King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) has a market-leading practice in asset securitisation
Our award-winning finance team is always at the forefront of the highly developed market, whether in terms of frontier research on regulatory changes, or provision of innovative financing solutions to the most complex and sophisticated transactions in the market.
Our sizeable team equipped with profound and extensive expertise makes us an industry leader in the finance sector in China. We are one of the leading law firms in the Chinese market in advising clients on securitisation and structured finance. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in all aspects of public and private offerings of structured finance products (including asset-backed securities/asset-backed notes/private structured finance) and have worked with our clients on a number of first-of-its-kind asset securitisation projects in China.
Since 2005 when the asset securitisation was first introduced in China, KWM has been an active and leading player in many pioneering structured finance projects in China. We advise originators, trustees, underwriters, domestic and international rating agencies and investors on multiple aspects of financial asset securitisation, and deliver the latest and most innovative industry insights to our clients. Our services in asset securitisation cover corporate loans, housing mortgages, auto mortgages, consumer loans, note assets, non-performing loans, accounts receivables from financial leasing, small loan claims, entrusted loans, trade receivables, income from utility charging and property management fees, final payment/instalment of mortgages on property sales, commercial property rents and income from education fee. We are currently assisting clients with the first batch of public offerings of the REIT funds.
We advise clients on all legal aspects of asset securitisation and structured finance throughout the project from preliminary research and demonstration, preparation, issuance to post-project management. Leveraging our solid expertise, extensive project experience and understanding of regulatory changes, we provide clients with the legal services tailored to their commercial needs, including transaction structuring, due diligence, drafting and negotiations of transaction documents, communications and interactions with the regulators, advisory on related matters and issuance of legal opinions.