March 01, 2024

Mayer Brown partner Mark Dempsey receives FFA’s “Contribution to the Industry Award”

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Mayer Brown announced that Chicago-based Mark Dempsey, a partner in the firm’s Banking & Finance and Fund Finance practices, was named as a 2024 recipient of the Fund Finance Association (FFA)'s Annual “Contribution to the Industry Award.”

Practicing as a fund finance lawyer since 2005, Mark has contributed to the continued growth of the firm’s fund finance offerings by collaborating with industry stakeholders on both legal and business fronts domestically and in both European and Asian regions. According to the FFA, Mark's commitment to advancing the industry and fostering collaboration underscores his leadership and dedication in fund finance.

In his practice, Mark represents both bank and non-bank lenders in complex fund finance deals. Clients turn to Mark for guidance on challenging transactions, including subscription credit facilities, net asset facilities, private placements, open-end fund lending, management fee facilities, fund of fund and fund of hedge fund facilities, and partner loan programs. His practice is characterized not only by its diversity in products but also by its global reach.

The annual award recognizes individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty during the prior year and demonstrated outstanding overall contribution to the Fund Finance industry.


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