Daniel Mathias focuses his practice on cross-border private M&A, joint ventures and general corporate matters. Daniel acts on behalf of major strategics, family offices and private equity firms. He has gained significant international transactional experience whilst working in London, Washington DC, Los Angeles and Hong Kong.

Daniel often works with US-based clients on their cross-border transactions, predominantly within the health care technology, industrial and consumer sectors.

Daniel also maintains an active pro bono practice supporting Big Issue Invest and Prince’s Trust International.


  • Advised Mondi Group (a listed FTSE 100 constituent) on its acquisition for approximately €365 million of Powerflute Group Holdings Oy from Nordic Packaging and Container Holdings, a portfolio company of US private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners
  • Advised Actuant Corporation, a NYSE-listed diversified industrial company, in connection with a number of cross-border sales and acquisitions
  • Advised on the corporate aspects of the EUR 5 billion divestment of the majority of Praxair’s businesses in Europe to Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation, a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and majority owned by Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation
  • Advised IVI-RMA Global, the world’s largest assisted reproduction group, in relation to a number of joint ventures and other corporate arrangements
  • Represented Intermediate Capital Group Plc, a London-based alternative asset manager with more than €27 billion under management, in connection with its acquisition of Nadella, one of Europe’s leading producers of linear guides and rollers for industrial motion applications
  • Advised a private group of US investors as lead counsel on its acquisition of an international magnetoencephalography (MEG) business from Elekta AB, a multinational health care corporation listed in Sweden on the NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange
  • Advises a number of UHNW family offices on their direct investments and portfolio related matters
  • Advised BlueGem Capital Partners, a European mid-market private equity firm, in relation to refinancing the capital structure of one of its portfolio companies
  • Advised Ideal Industries, Inc. a global, diversified family business, in connection with a number of cross-border transactions
  • Advised SoftBank Group Corp. in relation to a $1.2 billion joint venture with other equity investors in a joint venture company, as part of a new mobile leasing structure*
  • Acted on behalf of a consortium consisting of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Onex Corporation in their sale of Gates Corporation (a former Tomkins plc business) to private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone Group LP for approximately US$5.4 billion*
  • Represented Riverstone Holdings in connection with equity commitment of up to US$250 million in Rock Oil Holdings LLC, a newly formed, Denver and Houston-based oil and gas company*
  • Represented Platinum Equity Group on its sale of US-based Rec Boat Holdings, LLC to Bénéteau, SA, a French-based boat manufacturer*
  • Advised Greystar Real Estate Partners in relation to its investment in a joint venture with Goldman Sachs and Wellcome Trust to launch a new student housing company, Vero Group*
  • Advised Capvis Private Equity IV, L.P. on its private equity fundraising of EUR 720 million*
  • Represented an undisclosed seller on its sale of a total of 72 private equity interests for an undisclosed amount*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott


Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, Distinction, 2009
Oxford Brookes University, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2008
University of Bristol, BA, 2007

England and Wales

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