Salvia is an English qualified lawyer and an associate in the Firm's Capital Markets group specialising in complex structured finance transactions.
Salvia advises on a broad range of structured finance matters including sukuk transactions, cash and synthetic securitisations, warehouse financings, asset-based lending transactions and loan portfolio acquisitions and financings (performing and non-performing). She represents both domestic and international clients such as financial institutions, investment funds and corporates covering asset classes such as residential mortgages, corporate and consumer loans, auto loans, credit card receivables, trade receivables and diamond receivables.
Representative transactions include advising:
Goldman Sachs International on an up to US$150 million warehouse securitisation of buy now, pay later receivables originated by Nakhla for Information Technology Systems LLC (Tamara) in Saudi Arabia. This was a first of a kind structured finance transaction in the Middle East.
Hertz in connection with the €1.1 billion securitisation of their rental car fleets in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain as well as the securitisation of their car rental fleets in the UK and Australia.
The European Investment Fund in connection with a synthetic securitisation of a €2 billion portfolio of loans originated by an Italian bank to Italian SMEs, mid-caps and corporates.
Five multinational banks as lenders on a $1.5 billion pan-European trade receivables programme for a Fortune-500 multinational conglomerate involving aviation, healthcare, power and renewables receivables originated in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland. Advised three multinational banks as lenders on the subsequent refinancing of the programme.*
Two multinational banks as lenders on a €300 million multijurisdictional trade receivables programme for a global chemical company involving receivables originated in Poland, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and the United States.*
Banco Santander and the other joint lead managers in the seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth securitisations of Finnish auto hire purchase contracts originated by Santander Consumer Finance Oy. The amount of securities issued was €665 million, €799 million and €650 million respectively.*
Citigroup and Merrill Lynch as arrangers and joint lead managers and the other joint lead managers on six note issuances of up to £1.5 billion under Clydesdale Bank's £20 billion Lanark RMBS master trust programme and various updates to the programme.*
Stargems DMCC, a diamond trading company established in the Dubai Multi Commodity Centre, on a diamond receivables securitisation.
*experience prior to joining White & Case