Elian International Finance and SFM Europe are already individually recognised in the field of structured finance. Elian's presence in Cayman and the Middle East complements SFM's established European services, providing wider reach. By combining the skills, knowledge and experience of the two teams we have created an even stronger offering.

We provide corporate services to all types of onshore and offshore vehicles. These include trusts, partnerships, cell and compartment companies and special purpose vehicles (SPVs) established on behalf of major institutions and alternative finance providers. These are typically for the purpose of engaging in securitisations, structured financings and other capital markets transactions, as well as asset acquisitions, disposals and restructurings.

We have an in depth knowledge and expertise of debt and equity funded structures, including:

  • Aircraft leasing and other asset finance
  • Asset backed securities
  • Bond purchase and stripped coupon transactions using limited partnerships
  • Regulatory capital including Tier One Capital Structures
  • Cashbox and other preference share funded transactions
  • CDOs / CLOs / CBOs / CFOs
  • Commercial paper programmes
  • Exchange traded commodities and notes
  • Exchangeable convertible debt securities
  • Hybrid structures
  • Insurance converter and transformer companies
  • Islamic funding structures
  • Medium term note programmes
  • Multi issuer programmes
  • Repackaged note / bond structures
  • Securitisation and structured note issuance
  • Structured credit funds and note programmes
  • Supply chain securitisation

The core corporate services that we provide to structured finance vehicles include:

  • Incorporation / establishment
  • Registered office
  • Directors (corporate and individual)
  • Company secretary
  • Corporate and trust administration
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Corporate trustee
  • Nominee shareholders
  • Service of process agent
  • Due diligence support
  • Online transaction document storage
  • Regulatory filing and reporting (including FATCA)

For more tailored transactions we provide security / note trustee, data trustee, cash administration, paying agent, custodian, registrar and loan servicing on a bespoke basis.