Sullivan & Cromwell's Structured Finance Group has played a leading role in the structured finance industry, executing groundbreaking transactions involving an exhaustive variety of assets.
S&C's multidisciplinary approach is crucial to client success: Structured finance experts work with colleagues in the Securities, Banking, Tax, Bankruptcy, Real Estate and other groups in order to best serve the needs of the transaction at hand. The Group offers comprehensive, strategic, big-picture advice on all issues raised by structured finance projects, from conception to execution.
The Firm boasts a global reach. With its international presence, including 13 offices worldwide, and long-standing relationships with leading law firms around the world, the Firm is uniquely qualified to provide legal advice on cross-border transactions.
S&C has worked on transactions involving a wide range of asset types, including:
  • commercial loans,
  • derivatives,
  • bonds and corporate debt,
  • commercial real estate,
  • commercial and residential mortgages,
  • life insurance and annuities, and
  • consumer loans.

The Group has repackaged these assets using a number of techniques, including:
  • synthetic securitizations;
  • participation arrangements;
  • insurance contracts; and
  • credit, equity and other derivatives.