Kevin Kundra focuses his practice on securitization, structured finance, swaps and derivatives. He also handles all aspects of federal and state securities law, including public and private securities offerings, as well as various forms of private investment funds (including hedge funds and private equity funds). Mr. Kundra’s practice also includes mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial representation.
He regularly represents clients in the investment management industry in various transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and negotiation of derivatives and investment documentation. Mr. Kundra also frequently advises clients regarding centralized clearing and other requirements relating to derivatives documentation imposed by the Dodd-Frank Act and related regulations established by the SEC and CFTC.
Mr. Kundra's recent client accomplishments include:
- acting as issuer counsel for a federal government agency in connection with a series of transactions to re-securitize a variety of asset-backed securities previously held by failed financial institutions
- representing several nationally recognized investment managers in numerous CLO and a variety of other CDO structured finance transactions (including the formation of requisite warehouse facilities)
- representing issuers and trustees in asset-backed securitization transactions involving mortgages, equipment leases, stranded cost receivables and various other asset classes
- negotiating enterprise-wide form ISDA, Repurchase Agreement and other derivatives documentation for numerous mutual fund complexes, investment advisers and other financial institutions with derivatives dealers
- forming and closing the securities offering to fund and negotiating the subsequent investments made by several private equity, real estate and hedge funds
- handling public and private equity and debt offerings, including IPOs, follow-on and secondary offerings, PIPEs, convertible securities offerings, Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings
- representing several startup companies in their commencement of operations and initial capital raising efforts