Ogier Global, Structured Finance Services

Our experienced, responsive and flexible multi-jurisdictional teams work seamlessly with our legal colleagues on all forms of debt capital market transactions using BVI, Cayman, Guernsey, Jersey and Luxembourg structures.

We work with investors, corporates and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions that manage the complexity of the modern debt capital markets and which respond to clients' unique needs. This includes utilising special purpose vehicles (SPVs), including bankruptcy remote orphan SPVs, for specialist and sovereign debt issues, covered, high yield and investment grade bond issues, note programs, syndicated loans and re-packs.

Our offering covers all SPV administration and management services, including the provision of independent directors. Services include:

  • SPV and trust incorporation
  • Corporate and individual independent directors
  • Assistance with bank account opening, provision of authorised signatories
  • Transaction management and document review
  • Preparation and distribution of key notices (e.g. utilisation requests)
  • Acting as process agent

Services

Facility Agent/Paying Agent

Ogier Global coordinates activities relating to loan facilities, such as processing utilisation requests and coordination and payment of third party fees and expenses. For private issuances, Ogier Global can assist with paying or arranging payment of principal and interest to bond or noteholders.

Share Trustee / Orphan Ownership

Ogier Global can establish and provide corporate trustee services to charitable and purpose trusts (including STAR trusts) to hold orphan SPV structures.

Registrar

For private debt issuances, Ogier Global can undertake KYC on noteholders, maintain the register of noteholders and record the transfer of interests between parties.

Regulatory & Compliance

Ogier Global can provide a full suite of regulatory and compliance services to issuers and borrowers, including compliance with Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) obligations including US FATCA and CRS.

Ogier Global can provide securitization vehicles with a tailored compliance framework to comply with their anti-money laundering (AML) and Counter Terrorism Financing (CFT) regime requirements. Find out more about the range of services provided here.

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Ogier Global can undertake SPV accounting, financial statement preparation and audit liaison. Find out more about the range of services provided here.

LEI Registration

Ogier Global can assist clients in obtaining and renewing Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) Codes which are often required to identify parties to financial transactions, including SWAP arrangements.

Process Agent

We offer process agent services for clients who require a third party to accept legal proceedings on their behalf. Our process agent services are available to clients who may or may not be using our lawyers on a transaction. Our appointment procedure is straightforward thanks to our technologically advanced client service platform. We can offer process agent services to our clients 24 hours a day, through our network of offices.

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