Matthew Wrysinski, partner and co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Finance Group, has been recognized as a top private equity advisor in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal.
Featured in the publication’s 2020 “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors and Advisors,” Wrysinski is recognized among an elite group of “truly outstanding professionals making up the Los Angeles private equity lending and advising landscape.”
In his role as co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Finance Group, Wrysinski oversees the largest transactional practice in the firm, with more than 100 attorneys. He also has one of the largest transactional practices, representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies, as well as commercial banks, finance companies, and other commercial lenders, in various types of secured and unsecured financings.
Wrysinski regularly structures financing on behalf of private equity clients in diverse industries, including hospitality, manufacturing, media, software, shipping, energy, and seafood. He also participates in deals of all sizes.
Most recently, Wrysinski advised Ridgemont Equity Partners on the financing of its acquisition of American Safety Council, a national leader in online workforce training, education, and certification, from private equity firm Falfurrias Capital. He also advised Platinum Equity on the acquisition financing of Pro-Mark Inc., a sprinkler and irrigation company, as well as Pro-Mark’s add-on acquisition of Bond Manufacturing’s garden business from affiliates of the company’s founding family in a carve-out transaction.
Additionally, Wrysinski has been on the forefront of the COVID-19 crisis, counseling clients as they navigate the transforming financial landscape.
Established in 1979, the Los Angeles Business Journal is a leading print and online news source covering the Los Angeles economy. Its “Leaders of Influence: Private Equity Investors and Advisors” feature spotlights the key role played by private equity in the region and the investors and advisors who are at the forefront of the industry.