Alex Collins is a special counsel in the Capital Markets Group in Cadwalader's London office.
Alex focuses on structured finance, with an emphasis on CLOs. He has acted on a wide range of cross-border structured finance transactions and in respect of CLOs, has represented arrangers, asset managers and warehouse finance providers in connection with a variety of European CLO 2.0 transactions and warehouse facilities.
Alex has been working on CLO transactions since the resurgence of the European CLO market a number of years ago and has advised on numerous public CLO transactions, warehouses and related transactions such as the establishment of originator retention structures and retention financings.
Before joining Cadwalader, Alex was with a Magic Circle firm for seven years. He was also seconded to the legal structured finance teams of two leading investment banks.
Alex has been recognised as a Rising Star in both the seventh edition of Legal Media Group’s ‘Rising Stars’ as part of its Expert Guides series as well as in the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2021 European Awards. Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK also recognise Alex as being “a rising star who understands the commercial aspects of a transaction and can explain them succinctly, and is pragmatic and focuses on finding solutions that work”.
Alex is admitted to practice in England and Wales.