Katten represented Ford Automotive Finance (China), a Ford Motor Credit Company subsidiary, in its $130 million loan securitization, which was recognized as a 2014 "Deal of the Year" by China Business Law Journal. It was the first securitization transaction originated by a wholly foreign owned company in China and the first retail auto mortgage loan securitization transaction under the third round credit assets securitization pilot program. It was also Ford Automotive Finance (China)'s first retail auto mortgage loan securitization deal in China. Structured Finance and Securitization partner Joseph Topolski represented Ford Credit in this transaction with assistance from China practice head Feng Xue. ("Deals of the Year," December 2014/January 2015)