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 the firm's Finance Practice, a member of the firm's Management Committee, and leads 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 8th year, and is a founding member and the Secretary of the Funds Finance Association.  Mike is the Contributing Editor of the Fund Finance 2017 1E and Fund Finance 2018 2E treatises published by Global Legal Group.


Recent Press



  • Cadwalader’s Michael Mascia is Contributing Editor of Fund Finance 2018: Second Edition

    Cadwalader Finance Group co-chair Michael Mascia is the Contributing Editor of Global Legal Insights’ recently released comprehensive guide to the fund finance market, “Fund Finance 2018: Second Edition.” Mascia and Cadwalader Finance partner Tim Hicks also co-authored the chapter “Equity Commitment Facilities: A Primer,” which summarizes the key structural features of an equity commitment facility and outlines the essential considerations for lenders.  View the chapter and the book in its entirety here.


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