AZEEM SULEMANJI works across a variety of structured finance, securitisation and structured lending transactions, with a particular focus on European collateralised loan obligation (CLO) deals. Azeem also advises on the related UK/EU regulatory framework, focusing on the EU risk retention regime as it applies to both EU and US securitisation transactions. Key representations include major European and U.S. investment banks and asset managers.
In addition to his transactional work in structured finance, Azeem also has experience advising on derivatives transactions, including ISDA master agreements, master confirmations and portfolio total return and credit default swaps.
Azeem was recently recommended for Securitisation in The Legal 500 UK 2024.
Azeem spent six months on secondment to an international investment bank, supporting their European leveraged loans desk.