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Andy Skouvakis

Partner
+1.302.416.7076
Fax +1.302.416.7020
Andy Skouvakis is a partner in the firm’s Wilmington, Delaware office. He is a commercial transactions and finance lawyer with experience in a wide range of deal categories, including domestic and cross-border structured financings, securitizations, receivables financings, joint ventures, venture capital, private equity and hedge fund transactions. His primary focus is the representation of financial institutions and other service providers in roles such as indenture trustee, owner trustee, Delaware trustee, liquidating trustee, collateral agent, custodian, securities intermediary, verification agent, servicer, back-up servicer, paying agent, depositary, escrow agent and other capacities. He also regularly provides advice and third party legal opinions on issues relating to the Uniform Commercial Code, federal banking law, Delaware entities and other matters of Delaware law.
  • Representation of several of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. in various corporate trust capacities for numerous securitization and asset-backed securities transactions involving various asset classes, including auto loans and leases, dealer floorplan loans, student loans, residential mortgages, marketplace and other consumer loans, renewable energy and other equipment leases, structured settlements, life settlements, lottery receivables and transportation assets
  • Representation of trustees in various defaults, restructurings and liquidations
  • Representation of trustees in warehouse financings and repurchase arrangements
  • Representation of trustees in several consent solicitations relating to securitizations, structured debt and bond transactions
  • Advise trustees and securities intermediaries in connection with litigation relating to life settlements and premium financing transactions
  • Delaware statutory trust, common law trust and limited liability company advice to several funds and fund managers
  • Representation of a financial institution in various corporate trust capacities in connection with sale by a major oil, gas, exploration and production company of its future royalties in coal and other resource leases
  • Drafting and negotiation of complex limited liability company agreement and licensing agreements relating to cross-border joint venture for development and marketing of agricultural products
  • Representation of trustee and Delaware statutory trust advice in connection with formation, governance and operation of unique trust arrangement for protection of assets related to benefits plans for group of religious organizations
  • Delaware statutory trust advice to major financial institutions in connection with the formation and internal governance of titling trusts, liquidation trusts and series trusts
  • Representation of some of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. in various different capacities, including owner trustee, indenture trustee, collateral agent, custodian and paying agent in connection with several project finance transactions