Asset-backed Securities

Cross-disciplinary service and innovative structures

Dechert’s securitization team handles large, complex products and structured finance transactions involving a wide variety of asset classes, derivatives and other complex structures.

We represent issuers, underwriters and other ABS participants in structuring both traditional debt obligations and novel securities transactions. 

With full access to Dechert’s resources in securities, tax, real estate, bankruptcy and other areas of corporate law that can affect the creditworthiness and attractiveness of an offering, we provide efficient, cross-disciplinary service, innovative structures and timely completion of our clients’ transactions, regardless of complexity or market conditions.

Dechert has a core team of professionals advising on the law, regulation, and practice of the development and execution of commodities and related derivative and structured transactions, products and vehicles. We have a unique perspective on the business and legal issues of primary importance to all market participants. Dechert regularly represents both buy-side and sell-side clients, including commercial and investment banks, in connection with a broad array of equity and fixed-income derivative transactions.

  • Named a "Structured Finance Practice Group of the Year" at the 2020 Law360 Practice Groups of the Year Awards.
  • Ranked nationally for Capital Markets: Securitization by Chambers and Partners USA for the past eight years (2013-2020).
  • Ranked Tier 1 for Structured Finance: Securitization by The Legal 500 US in 2020.
  • Ranked by IFLR1000 as a leading firm in the United States and United Kingdom for Structured Finance: Securitization, 2021. 
  • Shortlisted for "ABS Law Firm of the Year" at the 2019 GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards
  • Ranked Tier 1 for Structured Finance and Securitization by the U.S. News and World Report in 2015, 2017, 2018.