Matthew J. Guercio

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8535
F 212 728 9535
mguerciowillkie.com

Matthew J. Guercio is a partner in the firm's Corporate and Financial Services Department. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions (both public and private companies), private equity/venture capital transactions and corporate restructurings and reorganizations. In addition, Matthew provides advice on general corporate and securities matters. Matthew’s private equity experience includes representing financial sponsors in early stage and growth equity investments, as well as portfolio company representation.

Highlights

Matthew J. Guercio is a partner in the firm's Corporate and Financial Services Department. His practice includes mergers and acquisitions (both public and private companies), private equity/venture capital transactions and corporate restructurings and reorganizations. In addition, Matthew provides advice on general corporate and securities matters. Matthew’s private equity experience includes representing financial sponsors in early stage and growth equity investments, as well as portfolio company representation.

Selected Significant Matters

  • Insight Venture Partners in its investment in Ministry Brands
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with a $250 million funding round for Tenable Network Security
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with a $200 million investment round in BlaBlaCar
  • Westport in its merger with Fuel Systems Solutions
  • Insight Venture Partners in its $75 million investment in Fenergo
  • Insight Venture Partners in its control investment in Virgin Pulse
  • Concurrent agreements by Shutterstock, Inc. to acquire Rex Features and PremiumBeat
  • Sale of Metalogix to Permira Funds
  • BeyondTrust in its sale to Veritas Capital
  • Insight Venture Partners in its acquisition of FireMon
  • AirWatch investors Insight Venture Partners and Accel Partners in the $1.54 billion sale of AirWatch to VMware, Inc.
  • Insight Venture Partners in its acquisition of Unitrends, Inc.
  • Westport Innovations in its acquisition of BAF Technologies
  • Insight Venture Partners in its growth equity investment in Airwatch
  • Insight Venture Partners in its acquisition of Kaseya Software
  • Berkley Capital in the sale of FSV Payment Systems, Inc.
  • Insight Venture Partners in the $2 billion agreement to take Quest Software private
  • GFI Software, an affiliate of Insight Venture Partners, in several acquisitions including TeamViewer, Katharion, HoundDog and VIPRE Software
  • J.Crew Group Chairman and CEO Millard Drexler as part of the buying group in the $3 billion acquisition of J.Crew
  • Folhamatic Group, an affiliate of Insight Venture Partners, in its sale to UK-based Sage Group plc
  • GreenTree Credit Solutions, an affiliate of Centerbridge Capital Partners, in its approximately $1 billion acquisition by Walter Investment Management Corp.
  • Weber-Hydraulik in the acquisition of Hyco International from Centre Partners Management
  • Lime Rock Partners in its investment in UTEC International
  • Funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group and Centerbridge Capital Partners in their terminated $8.9 billion agreement to acquire Penn National Gaming and their subsequent purchase of $1.25 billion of preferred stock of Penn National Gaming
  • Resorts International in its $675 million sale of Resorts East Chicago to Ameristar Casinos
  • Resorts International in its $960 million CMBS refinancing
  • Insight Venture Partners in its investment in Six Waves
  • Insight Venture Partners in its investment in Jirbo
  • Insight Venture Partners in its acquisition of eCommerce Industries
  • Best Buy in the sale of Speakeasy to Covad Communications
  • Major League Baseball in the sale of the Washington Nationals Franchise
  • MidAmerican Energy in its terminated $4.7 billion agreement to acquire Constellation Energy