Cadwalader Recognized as Market Leader in 2020 ABS and CLO Rankings Among Industry Publications

January 27, 2021

Cadwalader ranked number one or two in all three – Global, U.S. and European – Creditflux CLO Arranger Counsel tables for 2020. The firm also ranked among the leading Manager Counsel in all three geographic categories, reflecting its market-leading transatlantic position. In total, the firm had 126 global transactions valued at over $46 billion.

Cadwalader was also recognized by Asset-Backed Alert as a leading firm in the CLO Arranger, CLO Manager and ABS categories as part of its tables that were also released in January. In 2020, the firm closed on nearly $20 billion in ABS transactions with a focus on renewable energy assets.

“While the pandemic caused everyone in the market to pivot in 2020, we are proud of what we were able to accomplish with our clients, which is a testament to our long-term and deep real-world experience in these securitized asset classes,” said Michael Gambro, co-chair of Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group.

“These results are also a reflection of our close partnership with our clients and their teams’ exceptional acumen and capabilities,” added Stuart Goldstein, co-chair of Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group.

Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group, including attorneys in New York, Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and London, is recognized as a premier global legal advisor in securitization and structured finance. The team represents investment banks, issuers, funds and private equity sponsors in structuring and executing transactions across a broad array of structured products and asset classes, including ABS, CLOs, CMBS, CRE CLOs, RMBS, structured workout financings and whole loan sales.