Allens partners have led many of the groundbreaking securitisation deals in Australia and Asia since the 1980s. We act for arrangers, issuers, underwriters, dealers, credit enhancers, trustees, facility providers, swap providers and originators on domestic and offshore issues.

We are acknowledged as the benchmark securitisation firm in Australia, having advised on key deals across all asset classes. We regularly advise on a range of matters, including residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), Net Interest Margins (NIM), auto and fleet receivables, trade/inventory receivables, collaterised debt obligations (CDOs), aircraft lease, public private partnerships (PPP) and other asset types. Our team combines superior technical expertise with innovative, clear thinking to provide cost-effective solutions to the most complex legal problems. Our user-friendly approach facilitates transaction execution within the tightest timeframes and ensures our clients achieve their commercial objectives.

Leading innovation

Our innovative approach has meant that we have been at the forefront of a number of Australian firsts in the securitisation arena.

Our list of firsts
Transaction Client
First securitisation of a car rental business in Australia Westpac
First auto operating securitisation in Australia ANZ
First true auto securitisation – loan, CHP and finance leases ORIX/Sanwa
First auto securitisation by an Australian bank St.George
First euro securitisation for an Australian bank Westpac
First global securitisation for any Australian issuer Westpac
First fully tax effective lease securitisation in Australia SG Australia
First aircraft securitisation in Australia SG Australia
First corporate loan securitisation in Australia SG Australia
First securitisation by an Australian bank Westpac
First margin loan securitisation in the world Westpac
First charge card securitisation in Australia Diners Club/CSFB
First euro ABS securitisation of Australian assets SG Australia
First credit card securitisation in Australia BT Australia
First cross-border securitisation from Australia BT Australia