Locke Lord represents financial institutions, including investment banks, commercial banks, insurance and reinsurance companies, finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds, asset-backed commercial paper conduits and other members of the financial industry in their capacity as issuers, underwriters, sponsors, servicers, special servicers, trustees, collateral managers, credit enhancers, purchasers, lenders, rating agencies and investors in connection with a wide range of structured investments. The Firm also represents operating companies with significant holdings of receivables in connection with the monetization of those receivables.
Our lawyers have been involved in thousands of securitizations, structured transactions and related matters. These include residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), asset-backed securities (ABS), insurance-linked securities (ILS), guaranteed investment contracts, collateralized bond offerings (CBOs), collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs), real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs), re-securitizations, credit-linked notes, equity and debt investment funds and energy-related securities. Lawyers in our corporate trust group, which works closely with our securitization and structured finance group, have represented trustees in hundreds of CLO and CDO transactions, including restructurings and liquidations.