Matthew Hays advises purchasers on structured finance transactions throughout a broad vary of asset courses.
CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Latham & Watkins LLP1 is happy to announce that Matthew Hays has joined the agency as a companion within the Finance Division and member of the Structured Finance Observe. Hays represents asset managers, fintech firms, and monetary establishments on a wide range of advanced structured finance transactions throughout a broad vary of asset courses.
“Matt is an especially well-regarded structured finance lawyer each within the Chicago market and nationally, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the agency,” mentioned Cathy Birkeland, Chicago Workplace Managing Accomplice. “Latham’s Chicago workplace offers the complete spectrum of transactional capabilities on advanced home and cross-border offers, and Matt’s arrival provides extra depth that can be of great worth to our purchasers.”
Hays has specific expertise with warehouse amenities, asset gross sales, ahead circulate transactions, and private and non-private securitization transactions for purchasers spanning a spread of industries, together with automotive finance, banking, expertise, and manufacturing.
“Matt’s expertise advising key market contributors on modern transactions and capital raisings throughout a spread of asset courses and industries is completely complementary to our group,” mentioned Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya, International Chair of Latham’s Structured Finance Observe. “The continued growth of our Structured Finance Observe globally is a strategic precedence of the agency, as Latham is uniquely positioned to supply really bespoke options for purchasers’ most advanced financing wants.”
“Latham is without doubt one of the most well-respected worldwide regulation companies with each a significant presence within the Chicago market and a number one worldwide structured finance follow, and I stay up for leveraging the agency’s spectacular world platform and sturdy transactional choices to offer the very best service to my purchasers,” mentioned Hays. “Personally, I’m drawn to the agency’s team-based, collaborative tradition, and stay up for persevering with to develop my follow from the Chicago workplace.”
Hays is the second companion to hitch Latham’s Structured Finance Observe in current weeks. The agency introduced in August the arrival of Alex Martin to the London workplace.
Hays obtained his JD, cum laude, from Notre Dame Regulation College and his BS, magna cum laude, from Boston School. He joins Latham from Dechert LLP in Chicago.
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Notes to Editors
1 Latham & Watkins operates worldwide as a restricted legal responsibility partnership organized beneath the legal guidelines of the State of Delaware (USA) with affiliated restricted legal responsibility partnerships conducting the follow in France, Hong Kong, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom and as an affiliated partnership conducting the follow in Japan. Latham & Watkins operates in South Korea as a International Authorized Guide Workplace. Latham & Watkins works in cooperation with the Regulation Workplace of Salman M. Al-Sudairi within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Cathy Birkeland, Chicago Workplace Managing Accomplice, +1.312.876.7681
Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya, International Chair, Structured Finance Observe, +44.20.7710.3034
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