Stephen A. Boyko is the co-chair of the Corporate Department and co-head of The Private Credit and Finance Groups.
Steve’s primary focus is in finance transactions, particularly those involving private sources of capital. He represents one of the largest client rosters in the industry, including an array of specialty finance companies, private debt funds, business development companies (BDCs), CLOs, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, hedge funds, private equity investors and issuers in connection with leveraged buyouts, growth capital investments, acquisition financings, going-private transactions, management buyouts, as well as other finance-related transactions, including innovative, first-in-kind transactions across the U.S. and in the UK.
Recognized by Chambers USA, clients note that Steve has an “amazing ability to deconstruct an argument in a heartbeat and walk through negotiation issues point by point” with one client praising “we know we are being protected and we’re getting what’s fair.” Steve has had extensive experience in intercreditor and interlender issues, secured creditor and bankruptcy rights, debt restructurings, and private equity investments. In the past 20 years, he has closed finance transactions with an aggregate value of approximately $75 billion.
Steve actively represents over 50 clients in transactions that have ranged from $5 million to $1 billion.
Steve also has extensive capital markets experience, including the representation of issuers and underwriters in offerings of high-yield securities, debentures, medium-term notes, preferred stock, common stock and other structured securities.