George Kiladze

George Kiladze


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 5691

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

George has experience in structured finance transactions and derivatives and their related restructurings, working on a range of asset classes including automotive receivables, SME loans, point-of-sale financing receivables, consumer receivables, residential and commercial mortgages and student loans. He has advised a variety of key participants on these transactions, including lenders, arrangers, originators, monoline and bond wrap insurers, liquidity facility providers, funds and swap counterparties, as well as intermediaries in debt portfolio sales. 

George also has experience advising participants in distressed and restructuring scenarios.

In 2017, George was seconded to FCE Bank where he assisted with the bank's private and public securitisation transactions in the UK and Europe, and helped negotiate the template variation margin credit support annexes with the bank's swap counterparties.

Education and admissions


MSc Law and Accounting, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2014

LL.B., Durham University, 2013

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Related industries

Financial Institutions

Related practices

Capital Markets

Related areas of focus

Securitization and Structured Finance

Representative experience

A leading U.S. multinational investment bank on a €300m private warehouse for an Irish residential mortgage portfolio and subsequent take-out into a public securitisation.

A leading U.S. investment bank on the securitisation of a £125m portfolio of point-of-sale financing receivables originated in the UK. 

A leading UK tech-driven motor insurance group on a reorganisation and refinancing of a number of PIK facilities.

A leading U.S. structured finance guarantor on the restructuring of a number of wrapped bonds and securitisations.

A global fixed income investment management firm on a securitisation of a pool of £100m of residential mortgages in the UK.

A leading UK investment bank as a swap counterparty on the restructuring of a large complex commercial mortgage backed securitisation on a sheltered accommodation portfolio.

Lloyds as arranger on an STS securitisation of a portfolio of PCP contracts from a UK auto originator.

A leading UK investment bank in a back-to-back arrangement for the purchase and sale of a portfolio of "lender option borrower option" loans.

A U.S. institutional asset manager in relation to its acquisition of a back book and front book of Irish personal and student loans.

A Swedish platform as the servicer on an insured notes issuance backed by a risk participation in a loan from an African multilateral development bank.

A German multinational investment bank as senior lender under a €30m total return note issuance agreement funding the acquisition of a portfolio of Spanish bank branches.

Volkswagen Financial Services on a number of securitisation transactions, including Driver U.K. Master on its £4bn securitisation programme of UK automotive receivables.

A U.S. multinational investment bank as the investor in a €30m securitisation of continental SME loans originated by a peer to peer lending platform.

A leading UK insurance company on an internal restructuring of receivables to qualify for matching adjustment treatment under Solvency II.

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