Reed Smith LLP is a market leading international law firm with more than 1,700 lawyers across 26 offices. Reed Smith’s alternative lending practice has expertise in innovative finance structures and products, advising non-bank lenders and new challenger banks on cross-border and domestic transactions. We have advised numerous alternative finance platforms at every stage of their development from start up formation and regulatory approval to equity fund raising and securitisation. We also have a breadth of expertise in advising clients on debt financings extended by non-bank lenders, including note issuances into the private placement market, loans from insurance companies and other institutional investors. Reed Smith’s alternative finance team sits within our Financial Industry Group that contains more than 210 lawyers who provide dedicated multi-jurisdictional services to clients in the financial sector focusing on finance, funds and investment management, regulatory, tax, litigation and commercial restructuring and bankruptcy.