has re-underwritten and analysed the equivalent of a top 3 lender in the UK and in excess of - £40bn since the current crises began. The due diligence scope includes underwriting quality, collection activity, credit risk analytics, property valuations, title checks and servicer operational reviews. CER also advises on credit policy development, documentation such as Underwriter and Credit Manuals and related documentation for Regulatory permissions. With over 250 underwriters in the UK alone CER can also provide staffing solutions to lenders, short or long term. Representing buy and sell side clients including commercial, retail and investment banks, hedge funds and private equity, private business and servicers. CER has a worldwide presence with locally based underwriters and country heads in most major European markets. Activity today includes Greece, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Italy, France, Germany, Holland, Russia, Scandinavia and Australia. For more information call 0117 315 5800 or visit

    Crédit Agricole CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Crédit Agricole Group, the world's sixth largest bank by total assets (The Banker, July 2012). Crédit Agricole CIB offers its clients a comprehensive range of products and services in capital markets, investment banking, structured finance and corporate banking. The Bank provides support to clients in large international markets through its network with a presence in major countries in Europe, America, Asia and the Middle East. The Global Markets division handles all the sales and trading activities of standard and structured market products for corporate, financial institution and large issuers. Crédit Agricole CIB has a network of 21 trading rooms, including five liquidity centers in London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo, providing its clients with strong positioning in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. It has a targeted presence in the United States and additional entry points in other local markets. In order to best satisfy the specific requirements of its clients, the Global Markets division is organised around a Global Markets Client Division and two main product lines: Credit and Rates and Foreign Exchange and Treasury. These trading and sales entities are supported by dedicated research units. In each of these activities, Crédit Agricole CIB ranks among the world's top players.

    The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

    In a world where both business risks and opportunities are continuously evolving, Hogan Lovells is a law firm that sees the whole picture and is dedicated and equipped to help clients across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues. Building on the foundations of our previous success as two firms, Hogan & Hartson and Lovells, Hogan Lovells is deeply rooted in the largest and most developed markets in the United States and Europe and has an established presence in the fastest growing regions of the world, including Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Our Structured Finance and Securitization practice handles every aspect of structured finance transactions. We have built the practice across the world with lawyers in the major jurisdictions of Asia, the United States, and Europe. We advise on the financing of a wide range of classic and innovative asset types, both as public and private stand-alone issues, master trusts, programs, and through conduit structures. We are regularly commended by independent market guides for our ability to advise on new and innovative transactions, particularly for our work in receivables-backed financing and insurance-linked securitizations, and more recently, as a leading firm for advice on and structuring new and emerging market asset class transactions such as intellectual property and Shariah compliant securitisations. We run one of the few practices able to offer dedicated and knowledgeable advice to capital markets trustees. Our experience in structured finance and securitizations, combined with the resources dedicated to tax, regulatory, and U.S. securities issues resident within Hogan Lovells international offices, allows us to provide clients with a competitive, knowledge-based service for all structured finance transactions.

    Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking provides comprehensive expert financial services to businesses of all sizes, from start-ups, and small businesses, through to mid-sized businesses and multinational corporations. These corporate clients range from privately-owned firms to FTSE 100 PLCs, multinational corporations and financial institutions. Maintaining a network of relationship teams across the UK, as well as internationally, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking delivers the mix of local understanding and global expertise necessary to provide long-term support and advice to its clients. Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking offers a broad range of finance beyond just term lending and this spans import and export trade finance, structured and asset finance, securitisation facilities and capital market funding. Its product specialists provide bespoke financial services and solutions including tailored cash management, international trade, treasury and risk management services. Its heritage means it has an unrivalled understanding of business needs and a proven track record of supporting businesses across the sectors and regions. Taking a relationship approach, it provides support to its clients throughout the economic cycle.


    Mayer Brown is one of the world's leading law firms for securitization. With over 100 securitization lawyers across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we offer experienced teams across a broad range of vehicles and asset classes. We are one of a handful of international law firms that have securitized virtually every asset type that can be securitized. We regularly represent commercial banks, investment banks, issuers, credit enhancers, liquidity providers, trustees, servicers, underwriters, placement agents and other transaction parties in jurisdictions around the world. Many securitization transactions that are commonplace today were first initiated by members of our firm. One of the key benefits that we provide our clients is the knowledge and know-how derived from being extremely well-connected and active across the industry. The breadth of our client base, the volume of securitization transactions we handle, the extensive representation of, and service as officers of, securitization trade associations, and our extensive communication with regulators on a day-to-day basis together generate a unique depth of institutional and market knowledge, which we give back to the marketplace.

    Nomura is a leading financial services group and the preeminent Asian-based investment bank with worldwide reach. Nomura provides a broad range of innovative solutions tailored to the specific requirements of individual, institutional, corporate and government clients through an international network in over 30 countries. Based in Tokyo and with regional headquarters in Hong Kong, London, and New York, Nomura employs over 27,000 staff worldwide. Nomura’s unique understanding of Asia enables the company to make a difference for clients through three business divisions: retail, asset management, and wholesale (global markets and investment banking). For further information about Nomura, please visit

    Santander is a retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with presence in 10 main markets. It’s the largest bank in the euro zone and is among the fifteen in the world by market capitalization. Founded in 1857, it had EUR 1,383 trillion in managed funds, more than 102 million customers, 14,760 branches and 193,000 employees at the end of 2011. It is the largest financial group in Spain and Latin America, and it has significant positions in UK, Portugal, Germany, Poland and the U.S. northeast. In 2011, it registered EUR 7,021 million in recurring net profit. Santander Global Banking & Markets is the global business unit entrusted with meeting the needs of customers which, because of their size, complexity or sophistication, require customised services or value-added wholesale products. With a presence in 22 countries, our local and global teams (2,730 professionals) have extensive knowledge of the financial markets and cover all our customers' needs in the areas of funding, investment and hedging. The business is structured in six areas: Global Transaction Banking, Corporate and Investment Banking, Credit, Rates, Equity and Proprietary Trading.

    TMF Group is a leading provider of specialised administrative and corporate governance services to the securitisation industry. With more than 150 structured finance specialists and in excess of 4000 legal and accounting professionals in more than 75 countries, we have one of the largest and most experienced finance teams in the world. We have dedicated SFS teams located in all key financial capitals; our US team has been working in the sector for more than 40 years.

    We provide services to more than 2000 special purpose vehicles (SPVs) in all leading onshore and offshore jurisdictions. We deliver a seamless, fully-integrated service across the globe and can provide you with a single point of contact for all international structures, ensuring clear communication. Our offer spans the full range of asset classes; our experience covers static and managed structures, true sale and synthetic transactions, and performing and non-performing loans. We work with all types of derivatives, including interest rate and currency swaps, total return swaps, credit default swaps and options.

    As a global compliance specialist, we ensure all SPVs are maintained in good legal standingand are fully compliant with all local laws and regulation. We are perfectly placed when it comes to international financial planning for clients across multiple jurisdictions, as well as providing fiduciary structures for corporations, banks, high net worth individuals and intermediaries all over the world. The secret to our success is our commitment to provide outstanding levels of service across the globe to back up our highly experienced and competent professionals. We are available whenever you need us.

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    Weil is a leader in the marketplace for sophisticated, international legal services and acts for many of the most successful companies and institutions in the world in their high-stakes matters and transactions. Weil's goal is to understand and work towards achieving its clients' key objectives and to provide the best judgement on close calls and tough issues. The firm has over 1,200 lawyers, including 300 partners, in 21 cities throughout the US, Europe and Asia. Nearly 25% of the firm's lawyers are based in Europe.
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    AgFe is a leading specialist debt advisor and asset manager. We provide advice, execution and asset management services across the entire lifecycle of financial assets. Founded in 2006 and headquartered in London – our 35 professionals have over 400 years combined experience in private debt, financial assets and structured finance. We are regulated by the Financial Services Authority as an advisor and asset manager.

    Assured Guaranty works with banks, issuers, finance companies, asset managers and their advisors to provide cost-effective credit enhancement for structured finance transactions in markets around the world. Our guaranty improves the creditworthiness, marketability and market liquidity of traditional consumer and commercial asset-backed securities in both new issue and secondary markets, and enables efficient risk transfer in public or private transactions for financial institutions, including banks, asset managers and insurance companies. For more information, visit

    ATC Capital Markets Amsterdamsch Trustee's Kantoor B.V. Olympic Plaza Fred.Roeskestraat 123 1076 EE Amsterdam The Netherlands ATC Group, established in 1893 in the Netherlands, is now one of Europe's major independently-owned providers of fiduciary, administrative and accountancy services to structured finance entities and tax efficient holding companies established by international financial and corporate institutions. ATC Capital Markets is an integral division of the Group, focused on the provision of management and security trustee services for special purpose vehicles operating in structured finance and related securitisation transactions. With offices in Amsterdam (our headquarters), London, Luxembourg, Dublin, Guernsey and Frankfurt, ATC Capital Markets is well positioned to handle the vast majority of securitisation transactions undertaken in Europe. A pioneer, and now the leading provider, of securitisation services in the Netherlands, ATC Capital Markets is ISAE 3402 Type II compliant ensuring the company delivers high quality results in the associated accountancy, cash management and investor reporting services at which, almost uniquely amongst European Corporate Service Providers, ATC Capital Markets excels. For further information regarding our services please contact: Dirk Stolp, Managing Director Tel: +31 (0) 20 577 1177 Email: Ronald Posthumus, Director Tel: +31 (0) 20 577 1177 Email:


    The ASF was formed in 1989 to promote the development of securitisation in Australia. It is the peak industry body representing participants in the securitisation market which include banks, non-bank issuers, fixed income investors and service providers to the sector. The ASF's role in Australia mirrors that of the American Securitization Forum in New York and the European Securitisation Forum/AFME in London. The ASF performs a pivotal role in promoting and representing the industry to government, regulators, the public, investors and others. The ASF offers a unique opportunity for its members to participate meaningfully, with a diverse range of professional colleagues and peers, in shaping the future of securitisation and enhancing its role as a vital sector of Australia’s capital markets.

    The continuing difficulties in the economic climate and resulting market conditions make choosing your legal advisors more important than ever. Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP (BLP) is able to provide you with an unrivalled service through its recently bolstered Banking and Debt Restructuring teams. Recognised as a market leader, BLP has highly experienced teams of lawyers specialising in bank and corporate lending and borrowing, both unsecured and secured; derivatives; public and private acquisition and leveraged finance; receivables financing; project and PFI finance; real estate finance; rescheduling and restructuring; servicing and special servicing; tax-driven and other structured finance; and trade finance. The teams possess extensive experience on restructuring and workouts of all forms of debt, structured credit and securitised assets, consistently working on demanding and innovative deals. This experience ensures even the most challenging transactions proceed smoothly. For more information visit

    BlackRock is a premier provider of asset management, risk management and advisory services to clients worldwide. The firm manages US$3.67 trillion* across asset classes in separate accounts, mutual funds other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry leading iShares® exchange-traded funds.   Over multiple interest rate cycles and varying market conditions, BlackRock has managed cash portfolios for corporations, banks, foundations, insurance companies and public funds. Today, we are one of the largest cash management providers in the world. As a leader in this asset class, BlackRock has US$248 billion* in global liquidity assets across multiple currencies. With one of the most experienced teams in the industry, BlackRock is able to offer clients an investment approach that has been tested through time and a variety of solutions designed to meet the needs of today’s cash investor.   BlackRock considers cash management a unique investment discipline requiring a distinct skill set for effective management. While our investment strategy is conservative by nature, we strive to deliver competitive consistent returns over time.   Our experienced client relationship team can work with you to determine the best investment solution to suit your cash flow needs. Please call us on +44 (0)20 7743 3187 or visit if you would like to find out more. *As at 30 September 2012

    Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world. Bloomberg Enterprise Data Solutions provides leaders in corporations, finance and government with a dynamic network that allows them to access, integrate, distribute and manage information and technology across organisations more efficiently and effectively. Contact: Martin Sampson Tel: +44-20-7073-3523 Fax: +44-20-7073-5453

    Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, founded in downtown New York in 1792, is
    proud of more than 200 years of service to many of the world's most prestigious
    financial institutions and corporations. Now, with more than 500 attorneys
    practicing in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Houston, Beijing, Hong
    Kong and Brussels, we offer clients innovative solutions to legal and financial
    issues in a wide range of areas. As a longstanding leader in the securitization
    and structured finance markets, our lawyers, including those skilled in
    corporate, securities, tax, ERISA, bankruptcy, real estate and contract law, are
    consistently recognized by independent commentators and league table rankings as
    among the foremost advisors in this area. Their expertise extends to
    asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitization, derivatives, securitized, and
    structured products, collateralized loan obligations, synthetic securities, swap
    and repo receivables, redundant insurance reserves, and other financial assets.
    Whether as issuers, underwriters or in other roles, investment and commercial
    banks, insurance companies, and other financial institutions call upon us to
    help them develop new products and structures, to coordinate complex
    securitizations, to devise cross-border structures, and to assist in managing
    the risks related to subperforming securitized loans and troubled financial
    products. For more information please visit

    DLA Piper is the world's largest business law firm with over 4200 lawyers located in 32 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Given recent market trends and the need to do business on a global scale, we are ideally placed to guide companies and financial institutions in structuring and closing financial transactions - wherever they do business. Our office network in each of the world's key financial centres combined with a presence in all developed and emerging economies enables us to provide a seamless service at a local and international level. Our sector approach enables us to field more dedicated industry teams comprising cross-practice specialists than any other law firm in the world. We are at the forefront of developing innovative products within the sector, for example, recently acting on the first PCS label securitisation to be closed in the UK and the first auto securitisation to follow the new Bank of England template to be eligible for the Bank's discount window facility. Our clients appreciate our in depth industry knowledge and understanding of their business. Our debt capital markets and structured finance lawyers have represented a full range of clients include arrangers, managers, issuers, originators, investors, trustees, banks, conduit financiers and bond insurers globally. The team has advised on a wide range of transactions, including securitisations, covered bonds, structured covered bonds, secured and unsecured bond structures, project bonds, debt issuance and medium term note programmes, commercial paper, regulatory and hybrid capital issues, derivatives and bond tender offers. For more information please visit our website:

    Calcasa, Eiendomsverdi and Hometrack, three major European AVM (Automated Valuation Model) providers, have launched a pan-European initiative aimed at promoting and standardising the usage of AVMs across Europe. The intent is to bring about a consistent approach to automated valuations enabling the mortgage lending, investor, rating and regulatory communities to do business in a more transparent and effective way.


    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is an integrated international law firm and operates from 28 offices in 15 countries, including all the main financial centres of the world. Our 2,500 plus lawyers provide unrivalled technical and commercial advice to the world's leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments, helping them deal with their most challenging and complex business issues and transactions.

    Guggenheim Securities, LLC, is a New-York-based registered broker dealer and a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC. Our range of expertise includes the sale and trading of structured fixed-income products, U.S. Treasury and agency securities, municipal bonds, high yield and emerging markets securities, equities and commercial real estate debt. Guggenheim Securities provides a value-driven approach to research, trading and investment banking services for a variety of institutional clients. For more information, please email us at or call us at (212)651-0848.

    HSBC Holdings plc serves over 100 million customers worldwide through some 9,500 offices in 87 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. HSBC Global Banking and Markets is an emerging markets-led and financing-focused business that provides tailored financial solutions to major government, corporate and institutional clients worldwide. Global Banking and Markets has offices in more than 60 countries and territories. Managed as a global business, HSBC offers clients geographic reach and deep local knowledge. For more information on Global Banking and Markets, please visit Structured Finance Group HSBC's securitisation business provides clients with a range of structured finance solutions across asset classes and jurisdictions. The team works to assist FIG and corporate clients in identifying opportunities to raise finance through securitisation either through the markets, central banks or through bank balance sheet financing, as well as providing debt finance advisory services. Structured Finance teams are located in London, Madrid, Paris, Milan, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney, providing truly global coverage.

    Hypoport is a leading financial services company in Europe. Hypoport is specialised in providing software for issuers to structure and administrate their portfolios for structured finance transactions. Effectively our software administrates everything from mortgages and loanparts in a backbook, the creation of transaction-specific priority of payments, to the creation of investor and rating agency reports. Key asset classes we cover are: residential mortgages, SME loans, consumer loans and lease receivables. Next to this, solutions for commercial mortgages and credit card receivables are available on demand. The Netherlands is the second largest issuer of mortgage backed securities in Europe. Hypoport is actively involved in numerous reform initiatives on both national and supranational level. Since 2013 we act as a data provider for ECB loanlevel data. In 2012 we started a project in cooperation with the Dutch Securitisation Association and the Dutch Association for Covered Bonds to create standardised investor reports for RMBS and Covered Bonds. These standardised investor reports reflect our commitment and effort in creating transparent and high-quality reporting solutions. Many leading European financial firms use our advisory services and software to monitor and securitise their asset pools. Hypoport generates more than 70% of all investor reports for the Dutch RMBS and Covered Bond market. As of 2013, our licensees include global financial players: originators, issuers, trustees and investors. Our software enables them to perform their day-to-day operations regarding valuation, risk management, administration and reporting on multiple asset classes. For further information regarding our services please contact: Jacco Samuels, Managing Director Tel: +31 (0) 20 644 5340 Email: Christiaan Pennekamp, Managing Director Tel: +31 (0) 20 644 5340 Email:

    Intex is the leading one-stop provider of cashflow models and analytics for the global structured finance industry. Intex has accurately modeled and maintains over 23,000 RMBS, ABS, CMBS and CDO deals issued in the US, Europe, Australia, Japan and elsewhere, representing close to 100% coverage across all these asset sectors and regions. Intex now also offers growing coverage in the Covered Bond sector. Intex is respected and used by many hundreds of arrangers, investors, issuers and other major market participants who see an advantage in the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of Intex's models and updates in support of trading, portfolio management and risk management applications. Intex's applications include INTEXcalc for single-security and portfolio analysis and cashflow stress-testing, the INTEX Subroutine API for system builders, and INTEX DealMaker for structuring new deals. Intex is a completely independent and objective company with offices in Massachusetts and London. Visit our website at

    K&L Gates is a major international law firm with more than 2000 lawyers on 5 continents in 48 integrated offices. Our Derivatives, Securitisation and Structured Products practice fields seasoned teams in all types of cash and synthetic ABS structures across the US, European, Middle Eastern and Asian Pacific capital markets. Approximately 300 of our lawyers are based in Europe where the structured finance team in our London office has grown to become one of the largest in the market and includes both English and US qualified lawyers.

    Law Debenture is a leading provider of independent trustee, agency and corporate services to the international capital and structured finance markets. We provide a full range of corporate services including the provision of independent directors, company secretary, registered office, accounting and registrar services. We act as agent for service of process through our network of international offices. As Law Debenture is independent from any bank or financial services provider our independence means that we are conflict free whether acting as bond trustee or security trustee or providing services to SPVs, or providing administrative and agency solutions across a plethora of transactions. By choosing Law Debenture clients utilise the bespoke trustee, corporate services and agency services we have developed in the world of structured finance, based upon our internationally recognised reputation as an independent provider of a full, comprehensive and multi-jurisdictional range of fiduciary services from our offices in London, New York, Delaware, Jersey, Hong Kong and Shanghai. For further information please visit .

    Through offices in North America and Europe, Lewtan offers a wide range of content- and technology-based solutions to members of the global asset-securitization industry, including issuers, investors, underwriters, servicers, credit enhancers, and rating agencies representing more than 300 institutions worldwide. The company has twice been named Global Technology Provider of the Year by International Securitisation Report and has received the Innovation Award and commendations for client service and best-in-class surveillance tool in Money Market's Securitisation Review & Survey Technology Awards. In 2008 the company received Credit Magazine's Technology Innovation Award. Lewtan is a part of DMG Information, a division of the Daily Mail and General Trust, plc, one of the UK's leading international media groups. More information is available at

    Macquarie Group is a global financial services provider.It acts primarily as an investment intermediary for institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 13,400 people in 28 countries. At 30 September 2012, Macquarie had assets under management of A$341 billion. Macquarie's Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Group provides a variety of trading, risk management, sales, structuring, financing, market analysis and strategy services across the globe with an underlying specialisation in interest rate, commodity or foreign exchange related institutional trading, marketing, lending, clearing or platform provision.

    Markit is a leading, global financial information services company with over 2,300 employees. The company provides independent data, valuations and trade processing across all asset classes in order to enhance transparency, reduce risk and improve operational efficiency. Its client base includes the most significant institutional participants in the financial marketplace. Markit Structured Finance has a leading presence in the US and European securitisation industry offering global bond pricing solutions as well as a number of tradable and non-tradable indices. Markit's comprehensive suite of services support transparency and the trading of structured products. Visit for more information.

    Moody's Analytics provides strategic solutions for measuring and managing risk. We assemble practices across credit, economics and financial risk management, helping you compete in an evolving marketplace. While the whole is always greater than the sum of its parts, a brief review of our four areas of expertise reveals the essential strengths underlying our solutions. Credit Research & Credit Risk Measurement: Leverage the market standard in credit analysis and utilize the latest risk management technology to improve the efficiency of your team and make better credit investment decisions. Our solutions offer multiple perspectives on credit risk, ranging from expert judgment and quantitative insight to market knowledge and economic understanding. Service features include: one-on-one access to industry leading analysts; in-depth research reports; accurate, timely and comprehensive sets of data; and analytical models to analyze, screen and monitor individual credits and portfolios. Structured Analytics & Valuation: Analyze monitor and value your structured finance holdings by combining accurate waterfalls and loan-level data with integrated economic and credit risk models, award-winning analytics and superior product support. Service features include: robust analytics; comprehensive libraries of deal waterfalls and performance data on over 6 million active loans; a flexible architecture that allows you to integrate our software with your other internal systems or view and modify deal assumptions; and reliable, independent valuations of hard-to-value assets. Enterprise Risk Management: Understand and manage your enterprise risk to strike the optimal dynamic balance between minimizing exposures and maximizing opportunities. Our solutions combine best-in-class quantitative credit and portfolio analysis with regulatory and balance sheet management software to maximize your effectiveness and impact. Service features include: powerful calculation engines that drive risk analysis, stress testing, capital allocation and reporting; robust technology for data storage, financial spreading, and internal and external ratings analysis; and solutions that address limits management, asset and liability management and regulation. Economic and Consumer Credit Analytics: understand the forces that shape the global economy through insightful commentary and economic, financial, country, regional and industry research. Our economists offer real-time monitoring of financial and economic developments around the globe; coverage of more than 60 countries, representing 93% of the world?s GDP; and information in the US at the state, metro, county, consumer credit and housing market levels. Moody's Analytics gives you the scale and scope to respond to ever-changing and increasing demands on your limited resources. We help you make sense of complexity and take advantage of market developments across industries worldwide.

    Norton Rose Fulbright is a global legal practice. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers based in over 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare.


    Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe has consistently been top-ranked in public and private offerings of asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities. We are a key player in the development of new structures for the asset-securitization market throughout Europe, United States and Asia as counsel to arrangers, lead managers, issuers, underwriters, credit enhancers, sellers, servicers and institutional purchasers. Our lawyers have been identified by Chambers Global and Chambers US as "major players" in the field. We have also been recognized in the IFLR 1000, the Legal 500, Global Counsel 3000, and Euromoney's Guide as the World's Leading Structured Finance Lawyers. The more than 100 lawyers in Orrick's Structured Finance Group are based in our New York, Washington D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, Milan, Paris, Rome and Tokyo offices. For more information on Orrick and the Group please visit

    Founded in 1962, Raymond James is one of the largest financial services firms in the United States. With more than 40 years of proven performance in the fixed income markets, Raymond James is well-positioned to meet the fixed income needs of capital markets clients throughout the world. The Institutional Taxable Fixed Income group deliver the products, expertise, strategies and trading strength that you expect and deserve. In addition, our extensive fixed income analytics capabilities complement our ability to provide each client with superior customized service and support.

    Reed Smith is a leading international law firm with more than 1,600 lawyers in 23 offices throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the United States. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses from FTSE 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and high-stake matters, deliver regulatory counsel, and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a pre-eminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, energy and natural resources, advertising, technology and media, shipping, real estate, manufacturing, and education. Reed Smith's Structured Finance group regularly advise all participants in the structuring and negotiation of the securitisation of residential and commercial mortgages, consumer loans, credit cards, auto loans, infrastructure and utility receivables in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the US. More recently, the group has been active in the restructuring of RMBS and CMBS transactions. The team also advises both investors and sellers in relation to distressed ABS. For more information, visit

    Sapient Global Markets is a unique partner for firms involved in the structured finance markets. We leverage our people’s deep understanding of securitization and technology expertise to help market participants, regulators, central banks and intermediaries, achieve transparency by addressing complex pricing and valuation challenges. Through our lead role in building the European DataWarehouse and our expertise in risk and valuations, visualization and data management, we have developed deep insight into the issues facing the structured finance markets and a holistic approach to managing them. For more information, please visit


    Securitisation Services is an independent Italian financial services organization. It is the first Italian “one stop shop” which offers the complete range of services for the management and monitoring of structured finance transactions, in particular securitisation and covered bond deals, carried out by corporate and institutional enterprises. Securitisation Services manages over 140 Italian SPVs and 220 transactions offering a complete set of services such as share ownership, independent directors, accounting, tax and corporate administration, servicer, master servicer, back-up servicer, back-up servicer facilitator, computation agent, cash manager and trustee. Securitisation Services acts under the regulation and supervision of the Bank of Italy as it is registered in the Special List of Financial Intermediaries under article 107 of the Banking Act. It is the first independent Italian Servicer, fully dedicated to manage transactions established pursuant to law 130/1999 with rating "STRONG" from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services as Master Servicer in Italy. Securitisation Services is member of the AFME / European Securitisation Forum and is one of the founders of the PCS (Prime Collateralised Securities) Association. The team is comprised of 65 highly qualified professionals, most of which have a long-standing experience in the field. It is one of the most comprehensive team that provides securitisation services on the market.


    SFM Europe SFM Europe is a market leading independent provider of integrated corporate services, with expert teams based in eight European office locations. The group offers the full suite of corporate and financial services required to achieve the highest standards of corporate governance, including independent directors, corporate administration, domiciliation, accounting & tax services, share ownership . SFM Europe has relationships with the majority of the leading global banks, and manages over 1,000 SPVs associated with international structured finance transactions. As a creatively minded medium-sized organisation, SFM Europe is able to design bespoke service solutions and adapt its working practices to meet individual client’s requirements. SFM Europe’s proactive approach and the considerable depth and breadth of banking experience across its teams allows the organisation to engage with complex issues and to keep abreast with the increasing demands of legal, regulatory and accounting standards. For further information please visit our website or contact Jo Keighley, Robert Berry or J-P Nowacki on: Tel: +44 207 398 6300 Carey Olsen The Structured Finance and Securitisation Team acts for issuers, trustees, and leading global investment banks on the full range of capital markets transactions. The team has acted on some of the most innovative structures in the market. Asset classes have ranged from residential mortgages to credit cards. Applying its extensive knowhow and experience, the team's priority is to add value to the transactions and to respond efficiently to the requirements of its clients. Many lawyers in the team have a London City law firm background. The team also has a proven track record in cashbox transactions either with a UK Plc issuer or where bonds are issued by a Jersey company. The team is fluent in the technical issues and regulatory requirements which arise in structured finance and securitisation transactions, as well as with current market practice arising from recent transactions. The team works closely with the firm's London office, providing proximity to the clients in the City when required. "It's like dealing with a magic circle firm outside London" Source: Chambers and Partners For further information please contact or

    Simmons & Simmons is a leading international law firm, providing clients with commercially aware legal advice, whenever and wherever they need it. We have over 800 legal staff in 21 locations situated in key business and financial centres across Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. We are a market leader in structured finance, securitisation and derivative products. We have a particular reputation for our expertise in developing innovative approaches to traditional financial products, based on years of experience as a major player in this field. We work with the most active financial institutions (funds and asset managers as well as investment banks) and have a reputation for swift, efficient and cost-effective execution in a diverse range of developed and emerging market jurisdictions. We are an innovator in the use of collaborative technologies in the delivery of legal services. A prime example is our Navigator service, which provides a cost-effective, reliable and practical guide for legal and compliance staff to the issuance and sale of securities and funds and the regulatory issues relevant to exchange traded and OTC derivatives on a global basis for banks, fund managers, institutional asset managers and private equity firms. The services cover 96 jurisdictions including the Middle East, Europe, Asia and Latin America and comprises data provided by local counsel which is reviewed regularly, updated on at least a quarterly basis and offered in a consistent format. The services provide guidance on local licensing and marketing restrictions, private placement exemptions with respect to securities, structured products and ABS regulation, selling restrictions, legal risk management (e.g. netting, enforceability and client asset protections), exchange trading and clearing requirements for OTC derivatives, contractual issues and capacity and authority of specific counterparties. The Navigator services are available through elexica, Simmons & Simmons' award-winning online legal resource, providing 24/7 access to the materials.

    Stibbe's structured finance and securitisation practice is recognised as a leader in the Benelux market, taking key roles in many complex transactions and leading in innovation and the development of standards and regulation. Our range of clients covers originators (private and public sector), banks, investors and regulators. Our team has extensive experience in most asset classes and transaction types, including real estate securitization (residential and commercial), asset backed commercial paper, conduits, inventory backed transactions, consumer credit and auto loans, tax receivables, various structured products (including CDOs) as well as whole business securitization. Our expertise also includes litigation on structured products and hybrid instruments. Stibbe is a leading internationally oriented Benelux law firm with main offices in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Stibbe's offices in London, New York and Dubai and the firm's relationships with leading firms in other countries, give the firm a strong network around the world enabling it to offer an integrated domestic and cross-border service to its international clients.

    UniCredit is a leading European commercial bank, with leadership positions in Italy, Germany and Austria and a strong presence in high-growth CEE countries. We are one of the largest European networks with over 9,300 branches. With more than 3,600 professionals in 50 countries, Corporate & Investment Banking serves corporate and institutional clients out of the largest group of network banks in Western, Central and Eastern Europe. Committed to long-term partnerships with clients across all sectors, our relationship managers and product specialists create tailor-made solutions in a strategic dialogue with our clients and according to the three pillars of our Core Client Offer: • Corporate Banking and Transaction Services • Structured Finance, Capital Markets and Investment Products • Access to Western, Central and Eastern Europe

    U.S. BANK Global Corporate Trust Services Europe has built an impressive reputation for providing high quality trust administration and agency services for all types of structured transactions. Providing flexible service solutions for collateral managers, issuers and investors. Our personalised, full array of services include: security and note trustee, registrar, paying agent, account bank, cash manager, collateral administrator, issuing and paying agent, custodian, calculation agent and a variety of back-up roles to support rated transactions. Bespoke and tailored investor reporting information is available on our website at: We have demonstrable expertise across a wide variety of asset classes inclduing Auto Loans/Leases, Residential and Commercial Mortgages, Equipment Loans/Leases, Trade Receivables, Credit Cards, Loan and Bond portfolios, to name a few. U.S. Bancorp’s balance sheet reflects $360 billion in assets and is currently ranked as the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. To learn more about how you can leverage the experience and financial strength of U.S. Bank Global Corporate Trust Services please contact Tom Cubitt, Senior Vice President at +44 (0) 20 7330 2119 or Emma Hamley Vice President at +44 (0) 20 7330 2103,

    Venn Partners is a specialist credit advisory and investment partnership. We combine credit, markets and financial institutions expertise with our analytical tools to create new credit solutions. We bring a partnership approach to our clients to address the various balance sheet issues faced within today's financial services industry. We provide credit focussed investment capital and opportunities, especially in real estate financing, and offer Venn Risk Analytics (VeRA), a market leading risk analytics and valuation platform for credit, structured finance and derivatives.

    Wilmington Trust has been serving clients for more than a century, providing the strength, resources, and credibility to meet the needs of sophisticated enterprises worldwide. We continuously strive to be a leading provider of specialized services to corporate and institutional enterprises, and help our clients succeed, by efficiently delivering trust, agency and fiduciary solutions, and by helping to mitigate risk. We deliver these benefits by fostering client trust and confidence and by allowing clients to focus on their core businesses, because we are consistently responsive to client needs; innovative and creative; the source of bespoke solutions; and easy to work with, in all situations. Our global capabilities are expanding daily. They include services related to functioning in the role of indenture trustee, successor trustee, and/or administrator for all types of capital markets transactions. We can also handle global exchange and tender agent services with multijurisdictional capabilities, as well as the oversight of funding for project finance (e.g., wind power projects) and for large capital equipment, such as aircraft and rolling assets - the latter available for ownership via orphan sub trust structures. We have the capacity to settle transactions through DTC, Euroclear, and Clearstream. Our global capabilities include consent solicitations and tabulation services for debt instruments; distribution and paying agent services, including creditor/claims administration; disbursing agent of cash and securities; M&A related distributions; and cash management. Rounding out Wilmington Trust's services are the abilities to provide an online virtual meeting room; to manage document collaboration and archiving; and to offer superior project management. Today, Wilmington Trust is ready to provide the strength, resources, flexibility, and credibility to meet the needs of financially sophisticated enterprises in 90 countries. ©2012 Wilmington Trust Corporation. Affiliates in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Amsterdam, Cayman Islands, Channel Islands, Dublin, Frankfurt, London, and Luxembourg.

    Arthur Cox is one of Ireland’s leading law firms. For over 90 years, it has been at the forefront of developments in the legal profession in Ireland. An international firm, the firm has over 100 partners and a total staff of over 600 in offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York and Silicon Valley. The firm's practice encompasses all aspects of corporate and business law. It provides a comprehensive service to a diverse international and domestic client base. Clients include multinational organisations, banks and financial institutions, government departments, State entities and new players in emerging industry sectors. In 2012, the firm was awarded Legal Adviser of the Year for Ireland for the sixth consecutive year at the FT/mergermarket European M&A Awards, Republic of Ireland Law Firm of the Year at The Lawyer European Awards, Ireland Law Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal and Ireland Tax Firm of the Year by International Tax Review. Our structured finance team is a vastly experienced mix of finance and tax lawyers, many of whom have previously worked at other international law firms where they have advised on a wide variety of structured finance transactions. We specialise in all types of capital markets transactions, including securitisations of all asset classes, covered bonds, repackagings, LPNs, CLOs, CDOs and derivative and fund linked structures. We advised on the first Irish RMBS transaction and the first, and only, public CMBS transaction of Irish assets. We also act on the covered bond programmes of all Irish banks that have them and place a particular significance on the Russian LPN and securitisation markets (we have acted on over 60 Russian deals in the last six years). We believe that the experience that our lawyers have gained from transactions documented under English, New York and Irish law gives us a significant advantage in providing a knowledgeable and responsive service to our clients. Arthur Cox Listing Services (headed by Helen Berrill, formerly Head of Specialist Debt Listings at the Irish Stock Exchange) offers a full range of listing services on the Irish Stock Exchange. Arthur Cox Listing Services is the leading debt listing agent by volume on the Irish Stock Exchange. At Arthur Cox, our aim is to provide each client with advice that adds value to its business. Our approach demands the highest levels of knowledge, technical skill and service delivery allowing us to provide accurate, reliable, timely and cost-effective advice across a range of industry groups and sectors. A strong teamwork ethic and practical "can do" approach to solving problems ensures a seamless, effective service. For further information, please contact Glenn Butt, Cormac Kissane, Caroline Devlin , Fintan Clancy or Helen Berrill on +353 1 618 0000 or at

    Axience is a bespoke outsourced provider of research and analytics services to financial services industry. With our offshore presence in India we focus on fixed income and structured finance markets in helping our client meet their customized data, research and analytics needs.

    Citco Structured Finance Services - Largest Independent provider of management, administration and specialized accounting services for SPVs The Citco Group Citco Corporate & Trust is a division of the Citco Group of Companies which is the world's leading independent group of trust companies. With more than 5000 employees in over 44 European, American, Caribbean, Middle Eastern and Asian jurisdictions, we are able to provide our clients with an unparalleled global service. Through our commitment to high-quality customer service, we have gained the trust and support of a diverse international clientele, including investment banks, multinational, pensions funds, insurance companies, opportunity funds and private equity funds. Global Reach Our global reach means that we are everywhere you need us to be. With offices in over 44 countries, including both civil and common law jurisdictions, such as Ireland, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, Spain, Jersey, Cayman, Singapore and the UK, our clients know that no matter the jurisdiction or structure they choose, they will be assured of the same high level of professional services. Citco Structured Finance Services - Largest Independent provider of management, administration and specialized accounting services for SPVs Our Structured Finance Services Team has extended expertise in the provision of corporate management, administration, and specialized accounting services to special purpose vehicles involved in amongst others securitisation, repackaging, warehousing, Trade Receivables and other structured finance transactions. We can assist our clients and their advisors, with a large array of services including: - Incorporations - Domiciliation - Management - Directors - Process Agency - Nominee Shareholder Services for Irish Plc's - Customized Accounting and Reporting - Company Secretarial Services - Customized Substance Services - Security Trustee / Collateral Agent - Escrow Services Other Corporate & Trust Business Lines are: - Real Estate Investment Services - Global Subsidiary Governance Services - Hedge Fund Secretarial Services - Corporate Client Services - Multinational Client Services - Private Client & Family Advisory Services For further information, please email or contact directly: Jan Willem Hofstede Telephone: +31 20 5726 344 James McEvoy Telephone: +353 1 636 7810

    Dechert is a leading international law firm with 26 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1875, the firm has more than 900 lawyers allowing us the resources to deliver seamless, high-quality legal services to clients wherever they do business. Focused on corporate and securities, complex litigation and international arbitration, financial services and asset management, competition, energy, life sciences, labor and employment, business restructuring and reorganisation, intellectual property, trade and government affairs, real estate finance and tax law, we're able to identify the most complicated issues and focus on what matters most to our clients. For additional information, please visit our website at

    A market leading specialist in working capital solutions and financial data processing, Demica provides consulting, advisory and technology services to a diverse range of multi-national clients. Demica works with the world's leading banks, private equity sponsors and global corporations to implement innovative trade receivables securitization, supply chain finance and invoice discounting solutions. Demica's innovative and award winning working capital management technology is used around the globe, with transactions processed on its proprietary platform, Citadel. Based in London, Demica is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the J.M. Huber Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. Founded in 1883, J.M. Huber Corporation is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey with operations and staff located globally. For further information about Demica please visit our website:, email or call us on +44(0) 20 7450 2500.

    About Duff & Phelps As a leading global financial advisory and investment banking firm, Duff & Phelps leverages analytical skills, market expertise and independence to help clients make sound decisions. The firm advises clients in the areas of valuation, M&A and transactions, restructuring, alternative assets, disputes and taxation – with more than 1,000 employees serving clients from offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit Investment banking services in the United States are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities, LLC; Pagemill Partners; and GCP Securities, LLC. Member FINRA/SIPC. Transaction opinions are provided by Duff & Phelps, LLC. M&A advisory and capital raising services in the United Kingdom and Germany are provided by Duff & Phelps Securities Ltd., which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Dual-headquartered in New York and London with 51 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data. Offering a world of knowledge and experience behind every opinion, we transform information to deliver meaning and utility to investors, issuers and other market participants. Fitch Ratings’ global expertise draws on local market knowledge and spans across the fixed-income universe. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors make important credit judgments with confidence. Fitch Solutions is committed to delivering value beyond the rating by providing a range of fixed-income products and professional development services to the global financial community. In addition to offering proprietary content, the firm also distributes the ratings, research, financial data and analytical tools of Fitch Ratings. With innovation and experience behind every product and service, Fitch Solutions' flexible offerings are designed to meet the diverse needs of the credit markets. Fitch Ratings and Fitch Solutions are part of the Fitch Group, a majority-owned subsidiary of Fimalac, S.A., headquartered in Paris, France.

    Intertrust - Securitisation and Structured Finance Services

    Intertrusts Financial Governance Team provides sophisticated corporate and financial administrative services to entities engaged in a broad spectrum of structured finance transactions, such as securitisation, repackaging, capital markets debt financing, project/acquisition financing and tax and regulatory optimisation. Intertrusts track record in the securitisation sector alone spans RMBS, MBS, ABS, CLO, ABCP and CLN transactions, covering a wide variety of underlying asset classes. Its client base consists of a diverse range of financial and corporate institutions that rely on us to ensure they remain compliant with all applicable legal, financial and fiscal obligations.

    Together with a continuing investment in technology, and a strict ISAE 3402 control framework, an extensive experience in working with highly regulated and well-renowned financial institutions has enabled Intertrust to become a uniquely qualified service provider in this specialised field operating from multiple jurisdictions around the world.

    Contact us: We would gladly provide you with more information on the breadth and depth of our service offering. Please feel free to contact us with any queries you may have on Intertrusts securitisation and structured finance services.

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    Maples and Calder is a leading international law firm providing advice on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands from our seven offices worldwide. We work with many of the world's leading corporates, banks and financial institutions and collaborate on major transactions for many international law firms based in the UK, US and Asia. MaplesFS, through its operating divisions Maples Fund Services and Maples Fiduciary, provides specialised fiduciary, accounting and administration services to finance vehicles and funds, with clients including global financial institutions and investment management firms. MaplesFS works closely with Maples and Calder and other leading international and domestic law firms to ensure seamless service.

    Matheson is the law firm of choice for international companies and financial institutions doing business in and through Ireland. The firms clients include 27 of the worlds 50 largest banks, 7 of the top 10 global technology brands and more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. Matheson is headquartered in Dublin and also has offices in London, New York and Palo Alto. More than 600 people work across the firms four offices, including 75 partners and tax principals and over 350 legal and tax professionals.

    Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation specialising in audit, advisory, accounting and tax services. As at 1st January 2013, the Group operates in 70 countries and draws on the expertise of 13,500 professionals to assist companies – major international groups, SMEs, private investors – and public bodies, at every stage in their development.

    NORD/LB's Asset Backed Finance team and its ABCP program, Hannover Funding were launched in 2000. Currently, Hannover Funding has over $2BN in committed financings covering various asset classes including auto loan and lease receivables, trade receivables and equipment lease receivables. Within the asset backed market, the team has agented and arranged over 50 transactions and has entered into numerous co-purchase roles in collaboration with other banks. Caplantic is an independent Alternative Asset Management and Asset Servicing provider. We create transparency for our clients.

    Shearman & Sterling is a global law firm with approximately 900 lawyers in 20 offices on 4 continents. The firm is a leader in antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, project development and finance, complex business litigation and international arbitration, asset management and tax and represents many of the world's leading corporations, financial institutions, emerging growth companies, as well as States and State-owned enterprises. These clients choose Shearman & Sterling for its distinctive ability to leverage the knowledge and judgment of one of the world's largest and most accomplished cross-border legal teams - a team ideally situated to help clients on their complex business transactions.

    Sidley is a global law firm, with approximately 1700 lawyers in 18 offices. Our London office has one of the largest dedicated, structured finance teams in London, including both English and US qualified lawyers. It is part of an integrated and international structured finance team of more than 130 lawyers across Europe, the US and Asia. We offer a balanced mix of debt finance, derivatives, regulatory and restructuring experience brought together under the umbrella of our Global Finance Group, which has the resources to handle the largest and most complex transactions.

    Thomson Reuters LPC is the premier global provider of comprehensive and independent loan pricing, market news, data and analysis to the credit markets worldwide. Thomson Reuters LPC provides end-of-day loan pricing for mark-to-market and NAV funds and news and information solutions to help industry players stay informed about market trends and facilitate business decisions. Thomson Reuters LPC’s commitment to the loan industry has generated innovative products and services tailored to the market's needs. Thomson Reuters LPC’s coverage spans the United States, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Asia/Pacific, supported by its presence in New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Products and services include a global loan pricing service, print publications and online news, analysis and interactive databases.

    Vichara Technologies is a specialized software technology and consulting company focused on systems for supporting trading of fixed income securities and derivatives. Vichara's V* (pronounced V-Star) platform focuses on valuation, analysis, and data management for various fixed income securities and derivatives, including RMBS, CMBS, CDOs, and CLOs. Vichara designs, implements, and customizes enterprise systems for securities trading, portfolio management, asset securitization, risk management, e-finance and financial operations. Vichara also helps clients manage and transform their IT and software infrastructure through consolidation, integration, automation and virtualization. Vichara has global presence with offices in New York, London, Los Angeles, Miami, Delhi and Bogota.
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