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Matthew A. Vigunas

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Office

Princeton

210 Carnegie Center
Suite 102
Princeton, NJ 08540
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Education
J.D., Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania
M.B.A., Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
B.A., cum laude, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, International Relations and History
State Bar Licenses
New Jersey
Delaware

Matthew A. Vigunas

Member

Matthew A. Vigunas is a Member in Clark Hill’s Banking & Financial Services Practice Group, resident in the firm’s Princeton office. 

Matt’s practice involves representing financial institutions, corporations and other entities in complex financing transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, consumer credit card offerings, consumer loan offerings, asset-based financings, asset securitizations, syndicated loan transactions, and various other lending, corporate, servicing, workout, foreclosure and commercial transactions. He also advises a number of financial institutions and other financial service companies on state and federal regulatory issues.

Matt earned his J.D. at Villanova University School of Law, his M.B.A. at Villanova University, and his B.A. in International Relations and History, cum laude, at the University of Delaware.

Experiences

Negotiating syndicated and un-syndicated multi-million dollar commercial loans secured by real estate (domestic and international) and/or business assets

Managing the Delaware-specific components of various asset securitization transactions, including formation of Delaware entities and liquidating trusts to be used in asset securitizations and asset liquidations, and delivering legal opinions regarding such transactions

Representing multiple Delaware limited liability companies in connection with their mergers into Cayman entities as part of CLO securitizations

Negotiating $500 million debt facility as part of a merger transaction involving two publicly-traded companies

Negotiating private label and co-brand consumer credit card program agreements and purchase agreements

Negotiating third-party vendor servicing and marketing agreements for financial institutions and alternative lenders

Representing a hedge fund client on the purchase of a real estate investment company that owned multi-million dollar commercial real estate properties in Bermuda

Advising clients on federal banking regulatory issues, including the Dodd-Frank Act and FDIC receiverships, as well as state regulatory issues affecting financial service companies

Representing a client in the multi-million dollar sale of a privately owned loan company

Counseling financial institutions and alternative lenders on the development and implementation of new alternative consumer loan programs

Developing the terms and conditions of a payment management system offered by a financial services client

Performing various due diligence tasks associated with the acquisition of existing consumer credit card portfolios

Advising a secured hedge fund lender on the workout and ultimate foreclosure of a multi-million dollar commercial real estate property