Matthew Wrysinski, partner and co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Finance Group, has been recognized as a banking and finance visionary in Los Angeles in the inaugural issue of Banking and Finance Magazine published by the Los Angeles Times.
Featured in the report “Banking and Finance Visionaries: Trends. Updates. 2021 Visionaries.,” Wrysinski was recognized among an elite group of 96 professionals described as having “propelled their organizations and our community towards success” and “who continually rise to meet ongoing challenges and secure future goals.”
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 represents 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 – from lower middle-market and middle-market deals to billion-dollar transactions. Most recently, he advised private equity firm Ridgemont Equity Partners in its majority recapitalization of SEKO Logistics.
He also leads transactions that include asset-based credit facilities, acquisition financings, debtor in possession financings, debt restructurings, and workouts in single and multiple-borrower, single-lender, agented, and participated syndication arrangements involving a variety of commercial enterprises. In addition, he guides clients through bankruptcies and other insolvency proceedings.
The recognition is the latest earned by Wrysinski. He was also honored as a private equity “Leader of Influence” by the Los Angeles Business Journal in 2020.
The inaugural issue of Banking and Finance Magazine profiles the leading industry figures in the region as nominated by their peers and selected by the Los Angeles Times publishing team with reader input.