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Matthew B. Rogers
Partner
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Phone: +1-212-455-2465
Fax: +1-212-455-2502

A Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department, Matt Rogers advises clients on complex mergers and acquisitions transactions. He regularly represents private equity firms as well as public and private companies in a wide range of matters, including strategic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, dispositions, minority investments and joint ventures. Matt has experience representing clients across a variety of sectors including asset management, financial services, real estate and healthcare. His many prominent clients have included private equity firms such as Blackstone, KKR, Oaktree Capital Group, Centerbridge Partners and Apax Partners, as well as large corporations such as TD Bank, People’s United, IBERIABANK and Owens & Minor. Matt was recently named an “M&A Rising Star” by The Deal, where he is lauded as a “problem-solver” with broad experience guiding a “series of  megadeals across sectors.”

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Work Highlights
  • TD Bank in the announced $26 billion sale of TD Ameritrade to Schwab 
  • Blackstone in multiple real estate transactions, including its: $18.7 billion acquisition of U.S. logistics assets from GLP, the largest-ever private real estate transaction; $5.9 billion acquisition of U.S. logistics assets from Colony Capital; $7.6 billion acquisition of Gramercy Property Trust; C$3.8 billion acquisition of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust; $8 billion acquisition of BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.; and $3.5 billion sale of properties to, and associated investment in, Hudson Pacific Properties 
  • Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings in multiple minority asset management investments, including its investments in Marlin Equity Partners, GI Partners, Francisco Partners, PAG, Kohlberg & Co., L.P. and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
  • IBERIABANK Corporation in its announced $3.9 billion merger-of-equals with First Horizon National Corporation, and in its acquisitions of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Co. and Sabadell United Bank
  • Oaktree Capital Group, LLC in its sale of approximately 62% of the Oaktree business to Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in its $5.7 billion sale of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. to, and associated investment in, Invesco Ltd.
  • AEA Investors LP in its acquisition of Jack’s Family Restaurants 
  • Owens & Minor, Inc. in its $710 million acquisition of Halyard Health’s Surgical & Infection Prevention Business
  • Air Medical Group Holdings, a KKR portfolio company, in its $2.4 billion acquisition of American Medical Response, Inc., and KKR in its acquisition of Air Medical Group Holdings
  • Red Ventures in its $1.4 billion acquisition of Bankrate, Inc. 
  • Acelity, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, CPP and PSP, in the $2.9 billion sale of  its LifeCell Business Unit to Allergan  
  • People’s United Financial, Inc. in its $402 million acquisition of Suffolk Bancorp
     
Accolades
  • "M&A Rising Star," The Deal (2019)
Education
  • New York University School of Law, 2009 J.D.
    magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Notes Editor, New York University Law Review; George P. Foulk Memorial Award; Pomeroy Scholar, Butler Scholar and Scholar of the Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business
  • Cornell University, 2006 B.S.
    magna cum laude; Tau Beta Pi; Eta Kappa Nu
Associations
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Admissions
  • New York 2010

Matt Rogers is a Partner in the Firm’s Corporate Department, where he focuses on mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. He regularly represents private equity firms as well as public and private companies in a wide range of matters, including strategic mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, dispositions, minority investments and joint ventures. Matt has experience representing clients across a variety of sectors including asset management, financial services, real estate and healthcare. His many prominent clients have included private equity firms such as Blackstone, KKR, Oaktree Capital Group, Centerbridge Partners and Apax Partners, as well as large corporations such as TD Bank, People’s United, IBERIABANK and Owens & Minor.

Some of Matt’s recent representations include:

  • TD Bank in the announced $26 billion sale of TD Ameritrade to Schwab
  • Blackstone in multiple real estate transactions, including its: $18.7 billion acquisition of U.S. logistics assets from GLP, the largest-ever private real estate transaction; $5.9 billion acquisition of U.S. logistics assets from Colony Capital; $7.6 billion acquisition of Gramercy Property Trust; C$3.8 billion acquisition of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust; $8 billion acquisition of BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.; and $3.5 billion sale of properties to, and associated investment in, Hudson Pacific Properties
  • Blackstone Strategic Capital Holdings in multiple minority asset management investments, including its investments in Marlin Equity Partners, GI Partners, Francisco Partners, PAG, Kohlberg & Co., L.P. and Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.
  • IBERIABANK Corporation in its announced $3.9 billion merger-of-equals with First Horizon National Corporation, and in its acquisitions of Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Co. and Sabadell United Bank
  • Oaktree Capital Group, LLC in its sale of approximately 62% of the Oaktree business to Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
  • Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company in its $5.7 billion sale of OppenheimerFunds, Inc. to, and associated investment in, Invesco Ltd.
  • AEA Investors LP in its acquisition of Jack’s Family Restaurants
  • Owens & Minor, Inc. in its $710 million acquisition of Halyard Health’s Surgical & Infection Prevention Business
  • Air Medical Group Holdings, a KKR portfolio company, in its $2.4 billion acquisition of American Medical Response, Inc., and KKR in its acquisition of Air Medical Group Holdings
  • Red Ventures in its $1.4 billion acquisition of Bankrate, Inc.
  • Acelity, a portfolio company of Apax Partners, CPP and PSP, in the $2.9 billion sale ofits LifeCell Business Unit to Allergan
  • People’s United Financial, Inc. in its $402 million acquisition of Suffolk Bancorp

Recently named an “M&A Rising Star” by The Deal, Matt is lauded as a “problem-solver” with broad experience guiding a “series of  megadeals across sectors.”

Matt graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from New York University School of Law in 2009, where he was a Notes Editor of the New York University Law Review, was awarded the George P. Foulk Memorial Award, and was also named Pomeroy Scholar, Butler Scholar and Scholar of the Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program in Law and Business. In 2006, Matt received his B.S., magna cum laude, from Cornell University, where he was elected a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society and the Eta Kappa Nu electrical engineering honor society. He is admitted to practice in New York and is a member of the American Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

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