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Saugata Mukherjee

T: +65 6622 9695 Email Saugata | Vcard Office: Singapore

Awards

Leading Individual for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Leading Individual for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Recommended Lawyer for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Recommended Lawyer for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Leading individual for Aviation Finance - International Firms - Singapore

Leading individual for Aviation Finance - International Firms - Singapore

Saugata Mukherjee Partner

Contact details

Saugata Mukherjee

T: +65 6622 9695 Email Saugata | Vcard Office: Singapore

A structured and asset finance expert with a particular focus on aviation finance. Saugata also advises clients in respect of structured products, derivatives and general banking matters.
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Saugata acts for banks, lessors, funds and airlines. He led on the development of tax-driven aircraft financing structures in Europe. His experience includes secured lending structures, ECA-backed bond and loan financings, portfolio acquisitions, pre-delivery payment (PDP) financings and operating leases.

He has advised on financings of other asset classes, including equipment, petroleum platforms and transportation assets.

Saugata also has expertise in all classes of OTC derivatives, including equities, credit, commodities, fx products, structured repos and stock loans. He has represented banks and funds on bond-financed city developments, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs), margin-lending trades and structured investment vehicles.

Saugata advised on the first Coface-backed bond issuance to finance ATR aircraft which won Airfinance Deal of the Year for Export Credit 2015.

"commercial, pragmatic, very smart and an excellent – and very diplomatic – negotiator."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015
  • Aviation finance
  • Derivatives and structured finance
  • Commodities
  • Finance

Financing and leasing

Advising banks, funds, lessors and airlines on their financings (including secured lending structures, JOLCOs, SOLs and other tax products), bond financings, operating leases and remarketing projects.

Aircraft trading

Representing lessors and airlines on aircraft sales and acquisitions, including portfolio trades.

OEM contracts, business jets and equipment leasing

Acting for banks, lessors, airlines and high net worth individuals on OEM contracts, business jet financings and equipment leasing.

More: Aviation finance

Structured products

Acting on asset-backed structures, including secured loans, commodity financings, securitisations, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

OTC derivatives

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans.

Hedging solutions

Providing hedging solutions to clients in financings including banks and corporate treasuries.

More: Derivatives and structured finance

Commodity financings

Representing banks and commodity trading houses on commodity-backed financings, including secured lending structures, off-take agreements, over-the-counter (OTC) derivative products and commodity repo structures (using LME warrants).

OTC derivatives

Advising clients on hedging and financing strategies for commodities, using over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including bullion and emissions allowance trades.

Commodity ETFs

Advising banks and investors on commodity-backed exchange traded funds (ETFs).

More: Commodities

Aviation and equipment finance

Advising banks, funds, lessors and airlines on their financings (including secured lending structures, JOLCOs, SOLs and other tax products), bond financings, operating leases, portfolio acquisitions & disposals and remarketing projects.

Derivatives and structured products

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans. Acting on asset-backed structures, including secured loans, commodity financings, securitisations, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Project finance

Leading negotiations for investors in project finance transactions including advising consortiums in securitised project finance deals.

More: Finance
  • Aviation
  • Banks and banking
  • Funds and financial services

Financing and leasing

Advising banks, funds, lessors and airlines on their financings (including secured lending structures, JOLCOs, SOLs and other tax products), bond financings, operating leases, portfolio disposals and remarketing projects.

Aircraft trading

Representing lessors and airlines on aircraft sales and acquisitions, including portfolio trades.

OEM contracts, business jets and equipment leasing

Acting for banks, lessors, airlines and high net worth individuals on OEM contracts, business jet financings and equipment leasing.

More: Aviation

Loans and bonds

Advising banks, funds and borrowers on secured lending structures and bond issuances.

OTC derivatives

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans.

Structured products

Acting on asset-backed structures, including secured loans, commodity financings, securitisations, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

More: Banks and banking

Structured products

Acting on asset-backed structures, including secured loans, commodity financings, securitisations, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

OTC derivatives

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans.

Hedging solutions

Providing hedging solutions to clients in financings including banks and corporate treasuries.

More: Funds and financial services
  • Southeast Asia
  • Asia
  • Europe

Aviation finance

Advising banks, funds, lessors and airlines on their financings (including secured lending structures, JOLCOs and other tax products), bond financings, operating leases, portfolio acquisitions & disposals and remarketing projects.

Derivatives

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans.

Structured products and commodities

Acting on asset-backed structures, including secured loans, commodity financings, securitisations, collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

More: Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia

Acting for clients in Southeast Asia on both aviation finance matters and providing hedging solutions for their financings (using derivatives products).

Japan and South Korea

Acting for investors in Japan and South Korea on aviation finance transactions, including secured lending structures, JOLCOs, bond financings and operating leases.

South Asia

Acting for clients investing in South Asia on aviation finance matters, structured products, project finance and derivatives matters.

More: Asia

Aviation finance

Advising European clients investing into Asia on aviation finance deals.

Derivatives and structured products

Advising clients across all classes of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives, including equities, credit, currencies, interest rates and commodities. Also, representing clients on structured repos and stock loans.

Project finance

Leading negotiations for investors in project finance transactions, including advising consortiums in securitised project finance deals.

More: Europe

Awards

Leading Individual for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Leading Individual for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Recommended Lawyer for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Recommended Lawyer for Asset finance: Foreign firms

Leading individual for Aviation Finance - International Firms - Singapore

Leading individual for Aviation Finance - International Firms - Singapore

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11 Jan 2016

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Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance advises on landmark aviation finance transaction

Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance has advised Transportation Partners on the world's first-ever Coface guaranteed bond transaction financing ATR aircraft.

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