Matthew J. Haddad

Partner

New York
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-6099
T 212 728 8504
F 212 728 9504
mhaddadwillkie.com

Matthew J. Haddad is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Matthew’s focus includes mergers and acquisitions (both public and private companies), private equity/venture capital transactions, joint ventures and capital markets transactions. 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.

Matthew J. Haddad is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. Matthew’s focus includes mergers and acquisitions (both public and private companies), private equity/venture capital transactions, joint ventures and capital markets transactions. 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

Matthew has advised on the following significant matters:

  • SmartBear Software in its acquisition by Francisco Partners
  • Insight Venture Partners in its $165 million investment in Tricentis
  • eVestment in its $705 million sale to Nasdaq
  • Westport Innovations Inc. in its merger with Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc.
  • HealthEquity, Inc., in its acquisition of the HSA portfolio of M&T Bank
  • HealthEquity, Inc. in its acquisition of the HSA portfolio of The Bancorp
  • LOGICnow in its acquisition by SolarWinds
  • Concurrent agreements by Shutterstock, Inc. to acquire Rex Features and PremiumBeat
  • HealthEquity, Inc., one of the largest U.S. health savings account non-bank custodians, in its initial public offering and several follow-on offerings
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with numerous private equity investments, venture capital financings and acquisitions
  • Insight Venture Partners in connection with the IPOs of several portfolio companies
  • ECi Software Solutions in its sale to The Carlyle Group
  • Aberdeen Asset Management PLC in connection with its acquisition of Artio Global Investors, Inc.
  • GFI Software S.A. in connection with its spin-off of its VIPRE software business
  • eVestment, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Fundspire, Inc. and its merger with Strategic Financial Solutions Holdings, LLC
  • GFI Software S.A. in connection with several acquisitions, including Katharion, Sunbelt Software, Inc. and TeamViewer GmbH
  • Leveraged recapitalization of GFI Software S.A.
  • W.R. Berkley Corporation in its $350 million offering of senior notes
  • HOV Services in connection with its joint venture combination with SourceCorp, Incorporated, an affiliate of Apollo Global Management
  • Avecia Biotechnology, Inc. in its acquisition by Nitto Denko Corporation
  • WRM America Holding Company, LLC, an affiliate of Aquiline Capital Partners, in connection with its acquisition of RMI Consulting Inc.
  • Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd in connection with its redomestication to Switzerland from Bermuda

Selected Publications and Lectures

  • "Private Equity in the Age of Regulatory Scrutiny," Bloomberg BNA (2014, co-author)