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Alexander Shopov

Finance Partner, London

I focus on securitisation, multi-source debt platforms (bonds, loans and swaps) and loan portfolio sales. I also specialise in legal structures for the monetisation of non-transferrable financial assets.

Overview

Professional experience

Education and qualifications

Overview

Alex is a finance partner, based in London, who specialises in securitisation (RMBS, ABS and ABCP), multi-source debt platforms (in particular, in the utilities sector) and loan portfolio sales (including their financing). Alex is also experienced in the monetisation of non-standard asset classes and financial assets considered more difficult to securitise.

In 2006, Alex spent nine months on secondment with RBS, with a focus on securitisation.

Work highlights
  • Cerberus on the £4bn TPMF 2019-Granite4 UK RMBS 
  • Cerberus on the acquisition financings of GE Money Bank in France 
  • DavidsonKempner on the first non-bank NPL securitisation in Portugal
  • DBS Bank on the establishment of the first Singapore covered bond programme 
  • Lloyds Bank on the first UK Private Finance Initiative (PFI) loan securitisation 
  • a petrochemicals company on its ABCP receivables securitisation, combined with an innovative supply chain financing option 
  • a financial sponsor on the innovative senior financing of a mixed portfolio of Spanish real estate loans and REOs
  • South East Water on its whole business securitisation programme
     

Professional experience

Alex chaired the governing body of a large Hackney primary school experiencing difficulties and lead a turnaround programme. During his eight years a governor and five years as Chair, Alex saw the school rise from the bottom of Hackney’s exam results chart to being in the top 3. At the end of Alex’s second full term as governor, the school also commissioned an OFSTED-like inspection which came out with an ‘outstanding’ rating, marking a successful turnaround process.

Education and qualifications

Alex studied law at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge.