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Matthew M. Thompson

Matthew M. Thompson

Partner

Lynn Financial Center
1905 NW Corporate Blvd
Suite 310
Boca Raton, FL 33431
matthew.thompson@nelsonmullins.com

Matthew represents a diverse group of clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, partnerships, joint ventures, commercial loans, manufacturing and distribution matters, employment matters, executive compensation (including equity incentives), SEC and blue sky law compliance, corporate governance, business formation, entity selection, pre–litigation matters, and other contract negotiations.         ...

Matthew represents a diverse group of clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, partnerships, joint ventures, commercial loans, manufacturing and distribution matters, employment matters, executive compensation (including equity incentives), SEC and blue sky law compliance, corporate governance, business formation, entity selection, pre–litigation matters, and other contract negotiations.             

Matthew works with senior executives and acts as primary outside counsel for clients in a broad range of industries. Clients include real estate developers and operators, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, software companies, advertising and marketing companies, physician groups, pharmacies, hospitals, hospice providers, managed care facilities, financial institutions, building materials companies, shippers, telephone sales companies, golf and country clubs, and professional sports franchises.

Matthew M. Thompson

   

Matthew works with senior executives and acts as primary outside counsel for clients in a broad range of industries. Clients include real estate developers and operators, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, software companies, advertising and marketing companies, physician groups, pharmacies, hospitals, hospice providers, managed care facilities, financial institutions, building materials companies, shippers, telephone sales companies, golf and country clubs, and professional sports franchises.

Matthew represents a diverse group of clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, partnerships, joint ventures, commercial loans, manufacturing and distribution matters, employment matters, executive compensation (including equity incentives), SEC and blue sky law compliance, corporate governance, business formation, entity selection, pre–litigation matters, and other contract negotiations.         ...    

Matthew works with senior executives and acts as primary outside counsel for clients in a broad range of industries. Clients include real estate developers and operators, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, software companies, advertising and marketing companies, physician groups, pharmacies, hospitals, hospice providers, managed care facilities, financial institutions, building materials companies, shippers, telephone sales companies, golf and country clubs, and professional sports franchises.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

  • Represented multiple buyers in acquisitions in the franchised restaurant industry with transaction values between $5 million and $50 million
  • Represented sellers in multiple dispositions in the franchised restaurant industry with transaction values between $5 million and $325 million
  • Represented seller in $60 million sale of an e-commerce business to a publicly traded company, including issuance of restricted public stock
  • Represented buyers in multiple industry consolidations with transaction values between $3 million and $25 million
  • Represented seller in a $30 million sale of a manufacturing and distribution business to private equity, including founder rollover equity and earnout payments
  • Represented seller in a $150 million sale of a healthcare business to private equity, including founder rollover equity
  • Represented sellers in a $75 million sale of a portfolio of companies to a publicly traded buyer, with a series of staged closings
  • Represented sellers in a $20 million sale of technology and e-commerce businesses to an international buyer
  • Represented seller in a $27 million sale of a sales and distribution business to a strategic buyer
  • Represented founders in a $10 million strategic equity investment, with contemplated follow-on investments resulting in majority founder exit
  • Represented a company in multiple series of common stock, convertible debt and preferred stock offerings in excess of $20 million 
  • Represented sellers in $37 million sale to private equity fund, including rollover equity and non–compete provisions in the healthcare industry
  • Represented seller in $4.5 million asset sale with related technology development and licensing agreements
  • Represented buyer in $95 million portfolio real estate purchase with joint venture partner
  • Represented companies in numerous investments by private equity funds, in either minority or control positions, with investment values ranging from $1 million to $250 million
  •  Represented developers and equity investors in real estate development joint ventures with multiple levels of equity investments, equity financings, senior debt and/or mezzanine debt components, with total development budgets ranging from $5 million to $200 million
  • Represented owners in multiple sales and acquisitions of real estate that qualify for 1031 tax deferral
  • Represented companies in various lending transactions with values between $5 million and $300 million
  • Represented a company in multiple series of common stock, convertible debt and preferred stock offerings
  • Represented seller in $8 million sale of an operating business to a private equity fund
  • Represented buyer in $6.5 million asset acquisition in healthcare industry
  • Represented buyer in $5 million acquisition of an ambulatory surgery center
  • Represented real estate developer in $60 million HUD financing

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (2004)
  • University of Wisconsin–Madison, BBA (2001)

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Illinois

Practice Areas

Industries

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  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Illinois Bar Association
  • Founding Mentor, FAU Tech Runway, Start–Up Business Accelerator Program
  • Certified Mentor, The Venture Mentoring Team – Non–Profit Start–Up Business Support Organization
  • Trustee, Friends of Gumbo Lindo
  • Director and Vice President, Wisconsin Alumni Association, Palm Beach County Chapter
  • Youth softball and soccer coach