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Corporate Trust and Agency

Allen & Overy is one of only a few firms with a dedicated team of English, New York and locally qualified lawyers to provide specialist advice to the corporate trustee and agency services community.

Integrated with the rest of our International Capital Markets practice, our Corporate Trust and Agency group is ideally positioned as a key partner to the corporate trustee and agency services community and related counterparties in relation to all aspects of capital markets transactions.

This is enhanced by our ability to provide specialist trustee and agency services advice in many of the key jurisdictions including the UK, Europe (including France, Germany, Luxembourg, Italy and Spain), Asia (including Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney), the Middle East (through our office in Dubai) and Africa (through our offices in Casablanca and Johannesburg).

We can advise on the full range of transactions, including:

  • new issues including domestic and cross-border MTN programmes, plain vanilla standalone corporate bonds, regulatory and hybrid capital issues, equity-linked corporate bonds, covered bonds, securitisations and all other forms of asset backed and structured finance
  • 'after sales' advisory work including in relation to defaults, restructurings, waivers, modifications and the general exercise of trustee powers and discretion's

Due to recent market events, much of our current 'after sales' service is concentrated on downgrades, collateral postings, restructurings, enforcement's, defaults, receivership's and related matters we have extensive experience of the restructuring of debt issues and also accelerating debt issues and enforcing security (including liquidating assets) both at the trustees discretion and on direction from its beneficiaries with respect to both English and New York law transactions.

News & insights

Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 18 DECEMBER 2020

Podcast #4: Insights for Trustees in Asia Pacific - latest developments in the loan market

The fourth episode of Trust Us, a podcast hosted by Allen & Overy’s APAC Corporate Trust and Agency team.

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Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 06 NOVEMBER 2020

Podcast #3: Insights for Trustees in Asia Pacific - Corporate liability management

The third episode of Trust Us, a podcast hosted by Allen & Overy’s APAC Corporate Trust and Agency team, focuses on the role of trustees in helping to manage corporate liabilities.

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Publications: 22 OCTOBER 2020

Webinar: Financing in the time of Covid-19: What next for agents and trustees?

Our panel recently discussed the practical and commercial issues facing the agent and trustee community in the wake of the pandemic and the opportunities for them in the post-Covid world.

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Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

Publications: 01 SEPTEMBER 2020

Podcast #1: Insights for trustees in Asia-Pacific

This is the first in a series of podcasts hosted by Allen & Overy’s Corporate Trust and Agency team and based on webinars organised for our clients. The Trust Us series provides succinct overviews of…

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