Michael Cavers is a partner in the Financial Services and Products Group. Having joined CMS in 2002, he became a partner in 2012 and has extensive experience advising on a range of debt capital markets, derivatives and structured finance transactions.
He advises banks, issuers and trustees on the issue and restructuring of standalone debt issues and debt issuance programmes, including project bonds, retail bonds and medium term note programmes. He also has extensive experience advising on securitisation transactions and is recognised in this field by The Legal 500 (2012) for his “fantastic attention to detail”.
Michael has particular experience of infrastructure and project finance transactions, having advised on a number of restructurings and issues in this sector. He also advises on fund and other derivatives transactions. He has a range of experience covering deals including loan-linked hedging, credit linked notes, a large range of retail structured products issuances and various equity-linked derivative transactions.
Michael has spent time on secondment to clients Lloyds TSB, HSBC and J.P. Morgan and to the finance department of our Budapest office. Michael is actively involved in our CSR initiatives. Amongst other things, he is a proud mentor of a winner of our bursary scheme and is a member of the firm’s diversity committee.