Daphne G.


Daphne Frydman helps companies in the financial services industry raise capital for their operations through a broad range of financing and other deals including structured finance, life insurance reserve securitizations, including XXX and AXXX reserve securitization financings, and general corporate finance transactions including senior debt financing, private debt placements and retail notes.

Daphne also advises asset managers, insurance companies, public and private funds, business development companies and other investment vehicles, including those that are commodity pool operators, in their operations, structure, governance, public offerings, private placements and compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act and applicable requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the National Futures Association (NFA) and exchange rules.

Selected Experience

Sutherland represents a large life insurer in financings worth more than $6 billion.
Sutherland counseled a large life insurer in a variety of XXX and AXXX reserve transactions.
Sutherland advises on financing transactions in connection with IPO.
In connection with our client's IPO, Sutherland advised Stellus Capital Investment Corporation on its bridge financing arrangement prior to the completion of the IPO and negotiated a credit facility immediately following the transaction.
Sutherland develops comprehensive compliance manuals for asset managers.
Sutherland developed a comprehensive compliance manual for investment advisers that are commodity pool operators and are affiliated with a large life insurance company. The manual addressed the rules and regulations established by the SEC, CFTC and NFA governing investment advisers, investment companies and commodity pool operators.

Professional Activities

Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
Member, Business Law Section, New York State Bar Association
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Member, Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law
  • B.A., Wesleyan University
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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