Matt is a Shareholder in Maynard's Corporate Section and chairs the Firm’s Alternative Investments and Fund Formation practice.
Matt's practice includes a focus on both domestic and international investment funds, joint ventures, separate accounts, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, and large-scale real estate financings, acquisitions, and dispositions. His experience includes serving as lead counsel for over 200 public and private offerings of debt and equity securities, as well as numerous acquisitions, joint ventures, resyndications, restructurings, and other investment-related activities. He regularly advises companies on corporate governance and securities regulatory issues. Matt has also served as lead counsel on over $10 billion in real estate-related transactions, including joint ventures, fund formations, new developments, acquisitions, dispositions, mergers and recapitalizations.
A significant part of Matt’s practice includes advising investment managers and institutional investors in connection with impact investing and natural capital transactions, including forming private investment funds, joint ventures and separate account arrangements to own domestic and foreign timberlands, as well as transactions involving carbon offsets, conservation easements, mitigation banks and biofuels. Matt was lead counsel for the first open-end fund formed in the timberland investment space.