Matthew (Matt) C. Rupp focuses his practice on representing private equity and other investment funds, private and public companies, and family offices in a wide variety of transactional matters, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings, joint ventures and general corporate counseling.
Matt represents clients in connection with a wide range of transactions, business ventures and general corporate matters, including leveraged buyouts of public and private companies, venture capital and growth equity investments, divestitures, recapitalizations and restructurings. He also represents privately held and publicly traded corporations in connection with a variety of corporate matters, including strategic mergers and other acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financings, corporate governance, securities law disclosure and compliance matters, and executive compensation.
Recently Matt has represented buyers and sellers in transactions involving businesses with enterprise values ranging from less than $25 million to greater than $1 billion, including the following:
Represented Great Point Partners in connection with multiple investments, acquisitions and divestitures, including the acquisitions of Bionova Scientific, a leading biologistics company, Axiom Real-Time Metrics, a provider of eClinical solutions and services; and various add-on acquisitions for United Claim Solutions, a provider of payment integrity solutions in the medical space, the sale of Caprion Proteomics, a provider of protein targets and biomarker services; and various add-on acquisitions for Biotronic NeuroNetwork, a leading provider of neurophysiological intraoperative monitoring services
Represented Industrial Opportunity Partners in connection with multiple investments, acquisitions and divestitures, including the acquisitions (and related add-on acquisitions) of Toledo Molding & Die, a full-service automotive supplier that designs, develops and manufactures highly engineered molded thermoplastic components and assemblies; the acquisition of Betty Machine Company, a precision machining manufacturer of close tolerance parts primarily for automotive applications; and the sale of FAS Controls, a leading manufacturer of electromechanical devices, pneumatic control valves and lighting products for commercial vehicles and equipment, diesel engines and powersport vehicles
Represented Millard Refrigerated Services, Inc., a leading temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics company, in its sales to Lineage Logistics, LLC
Represented H.I.G. Capital in connection with multiple investments, acquisitions and divestitures, including the sale of PMSI, a leading provider of pharmacy benefit management and other cost-containment services to the workers compensation market, to Kelso & Company; and various add-on acquisitions for Teleflex Marine, a global supplier of marine equipment for sports and leisure boats
Represented multiple other private equity funds in acquisitions and divestitures, including Riverside Partners, Prospect Hill Growth Partners, Moelis Capital Partners, Chicago Growth Partners and LaSalle Capital
Represented Flinn Scientific, a leading provider of chemistry and biological equipment, supplies and services to the educational science market, in its sale to Windjammer Capital Investors, a private equity firm based in Newport Beach, California
Represented Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc., a leading distributor and producer of non-standard personal automobile insurance policies, in the disposition of its retail businesses to Confie Seguros in two transactions
Represented Levy Restaurants, Inc., a subsidiary of Compass Group PLC, in its acquisition of the national sporting event food, beverage and catering business of Prom Management Group, Inc.
Represented Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) in its acquisition of Twisted Pair Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of unified communications software and solutions
Represented Huron Consulting Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HURN) in its acquisition of Threshold Consulting, a leading provider of cloud-based software as a service applications, data warehousing and business intelligence solutions; and its acquisition of AdamsGrayson, a leading managed review and legal staffing firm based in Washington, DC
Represented Young Innovations, Inc., a publicly traded company in the dental equipment and supply industry, in connection with its sale to Linden Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois
Represented Merrick Ventures, in connection with its acquisition of Sun-Times Media Holdings, the company that owns the Chicago Sun-Times and 39 other Chicago-area newspapers
Represented various family offices in general corporate matters and transactions
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