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‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ – EQT Discuss Their ESG Capital Call Facilities

February 12, 2021

In this episode of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Cadwalader partner Nathan Parker is joined by EQT Managing Director Adam Larsson and Debevoise & Plimpton partner Thomas Smith to discuss the market-leading ESG linked capital call facilities put in place by EQT in the second part of last year.


Related Attorney(s): Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' - Catching Up with Michael Sinclair of People’s United Bank

December 18, 2020

In this episode of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Michael Sinclair of People’s United Bank joins Mike Mascia to discuss the fund finance happenings at People’s United as well as current market developments and predictions for 2021.

 


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

Finance Forum 2020 - Riding the ESG Wave Across the Atlantic

December 4, 2020

Cadwalader’s fifth annual Finance Forum was a private event and closed to the press. These materials contain intellectual property and proprietary information of the Firm and/or the panelists and speakers at the event.


Related Practice(s): Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Task Force

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — LIBOR Transition Update with Jeffrey Nagle

December 4, 2020

In today’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Jeff Nagle of Cadwalader’s LIBOR Preparedness Team joins Mike Mascia and gives a plain-English summary of what a fund finance banker needs to know about this week’s LIBOR transition updates from the ICE Benchmark Administration and the U.S. and UK regulators.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia, Jeffrey Nagle
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance, LIBOR Preparedness Team

‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ — Catching Up with ICBC’s Charles Inkeles

November 13, 2020

Charles Inkeles, Head of U.S. Fund Finance at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, joins Mike Mascia and discusses his new role and mandate at the bank, along with his recent market observations.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — 9 Minutes of Fund Finance with Jeff Maier

October 23, 2020

In this week’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Jeff Maier joins Mike Mascia and discusses demand and deal structures for management fee lines and GP facilities.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

DOJ Sues Google for Alleged Antitrust Practices, Expected to be Lengthy Court Battle

October 20, 2020

Antitrust partner Joel Mitnick appeared on the TV network’s “Closing Bell” segment to discuss the DOJ’s antitrust lawsuit against Google.


Related Attorney(s): Joel Mitnick
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Global Litigation

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — Catching Up with SMBC’S Sammy Asoli

October 16, 2020

In this week’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Sammy Asoli, the newly minted Global Head of Subscription Secured Finance at SMBC, joins Mike Mascia and discusses his new role, virtual leadership, what they are seeing in the market, predictions for 2021 and taking garden leave during a global pandemic.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — Stepping Into Q4 with Charles Newcomb

October 2, 2020

In this week’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, long-time fund finance banker Charles Newcomb, Managing Director at Signature Bank, joins Mike Mascia and gives his thoughts on current market conditions, his forecasts for the 4th quarter and beyond, and his experience with return to work. 


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — FFA ‘Virtual Week’ Update with Nick Mitra

September 18, 2020

In this week’s Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, FFA Board Member Nick Mitra joins Mike Mascia and discusses the FFA’s upcoming Virtual Week, including the schedule and format for the European and Asia days, sponsorship opportunities and individual ticket sales, and how the FFA is hoping the pivot to virtual will enable a greater number of participants to access the regionally focused content.
 
 

Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' — A Crash Course in SOFR

August 28, 2020

In this week’s FFF: Industry Conversations, Jeff Nagle, a Cadwalader partner and member of our LIBOR Preparedness Team, teaches a SOFR 101 session. He covers all the high-level things you need to know, including how SOFR is actually calculated, how it differs from LIBOR, what its variations are and which are best, how margins will be impacted, what the expected market conventions are, and what comparable rates exist for non-dollar denominated loans.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia, Jeffrey Nagle
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance, LIBOR Preparedness Team

'Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations' – A Borrower’s Perspective

August 7, 2020

In this week’s FFF: Industry Conversations, Taylor Johnson of Nuveen Investments joins Cadwalader’s Mike Mascia and discusses his fund finance and property-level market observations, including where he sees gaps in available lender-side supply and where he thinks banks could innovate to bring value to fund borrowers in the current environment.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ – 1H 2020 by the Numbers

July 31, 2020

In this week’s FFF: Industry Conversations, Mike Mascia and Wes Misson of Cadwalader walk through Cadwalader’s 2020 US portfolio data, including comparing Q2 medium spreads to Q1, looking at how tenors compressed in Q2, and presenting slides covering a host of other data metrics depicting how COVID has (and has not) impacted the market.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia, Wesley Misson
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ – License and (Cayman) Registration, Please

July 24, 2020

In today’s video version of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Mike Mascia of Cadwalader hosts Mike Breaux, Director at Steifel Bank, who gives an update on the bank’s fund finance practice and his market observations; Tess Viryani, Associate General Counsel at the LSTA, who discusses the LIBOR transition and incorporating ESG standards in loan transactions; and Tina Meigh of the Maples Group, who offers a practical viewpoint from the trenches on obtaining Cayman registrations to comply with the Private Funds Law.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

‘Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations’ – August 7th Looms

July 27, 2020

In today’s video version of Fund Finance Friday: Industry Conversations, Mike Mascia of Cadwalader hosts Alexandra Woodcock and Alex Last of Mourant to discuss the Cayman Islands Private Funds law and its impact for lenders, and then Terry Hatton, Managing Director at MUFG, gives a excellent update on what the bank has seen in the first half of 2020 and what it is forecasting for the rest of the year.


Related Attorney(s): Michael Mascia
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance

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