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Anthony P. Mechcatie is a counsel in King & Spalding’s Finance practice, resident in the New York office. Anthony is active in King & Spalding’s leveraged finance, specialty finance and capital markets practices.  

He represents financial institutions, issuers, underwriters, placement agents, collateral managers, fund managers, lenders and other participants in a wide variety of specialty leveraged finance and structured finance transactions, including many first-of-kind transactions. His experience includes representing clients in whole business securitizations, CLOs, middle-market loan securitizations and credit card, automobile and student loan transactions. 

While his practice is focused on specialty and structured finance transactions, Anthony also advises clients on leveraged finance, securities law and related matters.

King & Spalding brings together more than 100 finance lawyers located in offices across the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East to represent lenders, investors, funds and borrowers in the full range of secured and unsecured financings. Over the past three years, we closed approximately 600 finance transactions for our clients, amounting to $165 billion in aggregate financing.

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Credentials

A.B., Columbia University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Harvard University, cum laude

New York

Next Generation Lawyer: Structured Finance


Legal 500 US, 2017

Matters

Representing the initial purchasers in $4.6 billion of “whole business” securitizations of franchise royalties and (to the extent applicable) company-owned store revenues of brands such as Taco Bell, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Church’s Chicken, TGI Friday’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s;

Representing Five Guys Burgers and Fries in connection with the $400 million securitization of franchise royalties and company-owned store revenues;

Representing InSite Wireless Group in the $301 million securitization of wireless tower and distributed antennae systems; 

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Representing the initial purchasers in $4.6 billion of “whole business” securitizations of franchise royalties and (to the extent applicable) company-owned store revenues of brands such as Taco Bell, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Church’s Chicken, TGI Friday’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s;

Representing Five Guys Burgers and Fries in connection with the $400 million securitization of franchise royalties and company-owned store revenues;

Representing InSite Wireless Group in the $301 million securitization of wireless tower and distributed antennae systems; 

Representing the initial purchaser in the $116 million securitization of ground lease assets of Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP;

Representing the initial purchaser in the follow-on issuance of term notes in the whole business securitization of subsidiaries of Driven Brands, Inc., a transaction which won International Financing Review’s “North America Structured Finance Issue” of 2015;

Representing the initial purchaser in a follow-on issuance in the “whole business” securitization of franchise royalties and other revenues of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.;

Representing the lender in a $200 million first risk-retention compliant securitization of intermodal shipping containers;

Representing a leading restaurant chain in the private offering and sale of $125 million of variable funding notes and $1.3 billion of fixed rate senior secured notes in a whole business securitization;

Representing the collateral manager in a $500 million CLO backed by broadly-syndicated loans;

Representing the equity investor and arranger in a $260 million CLO backed by middle market loans;

Representing an international casual dining restaurant operator in the private offering and sale of $25 million of variable funding notes and $275 million of fixed rate senior secured notes in a whole business securitization; and

Representing an international biopharmaceutical company in a highly innovative $450 million drug royalty monetization.

Matters

Representing the initial purchasers in $4.6 billion of “whole business” securitizations of franchise royalties and (to the extent applicable) company-owned store revenues of brands such as Taco Bell, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Church’s Chicken, TGI Friday’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s;

Representing Five Guys Burgers and Fries in connection with the $400 million securitization of franchise royalties and company-owned store revenues;

Representing InSite Wireless Group in the $301 million securitization of wireless tower and distributed antennae systems; 

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Matters

Representing the initial purchasers in $4.6 billion of “whole business” securitizations of franchise royalties and (to the extent applicable) company-owned store revenues of brands such as Taco Bell, Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches, Church’s Chicken, TGI Friday’s, Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill and Schlotzky’s;

Representing Five Guys Burgers and Fries in connection with the $400 million securitization of franchise royalties and company-owned store revenues;

Representing InSite Wireless Group in the $301 million securitization of wireless tower and distributed antennae systems; 

Representing the initial purchaser in the $116 million securitization of ground lease assets of Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP;

Representing the initial purchaser in the follow-on issuance of term notes in the whole business securitization of subsidiaries of Driven Brands, Inc., a transaction which won International Financing Review’s “North America Structured Finance Issue” of 2015;

Representing the initial purchaser in a follow-on issuance in the “whole business” securitization of franchise royalties and other revenues of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.;

Representing the lender in a $200 million first risk-retention compliant securitization of intermodal shipping containers;

Representing a leading restaurant chain in the private offering and sale of $125 million of variable funding notes and $1.3 billion of fixed rate senior secured notes in a whole business securitization;

Representing the collateral manager in a $500 million CLO backed by broadly-syndicated loans;

Representing the equity investor and arranger in a $260 million CLO backed by middle market loans;

Representing an international casual dining restaurant operator in the private offering and sale of $25 million of variable funding notes and $275 million of fixed rate senior secured notes in a whole business securitization; and

Representing an international biopharmaceutical company in a highly innovative $450 million drug royalty monetization.

Credentials

A.B., Columbia University, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

J.D., Harvard University, cum laude

New York

Next Generation Lawyer: Structured Finance


Legal 500 US, 2017