Matthew F. Furlong advises banks, finance companies, hedge funds, and borrowers with a range of finance and business matters. He handles US and international debt financings, debt restructurings, asset–based credit facilities, second–lien credit facilities, acquisition and retail finance, and multinational credit facilities. He has worked extensively in the retail, restaurant, manufacturing, and transportation industries. Matthew also advises borrowers and lenders with sports financings and restructuring. His clients have included major league baseball, football, and hockey teams.
Note: This list includes engagements completed prior to joining Morgan Lewis.
Represented a national lending institution as an agent in a $70 million credit facility to a domestic textile manufacturer and in an $80 million acquisition credit facility to a U.S. and Canadian industrial manufacturer.
Represented a national lending institution as an agent in a $140 million credit facility to a Puerto Rican cable system operator.
Represented a major-league baseball team in a $350 million acquisition financing and in a $250 million stadium securitization financing.
Represented a national lending institution as an agent in a $370 million acquisition credit facility of a life insurer.
Represented a mezzanine fund in mezzanine financing transactions to a chemical manufacturer, a stone processing company, and a multinational battery producer.
Represented the retail finance division of a leading lending institution in a DIP financing facility to a consumer electronics retailer.
Represented a high-yield fund in a $92 million second lien loan to a sporting goods retailer and in a $40 million second lien loan to a carpet manufacturer.
Represented the commercial finance division of a major U.S. conglomerate in a $700 million credit facility to a home products retailer.
Represented an investment fund in a $26 million second lien credit facility to a leading international engine supplier and in a $50 million second lien credit facility to a major marketing firm.
Represented an investment fund in a $15 million second lien credit facility to a legal document services firm.
Boston College Law School, 1994, J.D., Magna Cum Laude
University of Chicago, 1989, B.A., Cum Laude
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Awards and Affiliations
Member, American Bar Association
Member, ABA Task Force on Model Deposit Account Control Agreement
Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
Member, Boston Bar Association
Adjunct Faculty, Suffolk University Law School, Secured Transactions (2004–2009)
Listed, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009–2015)