Adam Farrell

Counsel, London



Adam Farrell advises arrangers, sponsors, issuers and investors on securitisations including collateralised loan obligations, all types of consumer asset-backed securities, residential mortgage-backed securities, commercial mortgage-backed securities, trade receivables and esoteric assets classes, as well as on regulatory and other aspects of financing matters. Adam also advises clients on ESG and sustainability matters including all aspects of the European Green Deal.

Adam was seconded to the CLO structuring desk of BNP Paribas in 2018 and has experience of structuring and modelling CLO transactions.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor, England and Wales
Ireland (non-practicing)
Legal Practice Course
College of Law
College of Law
Master of Arts
University of Oxford


Representative transactions including advising:

Various arrangers and managers on more than 40 EUR CLOs. Recent transactions include advising on the following:

  • BNP Paribas as arranger on multiple CLOs
  • Morgan Stanley as arranger of Barings CLO 2021-2 for Barings *
  • Bank of America as arranger on multiple CLOs
  • Jefferies International as co-arranger of Aurium CLO X for Spire *
  • Mizuho International on its inaugural European CLO, co-arranging Aurium CLO X for Spire *
  • Citibank as arranger of Ares XV for Ares *
  • PGIM as collateral manager of its recent European CLOs *
  • Partners Group as collateral manager of its recent European CLOs *
  • Neuberger Berman as collateral manager on its inaugural European CLO *
  • MV Credit as collateral manager of its recent European CLOs *

Mizuho Bank Ltd. on its private leveraged loan securitisation programme *

UBS as senior lender on a fund finance facility to a credit fund *

Greater Pacific Capital as borrower and manager on a fund finance facility provided by the US Development Finance Corporation *

GSO Blackstone on the leverage facilities for their European direct lending funds

Multiple originators on 144A securitisations of diamond inventory and associated receivables

Amigo Holdings PLC on the establishment of their GBP 200 million guarantor loan securitisation programme

TPG Sixth Street Partners LLP as sponsor and Zodiac Holdings, LLC and Nucleus Investments, LLC as risk retainers in respect of the CMBS notes issued by ERNA S.R.L. backed by Italian real estate

Trafigura on the establishment of the world's first "true sale" commodities securitisation programme financing crude oil and refined metals inventories in jurisdictions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

*Matters while working at another firm