Cadwalader Advises Nearwater Capital on Commercial-Paper Conduit

June 25, 2019

Cadwalader advised Nearwater Capital on a novel commercial-paper conduit. Called Columbia Funding, the conduit will start selling securities with P-1/A-1 ratings from Moody’s and S&P in July.

Nearwater Capital is a specialty finance company that is focused on providing asset-based financing solutions. The NY-based firm’s business is segmented into two core business lines: risk retention solutions and liquid markets.

The Cadwalader team included Financial Services Group co-chairs Richard Schetman and Scott Cammarn and Financial Services partner Jed Miller, special counsel Nihal Patel and Michael Sholem, and associates James McDonnell and Danielle Wheeler; Capital Markets special counsel Assia Damianova; and Tax partner Jason Schwartz.


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