Matt Carter - McDermott Will & Emery


Matt Carter advises private equity sponsors, institutional direct investors and strategic acquirors on a wide range of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, joint ventures and restructurings. He counsels clients in an array of sectors, including technology, infrastructure, financial services and life sciences.


  • Represented a US search engine optimization company in its sale, for cash and stock, of substantially all assets, to a Nasdaq Nordic listed online gaming concern
  • Represented a US private equity sponsor in its strategic partnership with, and equity investment in, a leading US manufacturer of orthotic and prosthetic products
  • Represented a US private equity sponsor in its sale of a majority stake in a home décor e-commerce retailer
  • Represented a leading debt fund in a bridge financing in connection with the take-private acquisition of an NYSE-listed sleep products company
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a sale of a biotherapeutics-focused portfolio company to a London-listed acquirer*
  • Represented a major Canadian pension fund in numerous growth equity direct investments focused on the technology and life sciences spaces*
  • Represented a European financial services firm in an acquisition of a US-based provider of ETF data and analytics*
  • Represented a multinational infrastructure investor’s US subsidiary in separate acquisitions of substantially all assets of almost a dozen private aviation and engineering companies*
  • Represented a NASDAQ-listed technical and consulting company in its acquisition of all outstanding shares of a nationwide provider of energy efficiency programs*
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a PIPE in a NASDAQ-listed freight and logistics company*
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in a growth equity funding of a food products concern*
  • Represented a high-tech materials company in the sale of substantially all of its assets to a portfolio company of a French multinational*
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in an acquisition of a specialized food distributor*
  • Represented an iconic American manufacturer in its suite of eight Section 363 carve-out asset sales following a contested Chapter 11 auction*
  • Represented a major national mortgage lender in various restructuring and divestment matters*
  • Represented a sports media sponsor in its fund formation and platform acquisition*
  • Represented the founders of an international medical device company in a management buyout*
  • Represented a NASDAQ-listed pharmaceuticals company in a wide variety of corporate governance and SEC disclosure matters*
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in its co-investment in a Vietnamese furniture manufacturing concern*
  • Represented the portfolio company of a multinational infrastructure investor in its sale of interests in certain regulated electric transmission and telecommunications businesses*
  • Represented a major Japanese keiretsuin certain cross-border M&A transactions*
  • Represented a sports media company in its sale of substantially all assets to a strategic acquirer*
  • Represented a Brooklyn-based microenterprise project in certain pro bono corporate governance and commercial matters*
  • Represented the US partners of a premier European soccer team in their youth soccer joint venture*
  • Represented a century-old New York not-for-profit clinic provider in its merger with and into a regional medical hospital*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.


Stanford University, JD
Claremont Graduate University, MA
Pomona College, BA

New York