Mike Mascia is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets Group. He has extensive experience representing a variety of lenders across a range of secured lending transactions, with particular emphasis on the financing of investment funds and financial institutions. He has a globally recognized practice in the subscription credit facility space, having represented both balance sheet and commercial paper conduit lenders in facilities to real estate and private equity funds sponsored by many of the world’s preeminent fund sponsors.
Mike has represented the lead arrangers in many of the largest subscription credit facilities ever consummated. He has been lead counsel on numerous hybrid facilities, and is one of the few attorneys in the United States with experience in both subscription credit facilities and CLO’s. Mike represents lenders on leverage facilities to secondary funds and other credits looking primarily to fund assets for repayment. Many of his transactions are cross-border in nature, and he is well-versed in the nuances of multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Mike is the founder of the annual Subscription Credit Facility and Fund Finance Symposium and is a founding member and the Secretary of the Funds Finance Association.
He also represents underwriters, commercial banks, commercial paper conduits, issuers and other finance companies in the securitization of private equity capital commitments, trade receivables (including web-based supply chain finance programs), auto loans and leases, corporate and middle market loans, intellectual property receivables, equipment leases, and other esoteric assets, in both the warehouse and term markets.