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Matt D’Amico practices in the areas of lender and borrower representation, corporate finance and commercial law.

He is the leader of the Fund Finance Team and has extensive experience with financings for various pooled investment vehicles, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, common trust funds, UCITS, SICAVs, hedge funds, funds of funds and private equity funds.

In addition, Mr. D’Amico is the co-leader of the Syndicated Lending Team and has substantial experience in the structuring, negotiation, documentation and administration of various syndicated financing arrangements, “club deals," and bi-lateral credit facilities, including acquisition and leveraged-buyout financings, amends and extends, unitranche deals, subscription financings, warehousing facilities, repurchase agreements, intercreditor arrangements, senior, mezzanine and subordinated financings, letter of credit facilities, liquidity facilities, margin securities financings, multi-currency facilities, asset based loans, credit support facilities and dividend recaps.

Mr. D’Amico also has experience with the purchase and sale of loans and loan portfolios, fund formation, federal and state bank and thrift regulatory matters, public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, debt restructurings and workouts and commercial law matters.

Mr. D’Amico was an adjunct faculty member at New York University School of Continuing Education from 1992 to 1997. In addition, he regularly gives lectures and seminars on topics relating to commercial lending, loan documentation and corporate finance. While in law school, he was a member of the New York Law School Law Review.

Civic Involvement & Honors

    • Co-chair, Good Apple Reception, Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice, 2016 
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Representative Experience

  • Represented a U.S. bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $2.53 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility and a $150 million senior unsecured uncommitted line of credit, in each case for certain open end and closed end ’40 Act funds in the Nuveen Family of Funds for the purpose of liquidity.
  • Represented Credit Agricole CIB, as administrative agent, in connection with a $275 million add-on term loan B to the existing 5-year $390 million senior secured credit facility for a subsidiary of General Communication, Inc.
  • Represented The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with $117 million senior secured revolving credit facility for First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Fund, a closed end ’40 Act fund, for the purpose of leveraging the fund.
  • Represented a regional bank in connection with an Agreement Among Lenders to take the $16 million “first out” position of the $43.5 million senior secured unitranche credit facility led by LBC Credit Partners to support the acquisition of North American Rescue by an affiliate of Blue Wolf Capital Partners.
  • Represented Eagle Growth and Income Opportunities Fund in connection with a $50 million senior secured revolving credit facility with Société Générale, New York Branch, for the purpose of leveraging the fund.
  • Represented a motorcycle leasing company in connection with the creation of a Delaware vehicle titling trust and a $100 million senior secured credit facility to finance the origination of consumer motorcycle leases.
  • Represented a U.S. bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a senior unsecured $530 million revolving credit facility for various open end ‘40 Act funds in the Charles Schwab Family of Funds for the purpose of liquidity.
  • Represented an international diversified financial services firm as originator and seller in connection with a $100 million master repurchase agreement for commercial mortgage loans.
  • Represented The Bank of New York Mellon in connection with a $17.5 million senior secured subscription credit facility for several private equity funds.
  • Represented a U.S. bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $392.5 million senior unsecured revolving credit facility for the Putnam Funds Family of Funds for the purpose of liquidity.
  • Led a multi-office team of attorneys in connection with the representation of a major commercial finance company relating to (a) the sale of a $1.1 billion portfolio of loans to timeshare property buyers and developers in North America, and (b) the provision of seller-financing for such sale.
  • Represented a U.S. investment advisor in connection with a $4.5 million senior secured term loan facility to finance expenses in connection with the launch of two closed end ’40 Act funds.
  • Represented Royal Bank of Canada and RBC Capital Markets in connection with a senior term loan facility for a holding company, secured by minority equity interests in an international asset management company. The purpose of the facility was to make a year-end dividend to investors.
  • Represented a U.S. bank in connection with its participation in a $600 million senior secured revolving subscription credit facility for various funds.
  • Represented a commercial mortgage loan originator in connection with a $15 million senior secured revolving credit facility to finance “B piece” mortgage pass through securities.
  • Represented a U.S. bank, as administrative agent, in connection with a $350 million senior unsecured revolving credit facility for certain open end ‘40 Act funds in the RS Family of Funds for the purpose of liquidity.
  • Represented a regional bank in connection with a $9.5 million senior secured credit facility to support the acquisition of a precision manufacturing company by a private equity sponsor.
  • Represented The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with $230 million senior secured revolving credit facility for a closed end ‘40 Act fund, for the purpose of leveraging the fund.
  • Represented The Bank of New York Mellon in connection with a $1 billion adjustable held in custody master repurchase agreement for several registered money market funds advised by an internationally recognized investment bank.
  • Represented The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with the issuance of a $7.5 million standby letter of credit in support of a structured finance vehicle.
  • Represented an offshore hedge fund in connection with a committed €150 million global master repurchase agreement with Commerzbank AG, to leverage a Cayman Islands enhanced feeder fund.
  • Represented a U.S. company in connection with the creation and structuring of a margin securities finance business.
  • Represented a nationally recognized consumer brands company in connection with the establishment of a $150 million receivables securitization with a multi-seller asset backed commercial paper conduit.