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Julian Craughan focuses on structured finance and capital market transactions. Over the years he has advised key participants (including lenders, arrangers, originators and swap providers) on these transactions in the United Kingdom and across Continental Europe. Julian’s involvement in the structured finance market has covered a wide variety of asset classes including consumer receivables, trade receivables, commercial mortgages, residential mortgages and infrastructure assets. He has also acted on many automotive receivables securitisations in Europe including lease, hire purchase and dealer floor plan transactions.

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London > Projects, energy and natural resources > Water

Hogan Lovells International LLP‘s multi-faceted energy and natural resources group provides clients with a full service offering, covering issues from project financing to regulatory matters. It also advises clients on international water project development and transactions. Charles Ford leads the team and assists a number of national clients with regulatory, project finance and structuring matters. Joint team head Sarah Shaw is an M&A specialist. Julian Craughan is recommended for structured finance and capital market transactions, both domestically and across Europe.

London > Finance > Securitisation

(Hall of Fame)

Julian Craughan – Hogan Lovells International LLP

Hogan Lovells International LLP stands out for the breadth of its securitisation practice, which handles public and private deals backed by both traditional and emerging asset classes. Its work spans standalone issues, master trusts, programmes, conduit structures and portfolio sales. The firm is among the leading players in automotive and lease transactions, and it recently acted for Volkswagen Financial Services UK, Mercedes Benz Financial Services UK and RCI Bank UK on their sales of securitised portfolios of auto loans. It is also a key adviser on RMBS transactions, and standout partner Julian Craughan acted for Enra Specialist Finance in a £425m transactions backed by mixed mortgage receivables secured on properties in England, Wales and Scotland. Among the deals handled by key partner Tauhid Ijaz are two public Dutch RMBS transactions, a restructuring of a significant European healthcare receivables securitisation, a UK lifetime residential mortgage securitisation. He advised Goldman Sachs on an asset based financing of the e-scooter fleet of Tier Mobility GmbH. US-qualified partner Dennis Dillon also plays a pivotal role in the practice.