Track Record

An indicative selection of "market-first", pathfinder transactions previously executed by our professionals are outlined below:

Structured Credit

  • Sponsorship & Arrangement of the £1 billion multi-client debt programme CreditStream®, providing UK mid-market, non-bank originator lenders with low-cost, wholesale funding access to the alternative debt capital markets (AltFi News)

  • Deconsolidation structuring and First Loss Investor sourcing for a $5 billion securities arbitrage fund
  • Structuring of the first ever private Credit Default Swap for a $2 billion Conduit Liquidity Facility

  • Establishment of a $3 billion structured investment portfolio comprising RMBS/CMBS/CLOs originated in the UK and Europe. 

Consumer & SME Finance

  • Arrangement of the first ever "second charge" mortgage portfolio securitised facility in the UK (£200 million)

  • Arrangement of all five conduit transactions ever executed in the unsecured mail-order consumer finance sector in the UK with an aggregate portfolio deal volume of £500 million

  • Arrangement of a UK Credit Card portfolio acquisition from a major consumer lending institution (£400 million)
  • Joint Arrangement of one of the largest non-conforming secured loan portfolio facilities in the UK (£500 million)

  • Placement of an institutional debt facility for one of the largest bridging & development non-bank P2P lenders in the UK (£35 million) (Bridging Loan News)

  • Arrangement of the first ever "undivided interest" financing of a utility bill receivables portfolio by a UK based conduit fund (£175 million)

Commercial & Residential Property

  • Sponsorship & Arrangement of the co-equity & debt programme brand "EquStream", providing UK mid-market & SME property developers with direct access to institutional equity capital, fully integrated with senior / stretch-senior / mezz availability (Insider Media News)

  • Arrangement of a structured securitisation facility of commercial properties supported by Primary Care Trusts (£250 million)

  • Advisory on a liability-driven refinancing of a ground rent asset portfolio for one of the largest residential freehold owner/managers in the UK (£320 million)

  • Structuring of one of the largest shopping centre structured debt facilities in Europe (£650 million)

  • Advisory on disposal of a lease-backed pool of Higher Education / Housing Association student accommodation assets (£100 million)
  • Acquisition, debt syndication, and equity raising for one of the largest retail developments in France (€250 million)

  • Advisory on loan restructuring and redemption of an asset backed facility secured on the primary distribution logistics centre of a FTSE 100 company (£70 million)

  • Acquisition of a diverse portfolio including a 5-star hotel, office, retail, and residential properties in Germany (€120 million)

  • Advisory on extension and restructuring of a mezzanine facility backed by a portfolio of retail stores and distribution centres of a major UK retailer (£15 million)

  • Senior debt and mezzanine capital raising for an office development in Belgium (€150 million)

Residential Mortgages

  • Seed capital / arrangement of the first ever non-conforming mortgage warehouse facility in Europe (£50 million)

  • Arrangement of the UK's largest buy-to-let mortgage funding transaction at the time (£1 billion)

  • Joint Arrangement of the largest prime and non-conforming co-purchase mortgage facility in Europe (£1.2 billion)
  • Debt raising of a structured facility for a Netherlands based mortgage lender (€200 million)

  • Private placement of a rated mortgage backed note in the US Commercial Paper markets (£175 million)

Leasing & Auto Loans

  • Arrangement of the first ever car loan securitisation including residual values based on a Sharia'a compliant Islamic finance structure (£50 million)

  • Arrangement of the first ever structured bank facility secured on automobile inventory in Europe (£300 million)

  • Advisory on refinancing one of the largest non-conforming auto lenders in the UK via a senior / subordinated funding structure (£150 million)
  • Arrangement of a senior debt funding line for a leading independent auto finance company (£100 million)

  • Arrangement of a Sharia'a based structured debt facility for a UK regional operating leasing company (£10 million)

Non-Mainstream Assets

  • Arrangement of the first ever securitised MBO of an insurance premia finance company (£250 million)
  • Arrangement of a £50 million charge card securitisation, "the first of its kind in Europe" (IFR)

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