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Andrew Sroka

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DLA Piper LLP (US)

Work Department

Structured Finance and Securitization

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew Sroka focuses his practice on structured finance and securitization transactions.

Andrew has experience representing issuers, underwriters, borrowers, lenders and other financial institutions in a variety of domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including securitization and commercial asset-backed loans.

Andrew's structured finance practice has involved the financing of a number of traditional and nontraditional asset classes, including "fintech" small business loans and merchant cash advances, student loans, servicing rights, trade receivables, CLOs, tobacco settlement fee awards, tobacco escrow rights, insurance premium finance loans, timeshare loans and intellectual property royalties.

Education

JD, Suffolk University Law School; BS, Northeastern University


United States: Finance

Structured finance: securitization

Within: Structured finance: securitization

DLA Piper LLP (US) stands out for its deep experience of CLO transactions. Indeed, led by Richard Reilly, the group serves as primary counsel to Ares Management as collateral manager and to Goldman Sachs as placement agent in their respective CLO activity. The department’s ABS expertise covers student loan and small business loan securitizations; in the Boston office, Andrew Sroka advised Kabbage on its $525m securitization secured by online small-business loans and merchant cash advances. Sroka also acted for Darien Rowayton Bank as sponsor in connection with multiple student loan securitizations. David Luce is another contact in the group.

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