Matthew K. Kerfoot is a partner in Dechert’s Global Finance and Financial Services Groups where he counsels clients on a wide array of complex financial transactions, including fund financings, synthetic financings and structured derivatives and repo transactions. He also focuses his practice on the structuring and offering of leveraged and other alternative investment funds.
Mr. Kerfoot is a faculty member of the Practicing Law Institute and is often cited as an authority on finance and derivatives matters in the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Reuters, Bloomberg and various other publications. Mr. Kerfoot has written numerous articles on fund finance, leverage and derivatives and is a contributing author to Fund Finance, Second Edition, published by Global Legal Group, and The Volcker Rule, published by Thomson Reuters.
Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Kerfoot was a senior banker at a leading global financial institution, where he structured complex balance sheet and synthetic financings for clients throughout Europe and the Americas.