Daily News: April 7, 2014

Mayer Brown Named Structured Finance Team of The Year

Mayer Brown announced International Financial Law Review named the firm Structured Finance and Securitization Team of the Year at the 2014 IFLR Americas Awards.

In addition, Mayer Brown advised on two matters named Deals of the Year by IFLR.

IFLR Asia Awards Restructuring Deal of the Year: Mayer Brown JSM advised the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) on its application to the High Court in the UK for sanction of a scheme of arrangement with creditors pursuant to a U.S. $600 million facility, the first time that a Vietnamese company has made use of an English scheme of arrangement as a restructuring tool; and IFLR Americas Awards Structured Finance.

Securitization Deal of the Year: Mayer Brown represented Morgan Stanley as structuring lead underwriter on the securitization by Citibank and Banco Santander of their global trade finance portfolios.