Edward Napoli Joins NewOak

Edward Napoli has joined NewOak Capital as managing director of business development. He previously was with law firm Dechert LLP.



NewOak Capital announces the appointment of Edward Napoli as Managing Director of Business Development to help market the firm’s advisory, asset-management and capital markets services and to act as Assistant General Counsel.

“In today’s economic environment, client relationships mean providing solutions and cognitive agility as we face complex structural securities with ambiguous terms. Therefore, we must consider scenarios that combine credit, structure and legal terms. Ed Napoli brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to get to the bottom of these issues. He will be able to effectively leverage NewOak Capital’s sector experts to solve our clients’ complex investment problems,” says Ron D’Vari, CEO of NewOak Capital.


“As a solution provider, NewOak Capital addresses the many needs of our diverse client-base. Ed’s legal experience in the structured finance and derivatives space will prove value-added to our platform and we’re excited to have him join our growing team”, added James Frischling, President of NewOak Capital.


Mr. Napoli brings extensive experience acting as counsel to financial institutions, asset managers and financial guarantors in connection with structured finance and derivatives transactions. Mr. Napoli’s previous experience includes positions with Skadden Arps LLP and a start-up monoline financial guarantor. He  was most recently with the law firm of Dechert LLP in New York. Mr. Napoli has a BS from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, a JD from New York University and an MBA from Duke University.  


About NewOak Capital (www.newoakcapital.com)


NewOak is an advisory, asset management and capital markets firm organized to serve institutions in response to challenges arising from the global credit markets. It provides analysis, valuation, restructuring, risk transfer, and management solutions and services to financial institutions and investors to support their portfolio and corporate needs. NewOak Capital employs 16 senior professionals with an average of 17 years of experience in the fixed-income markets in addition to 17 junior and support staff. It specializes in residential and commercial mortgage loans and securities, REITs, asset-backed securities, structured corporate securities (CSOs/CLOs), and distressed financial companies with exposure. NewOak employs a differentiated framework, an integrated “see-through” analytics platform, and a team of experienced professionals with diversified investment and modeling expertise to provide client solutions.