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Weil Gotshal & Manges (Jacky Kelly) advised UBS in connection with structuring and executing a e176m (£113.8m) synthetic collateralised debt obligation. Lead manager Schroder Salomon Smith Barney was advised by Ashurst Morris Crisp (Erica Handling).
Allen & Overy advised Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank as joint lead managers and joint bookrunners, and ABN Amro Bank as manager, of e2bn (£1.3m) worth of subordinated bonds, issued by Allianz Finance. Allianz advised in-house.
White & Case has advised the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Deutsche Verkehrsbank and a syndicate of lenders in a $195m (£133.4m) aircraft warehousing loan facility with a forward sale agreement with Iberia, represented by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Rex Rosales). Under the structure of the deal, Iberia will be able to reschedule delivery of up to six Airbus aircraft, which will be stored and maintained by Airbus, advised by Clifford Chance.