Andrea Salsi | London | Hogan Lovells

Andrea Salsi

Senior Associate Corporate & Finance


English, Italian


Andrea Salsi
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Andrea Salsi is part of the Corporate Finance group based in London and works in the debt capital markets team, focusing on securitisation transactions, where he has gained solid experience acting for originators, arrangers and investors across several jurisdictions and in respect of numerous asset classes (including auto loans and hire-purchase agreements, RMBS, Trade receivables, Equipment lease agreements, Consumer Loans, BTL and non-conforming loans, NPLs,  and Credit Cards).

Andrea was seconded to HSBC Bank plc in 2017-2018 working with the Structured Finance Transaction Management Group and, before joining Hogan Lovells, was seconded to Barclays Bank PLC to assist the Milan Treasury team in respect of their first secured and unsecured bond issuances.

Representative experience

Volkswagen Financial Services on the annual update of £10 bn receivables securitisation programmes through Driver UK Master C2, including the first UK auto STS securitisation (2016-2021)

Volkswagen Financial Services on several of its securitisations of UK automotive receivables through Driver UK Multi-Compartment S.A. (2016-2021) 

Volkswagen Financial Services on the establishment and update of its Driver UK Master C3 (2016-2021)

Advised major French and Spanish banks in respect of a number of UK term ABS transactions of UK auto-receivables (2016-2021)

Advised major European Banks in respect of several securitisation transactions of Polish auto and equipment assets (2016-2021)

Advised major European and global banks on the set up of a multi-jurisdiction securitisation of trade receivables (2019-2021) and amendments to existing trade receivables transactions (2019-2021)

Advised a major U.S. bank on a UK RMBS transaction (2019)

Advised a major global bank on a securitisation transaction of UK non-conforming mortgage loans (2018-2020)

Advised a major UK bank on its pre-positioning of an unsecured personal loan portfolio (2018-2020)

Advised a UK consumer loan lender on its pre-positioning of an unsecured personal loan portfolio (2021)

Advised HSBC Bank plc on several Italian NPLs' securitisation transactions (2019 - on secondment)

Advised a major French bank on a number of repackages of cross currency swaps (2016-2017)

Advised the Italian subsidiary of a large Chinese energy company on the issuance of a secured bond admitted to trading on the ExtraMot market (2016)

Advised a UK listed company in respect of the issuance of a convertible bond (2016)

Advised major US funds in respect of RMBS of buy-to-let and owner-occupied residential mortgage loans to non-conforming borrowers (2015)

Advised a UK vehicle finance company originating sub-prime hire purchase contracts on a securitisation-based asset-backed warehouse funding (2015)

Advised a major financial institution acting as arranger on a tap issue of a secured floating rate bond, financing acquisition of UK student accommodations (2015)

Advised a UK company in setting up of a platform to originate UK mortgage loans and the drafting its mortgage origination documents (2015)

Advised a UK company on UK RMBS issuance of buy-to-let mortgage loans secured on UK residential property (2015)

Advised a UK mortgage originator in respect of several UK RMBS transaction of UK prime residential loans (2015)

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • M.A. in Law (First Class), Bocconi University
  • B.A. in Law (First Class), Bocconi University
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Solicitor, England and Wales
  • Italy
Court admissions
  • England and Wales