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Matthew Frankle

Matthew Frankle focuses his practice on secured lending and equity derivative transactions. The lending transactions are syndicated or bilateral loans generally secured by concentrated listed stock positions or hedge fund interests. The equity derivative transactions are often variable delivery forward or collar / loan financing transactions.

In addition, Matthew advises major financial institutions on structured products involving proprietary indices.

Moreover, as the market for cryptocurrency and digital assets has expanded, Matthew consults on lending transactions where cryptocurrency is used as collateral.

Matthew began his career as a securities / capital markets attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell and later practiced at several major investment banking institutions. Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Matthew was a partner in Greenberg Traurig’s finance department in New York. 

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  • Represented Royal Bank of Canada in connection with approximately $175 million monetization of Newmark Group Inc’s earnout shares of Nasdaq Inc. via a post-paid forward transaction.
  • Represented Bank of America in connection with $195 million secured loan over hedge fund interests.
  • Recognized in Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, for Derivatives (Nationwide), 2021-2023
  • Recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers and Partners, 2022
  • Recognized in Legal 500 U.S., Legalease, for Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, 2021-2022
  • "Financing Bitcoin: The Problem of Actual Delivery," co-author, Law360, January 18, 2018
  • "Wage Garnishments in Bankruptcy: Riddervold Revisited," author, 21 Cardozo L. Rev. 927, 1999

Education

B.A., Mathematics, State University of New York at Albany, 1993

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2000, magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Cardozo Law Review

Clerkships

Intern to the Hon. Jerome Feller, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York, 1998

Admissions

New York

Press Release
Eight Haynes Boone Lawyers Ranked in Chambers Global 2024
February 19, 2024

Eight Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are ranked in the 2024 edition of the Chambers Global Guide of the leading international lawyers.  Additionally, Chambers Global ranked Haynes Boone in the top 21 firms for Derivatives in the U.S. The guide notes that Haynes Boone “has a dedicated team of very knowledgeable attorneys that can take on any task." One market source said, “The team is strong. They w [...]