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Matheson strengthens partnership with Global ABS at 20th conference

AUTHOR(S): Christian Donagh, Turlough Galvin
PRACTICE AREA GROUP: Structured Finance and Securitisation
DATE: 16.06.2016

Matheson is once again an exhibitor at the annual Global ABS conference, which takes place this week in Barcelona, Spain, 14 – 16 June.

This year’s conference is looking at new innovations and how the securitisation market is adapting to positive regulatory developments. In addition, it is exploring and discussing current issues concerning the state of the market and the financial sector as a whole. The conference has an exciting line up of keynote speakers including Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times, and Paul Tang, Member of the European Parliament.

Attending from Matheson are partners Christian Donagh and Turlough Galvin of the Structured Finance and Derivatives Group.

The conference draws attendees from a range of professions including investors, underwriters, analysts and trustees, and the 2016 programme is taking a look back at some of the historic developments in ABS.

Our Structured Finance and Derivatives Group advises international financial institutions and corporations involved in arranging and executing structured finance transactions both in and through Ireland. Recently, Matheson on a first for Europe’s securitisation market, acting as Irish legal and tax counsel, and Irish listing agent, in connection with the £129,000,000 Small Business Origination Loan Trust 2016-1 DAC (SBOLT) securitisation of UK SME loans originated through Funding Circle’s online marketplace lending platform.  Funding Circle is the largest UK marketplace lending platform and has lent more than £1.2 billion through its US and European platforms to date.


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