Allen & Overy is the leading legal adviser in the covered bonds market.
Working closely with the authorities, issuers and investment banks on the implementation of domestic legislation across numerous jurisdictions we have a deep appreciation of the issues encountered in the market and have worked on a variety of structures.
As a result, we have advised on covered bond programmes not only in the core markets in Europe but across the globe both for structured and legislative covered bond transactions. We have a particular track record of advising on the first covered bonds programmes in markets, such as advising on the first covered bond programmes in Australia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Korea, New Zealand, Switzerland and the UK. We have also acted on the establishment of covered bond programmes in Canada, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and the U.S.
We also work with the broadest range of assets for inclusion in covered bond programmes including social housing loans, infrastructure loans, shipping loans commercial mortgages as well as residential mortgage loans.
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News: 21 JANUARY 2022
Allen & Overy Paris has advised J.P. Morgan Asset Management Real Estate on the structuring of a real estate investment fund for the acquisition from Emerige of three residential buildings in the…Read more
News: 20 JANUARY 2022
GFJ ESG Acquisition I SE (GFJ), the first German pure play SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) for sustainable technologies, and tado GmbH (tado), a European market leader for intelligent home…Read more
News: 12 JANUARY 2022
Allen & Overy has advised Checkout.com, the global payments processor, on raising USD1 billion in its Series D funding round at a valuation of USD40 billion. Primary investors include Altimeter,…Read more
Publications: 06 MAY 2020
The A&O team provided an overview of the current funding and purchase schemes that accept asset-backed securities, covered bonds and loan portfolios as collateral.Read more