Philip Hyde is a partner in the firm’s finance practice with over 20 years of experience advising on an extensive range of debt capital markets, structured finance, derivatives and securitization transactions.
Mr. Hyde has advised on the establishment and updates of medium term note (MTN) programs, issues under MTN programs and their related swaps, convertible and exchangeable bonds, an Islamic financing transaction and international securities offerings, with significant recent experience of RMB bonds and Samurai bonds.
Mr. Hyde also has a long track record of advising on repackaging programs and transactions, credit-linked notes (CLNs), equity-linked notes (ELNs), credit-linked Loans (CLLs) and collateral debt obligations (CDOs). Mr. Hyde has a strong knowledge of derivatives with a focus on interest and exchange rate derivatives, options and forwards, credit and equity derivatives, total return swaps, repos and stock lending.
In the area of securitization, Mr. Hyde has advised on the securitization of a wide range of asset classes, including non-performing loans, consumer loans, credit card loans, auto loans, shopping credit loans, commercial and residential mortgages, real estate and whole business securitizations.
Mr. Hyde advises a wide range of clients including arrangers, dealers, issuers, trustees, hedge funds, counterparties and investors.
Mr. Hyde is widely recognized as a leading individual for debt capital markets, structured finance and securitization work in legal directories, including Chambers Global, Chambers Asia and Asia Pacific Legal 500.
Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Hyde was a partner at another international law firm and was head of their Asia Debt Capital Markets practice.