Laura Asbati

Laura Asbati


Email [email protected]​

Phone +33 1 53 67 47 56

Fax +33 1 53 67 47 48

LanguagesEnglish, French, Spanish

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Laura is a Partner in the Paris International Debt Capital Markets team.

Laura has significant experience in structured finance, securitisation and capital markets in a range of sectors, both in France and internationally.

Before joining Hogan Lovells, Laura spent eleven years in the Finance team of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris.

Awards and recognitions


'Up and Coming' in Capital Markets: Structured Finance (France)
Chambers Global


Capital Markets: Debt Capital Markets
Legal 500 EMEA


Derivatives and Structured Finance, France, Recommended
Legal 500 EMEA


Derivatives and Structured Finance, France, Rising Stars
Legal 500 EMEA

Education and admissions


D.E.S.S., Business Law, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole, DJCE

MA Law, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole, specialising in business law

Masters in Applied Foreign Languages, University of Toulouse Jean Jaurès, (English/Spanish)

Bar admissions and qualifications


Representative experience

Advising a pool of international and French banks on the structuring and successive upsizes of a USD1bn asset-backed facility for a leading worldwide shipping group.

Advising one of the largest German banks (NY Branch) in the setting-up of a $60m asset-backed facility for the world’s largest independent common carrier.

Advising a leading French bank in renewing a €400m pan-European off-balance sheet securitisation programme of trade receivables by a global leader in water treatment.

Advising Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management in setting up a €600m pan-European infrastructure debt fund (BRIDGE) qualifying as a “fonds de prêt à l’économie”.

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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