Stephen advises on loans, acquisition finance, general banking, capital markets and a wide range of corporate treasury work. Areas include securitisation, structured finance, derivatives, project finance and leasing and other asset finance techniques. He advises corporate treasury departments and banks on a broad range of financing transactions and their corporate aspects.
Stephen’s clients are based in the UK and across Europe. They include Aviva, Diageo, Electrolux, Ericsson, Metsäliitto, Nordea, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Standard Life Aberdeen and AB Volvo. In particular he focuses on the Nordic countries (having spent time based in Sweden).
In the pensions and insurance space, Stephen has developed a leading practice in derivatives, longevity hedging and other structured solutions for insurance companies, banks and pension funds.
Stephen is a past Co-chair of the Banking Law Committee of the IBA and an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. He is a member of a number of cross-disciplinary committees in the City of London. He is currently focussing on the move of financial products from LIBOR to risk free rates.
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