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Structured products and derivatives

At the forefront of product technology and legal issues.

Our lawyers combine in-depth experience across derivatives and structured products with a versatile skill set, enabling them to advise on innovative and complex transactions.

Our aim is remain at the forefront of product technology and legal issues within the markets. We are then best placed to use our knowledge to create simple but effective structures that work commercially and achieve each client’s objectives, whether acting major financial institutions, including investment banks, alternative capital providers, and commercial banks, or corporate originators, investors, portfolio managers, insurers, and rating agents.

Many of our clients operate on a global basis so Freshfields provides access to expert, international structured finance lawyers across Europe, the US and Asia. Offering a combination of local and international expertise, we are able to address concerns, as well as manage transactions from structuring through implementation to closing, on a global scale.

Financing and capital markets

  • Asset finance
  • Corporate treasury
  • Debt capital markets
  • Equity capital markets
  • High yield
  • Hybrid capital
  • Infrastructure finance
  • Leveraged finance
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Regulatory capital
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitization
  • Social impact bonds
  • Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)
  • Structured products and derivatives