Matt Martindale joined Ropes & Gray in 2019 and is an associate in the private equity transactions group in London. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Matt trained in the London office of a leading international law firm before practicing as an associate in the London private equity group of a New York-headquartered international law firm.
Matt has a wide range of corporate law experience, including acting for private equity investors and their portfolio companies in relation to acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and restructurings.
Notable transactions in which Matthew has been involved prior to joining the firm include:
- Acted for AEA Investors and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in relation to the sale of the Dematic Group for $3.25bn.
- Acted for 3i in relation to the purchase of a portfolio of assets, including Belfast City Airport and East Surrey Pipeline, from EISER Global Infrastructure Fund.
- Acted for CVC Capital Partners in relation to the sale of Wireless Logic to Montagu Private Equity.
- Acted for Francisco Partners in relation to the sale to Temasek of a portion of the BluJay Solutions Group, valued at approximately US$700m.
- Acted for Bomgar Corporation, a Francisco Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Avecto Ltd.
- Acted for Ascential plc in relation to its acquisition of Clavis Insight.
- Acted for Dyal Capital Partners in relation to its investment in a global real estate focussed asset manager.
- Acted for an American multinational investment bank and financial services company and its affiliated entities in relation to investments in a UK-based e-commerce technology business and a global provider of compensation management software.
- Acted for the management team of Mayborn in relation to 3i’s sale of the group, including the ‘Tommee Tippee’ brand.
- Acted for Combe Inc. in relation to its acquisition of certain brands from GSK.
- Acted pro bono for Emmaus, a UK-based homelessness charity, in relation to its acquisition of Furniture Mine, a UK furniture recycling business.
- Acted pro bono for Agenda, a UK-based charity campaigning for women and girls at risk, in relation to its spin-out from its ‘host’ charity, the Young Foundation.