Sanjev advises on capital markets, derivatives, restructuring, securitisation and structured finance matters.

He has acted for leading financial institutions and investment funds, as well as a number of corporates, on a broad range of capital raising and investment transactions, including:

  • debt, equity-linked and hybrid capital markets issues
  • securitisations (RMBS, CMBS, CLOs and Synthetic CDOs)
  • derivatives (OTC and Exchange-Traded)
  • distressed investments and restructurings
  • cross-border structured finance

Highlights include advising:

  • Apollo, Citadel, Fortress, Magnetar and Och-Ziff on investments in a range of performing and distressed financial assets and platforms
  • Deutsche Bank on the sale of a large mortgage portfolio into the Rochester securitisation platform
  • Fortress on the asset-backed financing of a Nordic consumer credit business
  • Highbridge on the asset-backed financing of its acquisition of a lease receivables portfolio and business
  • Magnetar on the establishment of a joint venture to invest in structured credit assets
  • Nordea on the synthetic securitisation of a corporate loan portfolio
  • Paratus AMC on the warehouse financing of its UK mortgage lending business

He is listed as a leading individual in the 'Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives' section of both Chambers UK, 2016 and Chambers Global, 2015; and also in the 'Derivatives and structured products' section of The Legal 500, 2015.

Sanjev is a member of various working groups established by FMLC and AFME.


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