Nick is a finance partner who advises clients on a wide range of structured financings and derivatives.
He has significant experience in the following areas:
Securitisation and warehousing
Receivables finance and supply chain finance
Collateralised financing and risk transfer trades
Financing of specialty finance and fintech platforms
Preferred equity and junior debt financing of real estate businesses
Loan portfolio sales
FX, rates, equity, credit and commodity derivatives
Repo and stock lending
Margin loans, collars and other financings of listed equities
Fund finance including subscription line facilities, GP support facilities and NAV facilities
He participates actively in industry bodies and speaks regularly at events on matters such as the implications of regulation on the finance sector and specialty finance. He hosts the Alternative Finance Investor Roadshow, which is a leading forum for the non-bank finance sector. Nick is listed as a “Leading Lawyer” by Legal 500 UK 2020 and states that “Nick Stainthorpe consistently excels. He has a strong commercial focus and a thorough understanding of both the law and complex transactional processes. He builds strong client relationships through a very open, two-way communication process.” Legal 500 UK 2019 states that Nick “has very broad experience, is approachable and finds creative solutions to any problems while balancing legal risks”. Nick joined the firm in October 2012.
Listed as a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 UK for Derivatives and structured products, 2020-2021