60 Wall St., 2nd Fl.
New York, NY 10005-2858

P: (212) 250-2267
F: (212)797-4655


  • Frank Fazio: Managing Director
  • Michele Foresti: Head, Structured Trading:
  • Stuart Smith: Managing Director
  • Stephen Byrne : Head Distressed Trading, Europe


Deutsche Bank AG is one of the largest financial institutions in the world and the largest bank in Germany. The bank’s New Issue and Asset Finance team, part of the bank’s Global Credit division, has teams based in New York and London. The team originates, structures and markets asset-backed securities and receivables financing. The Asset Finance & Leasing (AFL) group offers structured and non-traditional asset financing solutions across a wide range of industry sectors. Recent asset-based lending facilities include:

  • $100 million facility for a US real estate developer.
  • $315 million loan for an automobile part manufacturer. The transaction was financed by a bank consortium consisting Barclays PLC, Bank of America Corporation, and Deutsche Bank AG.

Size of Loans

  • $15,000,000 plus


  • Automotive
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Other
  • Technology

Recent Transactions

BorrowerIndustryAmount (M)QuarterYear
OSI Restaurant PartnersOperator/Restaurant1225.042012
Leap Wireless InternationalProvider/Wireless Services400.042012
Essar Steel AlgomaManufacturer/Rolled Steel Products350.032012
NGL Energy PartnersOperator/Energy Business650.022012
RailAmericaOperator/Short-Line, Regional Freight Railroads585.012012
TronoxProducer/Titanium Dioxide Pigment700.012012
Health Management AssociatesProvider/Healthcare Services2625.042011
Level 3 FinancingProvider/Communications Services650.032011
Coffeyville ResourcesOperator/Refinery250.012011
Massey EnergyProvider/Coal200.042010
Telx GroupProvider/Business Exchange Services175.022010
KKR Financial HoldingsPublicly Traded Specialty Finance Company210.022010
Targa Resources IncProvider/Natural Gas Liquid Services700.042009
Omega Healthcare Investors IncInvestor/Long-Term Care Industry200.032009
Hexcel CorpManufacturer/Structural Materials300.022009
Town Sports International Holdings, Inc.Operator/Fitness Clubs260.012007
Shuffle MasterGaming supply company100.042006
Gladstone Ivestment CorporationInvestment Company100.042006
PAETEC Corp.Supplier/Communications Solutions400.022006
American Media, Inc.Publisher/Consumer Magazines60.012006