Brian Maher

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 is recognised as a Rising Star by IFLR1000 UK for Structured Finance and Securitisation and recommended for Securitisation by Legal 500 UK.

Representative experience includes advising:

  • Funds and financing banks on NPL and PL portfolio acquisitions and financings across Europe including Projects Redwood, Padstow, Pine, Henrico, Wind, Fleta, Jaipur, Goya, Virage, Koala, Flash, River, Phoenix, Leinster & Munster, Finn, Neptune, Deepsea and Rapide
  • TPG Sixth Street Partners on various asset-backed financings
  • Deutsche Bank on numerous loan portfolio acquisitions and financings
  • Apollo on their European CLOs
  • Bain Capital Credit on NPL portfolio financings
  • KKR Credit on NPL portfolio acquisitions and structured 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
  • Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, Lloyds Bank and another major financial institution on the UK Government’s student loan securitisation
  • A major financial institution 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 a major financial institution’s credit card and RMBS master trust securitisation programmes
  • Lloyds Bank as arranger on a number of UK auto-loan securitisations