Matthew An

Matthew M. An

Of Counsel

Matthew Myungchul An represents public and privately held companies, financial institutions, and private equity sponsors in all stages of corporate finance transactions. His work spans over multiple industries and diverse debt capital structures, including acquisition financings, syndicated and bilateral financings, mezzanine financings, bridge financings, asset-based and cash flow financings, and multiple lien and subordinated debt financings. He also regularly represents insurance companies in insurance-wrapped intellectual property-backed financings.

His experience ranges from corporate law to banking, real estate and aircraft finance, energy and infrastructure as well as compliance law and has worked in multiple law firms in Korea. He also has experience working in fortune 500 companies as Legal Counsel and as Director of Trade and Regulatory Affairs.

Matt is a member of the firm’s Finance Group. Prior to joining Foley, he was a special finance counsel in the Finance Group of Proskauer Rose LLP.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a public company on a comprehensive refinancing of existing credit facilities and the incurrence of an incremental term loan.*
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in several rounds of forbearances and loan amendments.*
  • Represented a credit bidding lender in an acquisition financing of a distressed consumer goods manufacturer.*
  • Represented a syndicate of lenders in a cross-collateral acquisition financing of two Korean auto component businesses.*
  • Represented a syndicate of lenders in a global acquisition financing with respect to Korean subsidiaries.*
  • Represented a private investment firm in an asset-based lending financing to a global winter apparel company.*
  • Represented leading global investment managers all types of fund financings, including subscription lines, NAV facilities and secondaries financings.*
  • Represented multiple Korean asset managers in separate transactions related to a mezzanine financing and B-note financing of hotel assets and retail spaces across the U.S.*
  • Represented a Korean asset manager in separate transactions related to the acquisition of multiple portfolio of student housing facilities across the U.S.*
  • Represented a major financial institution in separate transactions related to asset backed loan transactions involving a portfolio of commercial aircraft.*
  • Represented a major airline in AFIC-guaranteed finance lease transaction of two Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft – Airfinance Journal’s Overall Deal of Year (May 2018).*
  • Represented multiple low-cost airlines and aircraft lessors in separate transactions related to sale & leaseback, operating lease, and lease assignment.*
  • Represented a Korean financial institution and strategic investor in its equity investment in an interstate natural gas pipeline company in the U.S.*
  • Represented multiple financial investors in separate transactions related to its debt investment in power plants across the U.S.*
  • Represented a Korean asset manager in its equity investment in motorway service station in the U.K.*

*Matters handled prior to joining Foley.


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
  • Member, Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
  • Member, Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY)


  • Korean