Michael C. Mascia 

Partner – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5160
227 West Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 V-CARD

Mike Mascia is co-chair of Cadwalader’s Finance Group, a member of the firm's Management Committee, and a leader of the firm's Fund Finance practice. He has a globally recognized fund finance practice, having represented lenders in subscription credit facilities and other fund finance transactions to 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 or NAV for repayment. He has represented lenders on management fee and GP lines of credit, equity commitment facilities and corporate loans that are credit enhanced by the related private equity funds.

Mike is a frequent author and speaker on fund finance and investor issues. He is the founder of the annual Global Fund Finance Symposium, now in its 9th year. He is the co-founder of the Funds Finance Association and currently serves as the organization's Secretary and as a Board Member. He is the founder of Fund Finance Friday, the weekly market intel newsletter of the fund finance industry. Mike was the Contributing Editor for four editions of Fund Finance (2017-2020) treatises published by Global Legal Group.


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Michael C. Mascia 

Practice Areas


  • North Carolina
  • Massachusetts


  • University of North Carolina School of Law
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • University of North Carolina