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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


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

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


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


New York

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Haynes Boone Lawyers Featured in Chambers Global 2023 Directory
February 22, 2023

Seven Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are ranked in the 2023 edition of the Chambers Global Legal Guide of the leading international lawyers. Additionally, Chambers Global ranked Haynes Boone in the top 25 firms for Derivatives in the U.S. Chambers said Haynes Boone “receives market-wide praise for the breadth of its practice.” One client added: “I have been pleased with the experience. Haynes Boone [...]