Vedder Price

Michael C. Nissim

Shareholder

Michael C. Nissim is a Shareholder in Vedder Price's New York office.

Michael C. Nissim is a Shareholder in Vedder Price’s New York office. With over 30 years of finance experience, Mr. Nissim concentrates his practice in the representation of domestic and international commercial banks, private banks and other financial institutions in a variety of complex secured and unsecured financing transactions involving numerous asset and collateral classes. In addition to origination transactions, he has extensive experience in workout transactions. He works closely with Vedder Price’s Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization team. Mr. Nissim's practice is enhanced by his experience in collateral and security interest matters—in particular New York UCC Article 9.

Examples of Mr. Nissim's recent transactional experience include the following:

  • Represented private bank lender in $300,000,000 term loan and revolving credit facility secured by custodized hedge fund portfolio
  • Represented money center bank in $150,000,000 capital call facility
  • Represented private bank lender in $60,000,000 revolving credit facility secured by fine art
  • Represented private bank lender in $100,000,000 secured revolving credit facility to be utilized in rebalancing hedge fund portfolio
  • Represented lender in $40,000,000 term loan secured by a business jet
  • Represented money center bank in $65,000,000 hotel acquisition financing
  • Represented international bank in financing acquisition of European golf resort and spa
  • Represented private bank in $10,000,000 revolving credit facility to major New York City museum
  • Represented an international bank in diamond and jewelry revolving credit facilities and precious metals consignment (bilateral and syndicated transactions) – for a total transactional amount in excess of $500,000,000
  • Represented an international bank in trade finance transactions
  • Represented issuing bank in $20,000,000 letter of credit facility

Throughout Mr. Nissim’s career, he has worked not only on U.S. domestic, but also on cross-border and international secured and unsecured financing transactions in over 20 countries.

In addition to the representation of lenders, in supporting Vedder Price’s corporate practice, Mr. Nissim frequently represents borrowers in both bilateral and syndicated transactions. Most recently, he represented an international privately held company in a $1,000,000,000 syndicated financing package of asset-based revolver, term loan facility, construction financing and equipment financing.

Mr. Nissim is active in the professional community—in particular, he has been a regular presenter at the Letter of Credit Law Summit.

Michael C. Nissim

Shareholder

Education

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., 1985
  • New York University, B.A., 1982, cum laude

Michael C. Nissim

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1986