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Norton Rose Fulbright

Sandrine Sauvel

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Norton Rose Fulbright

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Banking and Finance; Capital Markets


London: Finance


Within: Leading individuals

Sandrine Sauvel - Norton Rose Fulbright

Within: Securitisation

Norton Rose Fulbright's principal area of focus is UK and international RMBS transactions, in the form of securitisations and covered bonds, on which it advises¬†issuers, cash managers and trustees. The firm's strong Islamic finance practices sees it handle innovative¬†shari'ah-compliant structures, and it is also a key player in the emerging fintech space . The latter is exemplified by its work for AIG Europe on the establishment of a ¬£200m trade receivables purchase facility, through which the purchase and settlement of the trade receivables is facilitated using a blockchain platform.¬†David Shearer, who is co-head of the practice along with securitisation and structured bond specialist¬†Sandrine Sauvel, led that transaction.¬†Shearer and senior associate Mirella Hart, who has¬†extensive experience advising investment banks, private equity houses and corporate clients on a broad range of structured finance transactions, including securitisations, 'work together as an excellent team and are focused on executing deals in a commercial manner'.¬†Sauvel's highlights included acting for Piraeus Bank in issuance under its ‚ā¨10bn covered bonds programme.¬†Farmida Bi, who handled the ¬£300m¬†inaugural public securitisation of insurance credit premia by Premium Credit on behalf of HSBC, is also a key player in the practice.

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