May 23, 2022

Mayer Brown recognized in IFLR Americas Awards 2022

Mayer Brown has been named “Team of the Year” in the Structured Finance and Securitization category in the 2022 IFLR Americas Awards. Mayer Brown also advised on a winning transaction named “Restructuring Deal of the Year.”

Team of the Year: Structured Finance and Securitization
With more than 150 structured finance lawyers in offices across the Americas, Asia and Europe, Mayer Brown has one of the largest structured finance practices in the world. The team of lawyers has securitized nearly every conceivable asset type, delivering creative, practical, business-oriented solutions no matter how a transaction evolves.

Restructuring Deal of the Year: Hertz Global

Mayer Brown represented Barclays, as administrative agent, under the $1.6 billion pre-petition Donlen ABS facility in the Hertz Chapter 11 case and, as administrative agent, under a $400 million post-petition superpriority DIP/ABS facility with respect to the Donlen fleet leasing business. The firm also represented Barclays and another major financial institution, as initial purchasers, in connection with the offering of $1 billion asset-backed notes issued by Donlen Fleet Lease Funding 2 LLC, which was consummated as part of a section 363 transaction pursuant to which Athene Holding, an affiliate of Apollo Management, acquired the Donlen fleet leasing business in the Hertz Chapter 11 case.

Mayer Brown was also shortlisted in four “Deal of the Year” categories and in the “National Law Firm of the Year: Mexico” category.

The IFLR Americas Awards recognize the most legally innovative cross-border transactions that closed in 2021 across the Americas.

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