Matthew Feig is a special counsel in the firm’s Capital Markets Group. Matthew concentrates his practice on risk-linked securities and structured and corporate finance, and has particular experience in the areas of catastrophe bonds, cell tower transactions and other asset classes.
Matthew has written several articles on structured finance issues, including “The Credit Crisis and Insurance-Linked Securities: No Catastrophe for Catastrophe Bonds” in The Journal of Structured Finance, and co-authored a chapter in The Handbook of Insurance-Linked Securities. He also was a speaker at the SIFMA IRLS conference.
Matthew was named a Rising Star in the 2020 edition of IFLR 1000, and was a member of the Cadwalader team that served as transaction counsel on the Fidus Re insurance-linked bond, which was named Life Transaction of the Year at the 2019 Trading Risk Awards.
Matthew received his B.A. from New York University and his J.D. from Columbia Law. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
Matthew’s representative experience includes:
Azzuro Re II DAC. Transaction counsel and counsel to UnipolSai in the issuance of a European Earthquake Euro 100M 144A Cat bond with Willis.
Randolph Re. Transaction counsel in the creation of a private placement securities program for Aon Securities and in the placement of the Series 2020-1 Notes.
Axa Climate. Transaction counsel in a weather swap.
Windmill II Re DAC. Transaction counsel and counsel to Achmea in the issuance of a Euro 100M European earthquake cat bond in 144A Format.
Casablanca Re Pte Ltd. Transaction counsel and counsel to Avatar Property and Casualty Insurance Company in the issuance of a Florida named storm $65M cat bond in 144A format.
Residential Reinsurance 2020. Underwriter’s counsel for Goldman Sachs and Swiss Re in a U.S. tropical cyclones, earthquakes (plus fire following), severe thunderstorm, winter storm, wildfire, volcanic eruption, meteorite impact, other perils (all including auto & renter policy flood losses $100M cat bond in 144A format for USAA.
Sutter Re Ltd. POSI counsel to AIG in issuance of a California Earthquake $700M cat bond in 144A format for the California Earthquake Authority.
Everglades Re II Ltd. POSI counsel to AIG in issuance of a Florida named storms in $110M cat bond in 144A format for Citizens Property Insurance.
Bonanza Re Ltd. Transaction counsel and counsel American Strategic Insurance Group in the issuance of a U.S. named storms, severe thunderstorms, winter storms, wildfires, earthquakes $200M cat bond in 144A format.
Vitality Re XI Ltd. Series 2020 Underwriter’s counsel for Goldman Sachs and Munich Re in a medical benefit claims $200M cat bond in 144A format for Aetna.
Hexagon II Reinsurance. DAC Underwriter’s counsel for Willis Re Securities and Natixis in a France windstorms & natural perils cat bond in 144A format for Covéa.