The financial crisis and its aftermath have had a considerable impact on the financial markets. There have been significant changes in the practice and regulation of capital markets, derivatives and structured finance products. Whether you are an issuer, product manufacturer, sell-side institution, corporate counterparty or investor, our dedicated Capital Markets and Derivatives team offers a wide range of transactional and advisory services for all aspects of capital markets, derivatives, structured products and structured finance transactions.
We have an extremely strong and well-balanced client base which includes leading investment banks, clearing banks and asset and investment managers, as well as a large variety of institutional and corporate clients, trustees and pension schemes. The team forms a part of CMS’ International Capital Markets practice comprising more than 100 lawyers across multiple jurisdictions.
They provide good pragmatic advice, because they have a good understanding of the commercial background.
Chambers UK, 2016
We have expertise in the following product areas: eurobonds, securitisations, high-yield bonds, project bonds and CDOs; securitised derivatives and structured products; OTC derivatives; clearing; repos and stock lending; strategic equity derivatives and equity financing; proprietary indices; insurance risk and capital hedging of bank lending and securitisation transactions; financial guarantees; regulatory advice and regulatory capital; restructuring and insolvency; master agreement negotiations; prime brokerage; finding and liquidity transactions; and repackagings.