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Ashurst LLP

Frankfurt am Main
OpernTurm
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
60306 Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY

Tel: +49 69 9711 26
Fax: +49 69 9720 5220
www.ashurst.com

München
Ludwigpalais
Ludwigstraße 8
80539 München
GERMANY

Tel: +49 (0)89 244421100
Fax: +49 (0)89 244421101

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Martin
Dr Martin Kaiser
Partner, LL.M.
Ashurst LLP
Dr. Martin Kaiser, LL.M. is a partner in the finance department and heads the European securitisation team.
He specializes in securitisations and focuses on the true sale securitisation of loan, lease and trade receivables, both listed public transactions as well as ABCP programs and bespoke private transactions, e.g. NPLs and start-up and FinTech finance. His expertise also includes aspects of German and European regulatory law related to securitisations.

Martin Kaiser advises leading German and international banks, service providers (such as corporate service providers and trustees), leasing companies, car manufacturers and other corporates.
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Tobias
Dr Tobias Krug
Co-Managing Partner
Ashurst LLP
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Sahra
Dr Sahra Demirbilek
Counsel
Ashurst LLP
Dr Sahra Demirbilek is a counsel in our finance practice and a member of our global markets group.
Sahra is a securitisation specialist focusing on advising banks and companies, particularly in relation to true sale transactions in respect of various asset classes, including auto loans, leases, consumer finance, NPL and trade receivables.
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Stephan
Stephan Lehnen
Senior Associate
Ashurst LLP
Stephan Lehnen is a senior associate in our finance practice and a member of our global markets group.
Stephan is a securitisation specialist, focusing on advising banks and companies, particularly in relation to true sale transactions in respect of various asset classes, including auto loans, leases, consumer finance, NPL and trade receivables.
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Alexandra
Alexandra Westerhaus
Counsel
Ashurst LLP
Alexandra Westerhaus is a Counsel in the Finance department and a member of our Securities and Derivatives Group (SDG). She specialises in advising issuers and underwriters in connection with international capital market transactions in the areas of debt capital markets and structured finance and focuses her advisory activities on structured products. Her expertise includes the issuance and repurchase of structured securities and bonds, Pfandbriefe, structured notes (including securitised derivatives), hybrid instruments, registered bonds (including covered bonds) and promissory note loans
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Julia
Julia Friedle
Senior Associate
Ashurst LLP
Julia Friedle, LL.M. is an Associate in the Finance Department and a member of our Securities and Derivatives Group (SDG). She advises banks, corporates and institutional investors on international capital markets transactions, structured finance and derivatives.
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Ivan
Dr Ivan Zlatanov
Counsel
Ashurst LLP
Dr Ivan Zlatanov is a counsel in our structured finance practice in Frankfurt and a member of our global markets group.
Ivan is a structured finance and capital markets expert focussing on advising banks and companies, particularly in relation to specialty finance, true sale securitisation transactions in respect of various asset classes, including auto loans, leases, consumer finance, NPL and trade receivables as well as loan portfolio transfer transactions.
Further, he advises on derivatives and regulatory matters in connection with structured finance and securitisation transactions.
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Sascha
Sascha Weiss
Transaction Lawyer
Ashurst LLP
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About us

Ashurst is a leading international law firm with world class capability and a prestigious global client base. Our firm's in-depth understanding of its clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service has seen it become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments on all areas of commercial law. The firm's people are its greatest asset and it brings together lawyers of the highest calibre with the technical knowledge, industry experience and regional know-how to provide the incisive advice clients need.

Ashurst has 31 offices in 18 countries and offers the reach and insight of a global network, combined with the knowledge and understanding of local markets. With over 450 partners and a further 1,800 lawyers working across 11 different time zones, the firm is able to respond to clients wherever and whenever required. As a global team, Ashurst has a reputation for successfully managing large and complex multi-jurisdictional transactions, disputes and projects and delivering outstanding outcomes for clients. In Germany, we have been represented in Frankfurt am Main since 1997 and in Munich since 2001.

Our securitisation practice is part of Ashurst's first class dedicated global structured products, securities and derivatives group (SDG). The SDG team offers the full spectrum of transactional, advisory and documentation services for derivatives and all forms of structured products, including eligibility tests for institutional clients and potential structuring solutions.

Besides securitisations, the structured products, securities and derivatives team advises equally on OTC derivatives, structured products/securitised derivatives, equity finance transactions and other strategic equity derivatives, repo and securities lending, derivatives documentation, prime brokerage, all within the same team and – if required – in close collaboration with tax and regulatory teams.

Our structured products, securities and derivatives team is global, covering key jurisdictions in Europe, the United States, Asia and Australia.