Brian Maher

Biography

Brian Maher

Brian Maher is a partner in the Structured Finance & Derivatives practice. He advises on a wide range of finance matters including performing and non-performing loan portfolio acquisitions and financings, securitisations, CLOs, covered bonds, restructurings, refinancings, development loans, warehouse facilities, asset-based lending and secured loan transactions.

Brian advises on a wide range of finance matters including performing and non-performing loan acquisitions and financings, securitisations, CLOs, covered bonds, restructurings, refinancings, development loans, warehouse facilities, asset-based lending and secured loan transactions.

Legal 500 UK distinguishes Brian as “highly recommended” for securitisation.

Representative experience includes advising:

  • Funds and financing banks on NPL portfolio acquisitions and financings across Europe including Project Jaipur, Project Goya, Project Virage, Project Koala, Project Flash, Project River, Project Phoenix, Project Leinster & Munster, Project Finn, Project Neptune, Project Deepsea and Project Rapide
  • KKR Credit on NPL loan acquisitions and structured financings
  • Deutsche Bank on numerous NPL portfolio acquisitions and financings
  • Davidson Kempner on the acquisition and securitisation of a portfolio of non-conforming mortgage loans as well as other NPL portfolio acquisitions in the UK and Ireland
  • Apollo on their European CLOs
  • Barclays, Credit Suisse, JP Morgan and Lloyds Bank on the UK Government’s student loan securitisation
  • Arrangers and Joint Lead Managers on various ABS warehouses and securitisations
  • Barclays as the most significant stakeholder in the Theatre 1 and Theatre 2 whole business securitisations relating to General Healthcare Group (value in excess of £1.5 billion), which Debtwire described as arguably the most complex European securitisation restructuring
  • The dealers on Lloyds’ credit card and RMBS master trust securitisation programmes
  • The arranger and dealers on Barclays’ credit card and RMBS master trust securitisation programmes
  • Lloyds Bank as arranger on a number of UK auto-loan securitisations

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