Baker McKenzie advises ZKB and Credit Suisse with issuance of asset-backed notes

Baker McKenzie advised Zürcher Kantonalbank and Credit Suisse acting as joint arrangers, joint bookrunners and joint lead managers in connection with the issuance by First Swiss Mobility 2022-1 of CHF 218,800,000 2.43% asset-backed Class A Notes due 2031, CHF 22,400,000 4.00% asset-backed Class B Notes due 2031 and CHF 14,900,000 6.00% asset-backed Class C Notes due 2031.

The Notes which are backed by a portfolio of Swiss auto lease assets originated by Multilease are issued under English law and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange. The transaction closed on 16 December 2022 and follows a series of auto lease securitisation transactions by Multilease performed in 2017, 2019 and 2020.

With regard to Swiss law, the Baker McKenzie Zurich team was led by Ansgar Schott (partner, corporate finance, pictured) and further included Sammy Guidoum (associate, corporate finance), Lukas Brügger (associate, corporate finance) and Andrea Bolliger (counsel, tax). Baker McKenzie London has been advising on all aspects of English law.