- Banking & Finance Fund Finance
- Structured Finance
|Contact Info||Telephone: 704 444 3673|
Fax: 704 377 2033
|University ||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 2004|
|Law School||The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2007|
|Admitted||2007, North Carolina|
Wes Misson is a senior associate in Mayer Brown’s Banking & Finance practice. His practice centers on secured lending with a special focus on fund finance, including lender representation in more than 90 subscription credit facilities and other fund financings during the course of his career. His vast experience encompasses working with fund-related borrowers and negotiating third-party investor documents with institutional, high net worth and sovereign wealth investors. Wes has served as lead associate on many of the largest and most sophisticated subscription credit facility deals ever consummated, notably having assisted more than 36 banks as lead or syndicate lender during the past two years with transaction values totaling in excess of $20 billion. Wes has worked extensively with financial institutions to develop form agreements for fund finance transactions and to educate internal legal counsel and credit officers on hot issues and trends affecting the subscription credit facility market.
In the community, Wes served two years as an advising board member for the young professionals group of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as a member of the board’s Wisdom Council. He is also a member of the Young Donor Society of the Arts & Science Council in Charlotte, an active member of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association, and a strong supporter of the Alzheimer's Association. He is an active participant and supporter of Mayer Brown's pro bono initiative, and was a recipient of the 2012 Pro Bono Award for contributing more than 60 hours of work on pro bono matters. Wes has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the United States in the area of Banking and Finance in the International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000 Legal Directory in 2014 and 2015.
Wes has a JD from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law and a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Subscription Credit Facilities and the Volcker Rule
Timothy R. Hicks,Michael C. Mascia,Wesley A. Misson, August 13, 2014
On December 10, 2013, the federal financial agencies approved joint final regulations (the “Final Regulation”) implementing section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, commonly referred to as the Volcker Rule. Section 619 added a new section 13 to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, which...
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