TSI Partners

Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP

Düsseldorf
Dreischeibenhaus 1
40211 Düsseldorf
GERMANY

Tel: +49 211 2806-7000
Fax: +49 211 2806-7800
www.aoshearman.com

Frankfurt
Bockenheimer Landstraße 2
60306 Frankfurt am Main
GERMANY

Tel: +49 69 2648-5000
Fax: +49 69 2648-5800

Hamburg
Kehrwieder 12
20457 Hamburg
GERMANY

Tel: +49 40 82 221-20
Fax: +49 40 82 221-2200

München
Maximilianstraße 35
80539 München
GERMANY

Tel: +49 89 71043 3000
Fax: +49 89 71043 3800

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Martin
Martin Scharnke
Partner
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP
Martin is Head of Germany Capital Markets. He has been with the firm since 2004. Martin has broad expertise advising financial institutions, corporates and other financial market participants on all aspects of German and international capital markets transactions. He specialises in advising on securitisation and other structured finance transactions (encompassing both true sale and synthetic structures and a wide variety of asset classes, including auto loans and leases). His practice also includes the specialised advice on complex bonds, structured products and derivatives matters. Martin has extensive experience advising on the most complex derivatives matters under German and international master agreements. He has also wide experience advising on regulatory matters in these areas.
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Stefan
Dr Stefan Henkelmann
Partner
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP
Stefan advises on a wide range of capital markets transactions with a focus on structured finance and debt capital markets. He specialises in advising on securitisations – covering true sale, secured loan and synthetic structures across a broad range of asset classes – and other structured finance and derivatives transactions including repackagings, secured notes, strategic equity and non-performing loan transactions. Another focus of his practice are bond transactions including Pfandbriefe, covered bonds, structured notes, hybrid and corporate bonds and bond restructurings. Stefan has also broad experience in advising on all related regulatory and insolvency law matters. He is widely recognised as one of Germany’s leading capital markets lawyers. Stefan works with major international clients, including banks, financial institutions, asset managers, corporates, originators and investors, across jurisdictions and in multiple sectors, including in particular financial services, real estate, infrastructure, energy and alternative investments. He is a lecturer for capital markets law at the Institute for Law and Finance of the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main and a frequent author of publications on capital markets law topics and new and emerging developments in this field. Stefan frequently speaks at industry conferences and gives training sessions for clients and market participants.
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Alexander
Dr Alexander Behrens
Partner
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP
Alexander is Head of German Financial Regulatory and advises banks and other financial service providers, including FinTech companies, as well as unregulated companies on all aspects of financial regulatory law. In addition to German and European banking regulatory law, he focuses on payment services law and capital markets regulation as well as issues related to the Banking Union. Furthermore, Alexander has broad experience in the areas of M&A of regulated entities, NPL transactions, civil banking law and in internal investigations in the finance sector.
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Jens
Jens Nollmann
Counsel
Allen Overy Shearman Sterling LLP
Jens has a wide range of experience advising on international and German capital market transactions. Jens’ practice includes debt issuance, including covered bonds, as well as securitisations of various assets, such as trade receivables, auto loan receivables, CMBS and RMBS. Another focus of his practice are registered bonds and promissory notes, especially in the context of structured and secured NSVs and SSDs.
Jens also advises on all related regulatory matters.
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Securitisation expertise

Our Securitisation team is part of A&O Shearman’s international Securitisation practice which is recognised as a global market leader, with expertise throughout the securitisation spectrum. The group is well renowned for being innovative and creating benchmarks in the market and, most importantly, providing clients with commercially viable structures in the increasingly regulated international markets.
Our Securitisation team regularly advises arrangers, originators and trustees on transactions involving a wide variety of asset classes and structures, including “true sale” and synthetic securitisations and the establishment of securitisation programmes. Our service is comprehensive and includes advising on all regulatory and tax issues. Our experience includes advising on ground-breaking and innovative commercial mortgage-backed securitisations, whole business and public sector securitisations, as well as securitisations of auto loans, consumer loans and trade receivables. In addition to our transactional work, we regularly advise on complex restructurings of German securitisation transactions.

Securitisation and Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year
IFLR Europe Awards 2024

 

About A&O Shearman

A&O Shearman is the transformational law firm, created to achieve unparalleled outcomes for our clients’ most complex, multijurisdictional matters across an ever-changing world and regulatory landscape.
We are fluent in U.S. law, English law, and the laws of the world’s most dynamic markets in equal measure, and support our clients with tailor-made teams that combine global strength and first-class local legal expertise with a full-service offering.
On May 1, 2024, Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling merged to form A&O Shearman, a law firm with almost 4,000 lawyers, including 800 partners, in 29 countries worldwide.
In Germany, A&O Shearman is represented at four offices with around 240 lawyers, including 58 partners. We advise leading national and international companies and institutions on all issues of commercial and capital markets law, including on some of the most challenging and critical issues and sectors, such as the energy transition, technological transformation, automotive, life sciences, and private capital.
Our experience and deep sector expertise enables us to actively shape the future of our clients, secure their competitive advantages and support them worldwide in their growth and innovation processes – be it through innovative thinking or the development of new products, services and technologies.

 

Our experts as speakers at TSI events

Stefan Henkelmann
Dr Stefan Henkelmann

TSI Training

Frankfurt

17. September 2024

Synthetic Balance Sheet Securitisations
Early bird discount until 06 August

Stefan Henkelmann
Dr Stefan Henkelmann

TSI Training

Frankfurt

24. September 2024

Legal & Documentation in Securitisation
Early bird discount until 13 August