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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

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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

Acting for corporate issuers and underwriters, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP focuses on esoteric ABS and has particular experience in securitization involving consumer loans, oil and gas assets and insurance brokerage fees. The US structured finance practice is headed by Frank Nocco, who acted for Lendmark Financial Services in a series of consumer loan ABS offerings, and also advised Guggenheim Securities, as lead bookrunner, on a $300m bond offering backed by insurance administration fees of Lombard International Administration Services Company. Another key figure is Jason Smith, who handled a litany of ABS for The Hertz Corporation, and also advised OnDeck, an online small business lending platform, on a $225m ABS offering. The team also has an active CLO practice, which includes Robert Chiperfield, who is engaged by prominent asset managers including Apollo Global Management and Redding Ridge Asset Management. Other contacts include Ariel Kronman and Shawn Kodes, the latter of whom was promoted to partner at the end of 2018.

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