Matthew Mazenier 

Associate – London
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Matt Mazenier is an associate in Cadwalader’s Leveraged Finance & Private Credit Group in London.

Matt’s practice involves advising banks, private credit funds, corporate borrowers and financial sponsors on a variety of domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including syndicated and bilateral loans, acquisition financing and general corporate financing. His experience at prior firms also includes a seven-month secondment at Marlborough Partners, a leading pan-European debt advisory firm.

Matt is recognised by Legal 500 UK 2024 as a key lawyer for Acquisition Finance, with clients commenting that he “is a standout lawyer who provides clear and thorough advice.”

Clients have also described Matt as “excellent at understanding all of the commercial drivers of a transaction” and a “delight to work with.”

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Matt was a senior associate at a global law firm in London, and also practised as a solicitor at a leading national law firm in Wellington, New Zealand.

Matt obtained a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand.

Matt’s representative experience includes:*

  • Advising H.I.G. Capital in relation to the financing arrangements for its acquisition of the Aspire Pharma group.
  • Advising EMK Capital in relation to the unitranche refinancing of its portfolio company, Outright Games.
  • Advising Bain Capital in relation to the financing arrangements for its portfolio company, MKM Building Supplies.
  • Advising Hanover Investors and its portfolio company Kalibrate in relation to the unitranche refinancing of the Kalibrate Group.
  • Advising Bridgepoint Credit on its financing of the Enhesa Group, a portfolio company of CGE Partners.
  • Advising Macquarie Principal Finance on the unitranche refinancing of the Cavendish Education Group.
  • Advising Bridgepoint Credit and CVC Capital Partners on the refinancing of Macquarie's acquisition of Wavenet.
  • Advising APG in relation to the financing arrangements for Glaspoort, the fiber optics JV between APG and KPN (a leading Dutch landline and mobile telecommunications company).
  • Advising Global Ports Holding PLC in relation to its strategic financing arrangements with Sixth Street Partners.
  • Advising Goldman Sachs European Special Situations Group as lender in respect of a number of private credit transactions.
  • Advising Novator Capital, a private alternative investment firm, on certain of its structured financing and investment arrangements.
  • Advising a syndicate of banks led by Banco Santander, S.A. in relation to the financing of Naturgy's acquisition of a stake in Medgaz, S.A., the owner of a submarine natural gas pipeline between Algeria and Spain.
  • Advising a syndicate of banks, led by Citibank and J.P. Morgan as coordinators, in relation to a USD1.25 billion multicurrency revolving credit facility provided to VEON Holdings B.V.

*Certain representations occurred prior to Matt's association with Cadwalader.

Matthew Mazenier 


  • New Zealand


  • Victoria University of Wellington
    LLB (Hons, First Class), 2015
  • Victoria University of Wellington
    BCOM, 2015