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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

767 5TH AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10153, USA
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Robert Chiperfield

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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Career

Partner in the Structured Finance and Derivatives Practice. Represents issuers, underwriters, collateral managers, monoline insurers and investors in structured finance and derivatives transactions, both in the United States and abroad. Has participated in the securitization of a wide variety of asset types, including credit card receivables, residential and commercial mortgage loans, home equity loans, and auto loans, with a focus on CLOs/CDOs, asset-backed commercial paper conduit transactions and credit derivative transactions. Extensive experience with distressed securitization sponsors/vehicles and derivatives counterparties, including in bankruptcy proceedings.

Education

Brown University (BA, 1986); New York University (JD, 1989).


United States: Finance

Structured finance: securitization

Within: Structured finance: securitization

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s structured finance group handles ABS and CLO transactions, and has been involved in a number of market-first securitizations. The team specializes in esoteric asset securitizations, which, in 2017, have included unsecured consumer loans, small-business loans and a diamond inventory. Frank Nocco acted for Guggenheim Securities in a Rule 144A bond offering backed by the Diarough Group’s inventory of diamonds and the related consignment sales revenue. Nocco and recently promoted counsel Shawn Kodes also advised Caribbean Financial Group on the first-ever multi-jurisdictional securitization of personal consumer loans. Jason Smith and Ariel Kronman are additional contacts in the ABS group. Robert Chiperfield focuses on CLO work and acts for clients such as Apollo Global Management and Redding Ridge Asset Management.

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