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New York, NY 10017
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Matthew T. Weill
Partner

Mr. Weill is a corporate attorney concentrating in business and transactional matters for a wide range of clients, including private equity and venture/growth capital funds and their related portfolio companies and investments, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, financings, recapitalizations, joint ventures and other commercial transactions.

Matt also routinely counsels entrepreneurs, startup and growth-stage companies and investors in connection with the structuring and formation of new business ventures, private placements, capital raising transactions, agreements among founders, and employment and equity arrangements with key personnel, as well as general legal and business advice to clients seeking to grow or expand their businesses. In addition, he frequently represents employers and employees in employment and equity negotiations and separation matters.

Mr. Weill has advised clients in numerous industries and sectors, including food, beverage and hospitality services, software and technology, financial services, healthcare and life sciences, management/business consulting, media, publishing, advertising and marketing, industrial products, consumer products and apparel.

Matt has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine, and has written and spoken on numerous M&A and transactional topics.

Recent representative transactions worked on by Mr. Weill include the following:

  • The acquisition and recapitalization of a leading organizer of conferences, summits and events for senior management personnel.
  • A preferred stock investment in a SaaS provider of web-based talent management systems and HR tools by a diversified growth equity fund.
  • A preferred stock investment in, and recapitalization of, a cybersecurity company focused on endpoint intelligence, detection and response solutions.
  • The restructuring and sale of a global manufacturer of precision metal, plastic and assembly solutions to a Singapore-based public company.
  • A recapitalization and sale transaction involving an exit by existing institutional investors in a leading enterprise labeling software provider.
  • The refinancing of, and numerous add-on acquisitions for, a diversified media, technology and information services business.
  • Organizational matters, convertible debt and growth equity financing transactions for early-stage life sciences, biotech and pharmaceutical companies.
  • Private fundraising transactions, various commercial and intellectual property matters and general corporate governance matters for a sports apparel company.
  • A preferred stock investment in a vendor risk management and cyber threat analytics software company.
  • A mezzanine debt and equity investment in, and the eventual sale of, a developer of custom web-based software solutions.
  • The sale of the assets of a development-stage software company to a major online audio distribution company.
  • The establishment of private investment vehicles by groups of high net worth individuals.
  • The recapitalization of a leading provider of software solutions to the food and beverage industry, including a sale by existing investors and a new equity financing.
  • The acquisition of a digital marketing business by a global advertising firm.
  • The sale of a leading religious publishing business.
  • The sale of a software and data analytics service provider and producer of equipment guide publications for the agricultural industry.
  • The acquisition of the business of a regional distributor by a leading manufacturer of delicatessen and supermarket meats, poultry, cheeses and other products.
  • Restaurant management, licensing and consulting transactions for numerous internationally acclaimed chefs and restaurant groups.
  • International and regional licensing transactions for a micro-bakery cafe chain.
  • Corporate and intellectual property restructuring and employment matters for a regional quick service hamburger chain.
  • A growth equity financing and corporate reorganization for a specialty sandwich chain.

Speaker/Author

  • “Beyond the Top Line Price:  Wisdom for Selling Your Business” Delaware Trust Webinar

Education and Honors

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (2006)
  • B.A., with honors, Johns Hopkins University (2003)
  • Order of the Coif; Articles Editor, Cardozo Law Review

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York

Prior Legal Experience

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Awards

  • Named a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2015, 2017)
  • Named in Super Lawyers (2016)