Last Updated 26 April 2019
The securitisation team consists of more than 20 partners and 40 other qualified lawyers who provide comprehensive strategic advice for maximising returns in a variety of tax-effective and innovative structures. As one of the Tokyo market's leaders and innovators in establishing and structuring ... securitisation, and other structured finance transactions, the firm has represented the entire range of global market participants, including underwriters and other arrangers, originators, issuers, trustees and investors in securitisations across a wide variety of asset classes, such as commercial real estate, loan receivables, equipment lease receivables, trade receivables, promissory notes and cash flow from business. It offers expertise at every level of a transaction, working with numerous investment banks and international investors in devising securitisation structures for single-property, multi-property and conduit-type transactions. The firm also provides advice on cutting-edge transactions that involve relatively new and evolving structured products in Japan, including covered bonds and security trusts, and self-trusts.
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu has a Structured Finance & Derivatives team of more than 50 lawyers (including approximately 15 partners) who have extensive experience dealing with a wide variety of structures in Japanese and cross-border transactions, including – in addition to the traditional methods ... of structured finance – WBS (Whole Business Securitisation), CMBS (Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities), CDO (Collateralised Debt Obligations), BIS Finance (dealing with financial institutions capital adequacy requirements under the Basel Accord) and others transactions involving derivatives. NO&T provide exceptional advice in all aspects of structured finance and derivatives transactions – eg, structure development, risk analysis, SPC or trust formation, documentation, negotiation, research and rendering of legal opinions. NO&T expertly represent clients that serve various functions in the structured finance and derivatives market, from arrangers, originators, fiduciaries (trust banks), and special-purpose companies, to parties supplying supplementary financing and/or credit-enhancement (financial institutions), credit-rating agencies and investors.