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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10017
United States

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United States > Finance > Structured finance: securitization

According to one client, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s structured finance group is ‘the definition of excellence‘. With ‘a deep bench of of professionals, who deliver exceptional client service’, the team is considered by some to be ‘the top firm for the regulation, warehouse financing and securitization of residential mortgages and mortgage-related assets‘. Acting on the dealer side, the team acts for the underwriters on all of the Freddie Mac Seasoned Loan Structured Transactions and Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer Offerings; the firm has also been involved in all of the Freddie Mac Structured Agency Credit Risk (STARC) transactions since the commencement of the program in 2013. Recently, Brent Lewis and Janet McCrae acted for the underwriters in the first series of credit-linked notes issued under the STARC program. Also of note, Tom Hiner and Richmond-based Rudene Haynes advised Angel Oak Capital Advisors on the $90m inaugural MBS offering backed by fix-and-flip loans; the duo also advised on Angel Oak’s $402m non-qualified mortgage REMIC securitization. In the more esoteric space, Dallas-based David Barbour acted for Virage Capital Management in the first-of-its-kind securitization of litigation finance loans made to plaintiffs’ law firms. Also recommended are Eric BurnerSteven Becker and Mike Nedzbala, the last of whom is based in Richmond.