McKenna, Matthew J.

Matthew J. McKenna

Associate
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Matt McKenna focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, securities offerings and other matters related to corporate governance. Matt works with a variety of public and private companies as well as private equity investors and their portfolio companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and strategic investments. His capital markets experience includes the representation of issuers in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities as well as advising on disclosure and reporting obligations under U.S. federal securities laws.

Matt McKenna focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, securities offerings and other matters related to corporate governance. Matt works with a variety of public and private companies as well as private equity investors and their portfolio companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and strategic investments. His capital markets experience includes the representation of issuers in public and private offerings of equity and debt securities as well as advising on disclosure and reporting obligations under U.S. federal securities laws.

Matt has been involved in the following transactions‎:‎

  • Represented Claxton Engineering Services Inc. in the purchase of all ‎of the assets of Proserv UK Limited’s international field technology ‎services (FTS) business unit, including its surveying capability
  • Represented Marimon Business Systems, Inc., in its equity sale for an ‎undisclosed value to the Flex Technology Group, a portfolio company ‎of the San Francisco-based private equity firm Oval Partners
  • Represented ION Geophysical Corporation in a public offering of 1.82 ‎million shares of ION’s common stock together with warrants to ‎purchase an additional 1.82 million shares
  • Assisted in the representation of Comstock Resources, Inc., in an ‎underwritten public offering of 40 million shares of common stock at a ‎price of $5.00 per share, with a 30-day option for underwriters to ‎purchase up to 6 million additional shares of common stock
  • Assisted in the representation of Main Street Capital Corporation in a ‎new $24.4 million portfolio investment in Cody Pools, Inc.‎
  • Assisted in the representation of Main Street Capital Corporation in a ‎new $31.8 million portfolio investment to facilitate the minority ‎recapitalization of Classic H&G Holdings, LLC
  • Assisted in the representation of Edgewater Midstream, LLC, in an ‎initial capital commitment of $400 million from EnCap Flatrock ‎Midstream and the Edgewater management team
  • Assisted in the representation of National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), in ‎a $500 million public offering of 3.60% senior notes due 2029, ‎together with an amendment to NOV’s credit agreement and a pending ‎redemption of a portion of NOV’s 2.60% senior notes due 2022‎
  • Assisted in the representation of White Deer Energy in the sale of its ‎portfolio company, On Point Oilfield Holdings, LLC, to Gravity, a ‎leading water and energy infrastructure company backed by affiliates ‎of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.‎
  • Assisted in the representation of Generation Pipeline LLC and its ‎owners in connection with a Federal Trade Commission investigation ‎of a transaction involving the sale of Generation Pipeline to NEXUS ‎Gas Transmission, LLC, and its member companies, DTE Energy ‎Company and Enbridge Inc., for approximately $160 million
  • Assisted in the representation of NewBridge Resources, LLC, in the ‎acquisition of Pacific Coast Energy Holdings LLC from Metalmark ‎Breitburn Holdings LLC and Greenhill Capital Partners II, LP
  • Assisted in the representation of Allied Power Group, LLC (APG), a ‎Fund III portfolio company of OFS Energy Fund, in the sale of APG ‎to an affiliate of AEA Investors LP
  • Assisted in the representation of Comstock Resources, Inc., in the ‎acquisition of Covey Park Energy LLC in a cash and stock merger ‎valued at approximately $2.2 billion
  • Assisted in the representation of Acteon Group Ltd. in the acquisition ‎of TerraSond
  • Assisted in the representation of Nuevo Midstream Dos, LLC, in a ‎definitive agreement with an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners to ‎purchase Republic Midstream, LLC
  • Assisted in the representation of Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc., in ‎the company’s sale to Quorum Software, a Thoma Bravo portfolio ‎company
  • Assisted in the representation of Twin Point Capital in its equity ‎investment in Flix Entertainment LLC to fund the continued growth and ‎development of Flix Brewhouse
  • Assisted in the representation of NewStar Financial, Inc., in two ‎related transactions, including the sale of its portfolio and investment ‎assets to an investment fund sponsored by GSO Capital Partners LLP ‎and NewStar’s subsequent acquisition by First Eagle Investment ‎Management
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Education
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2017
    Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Articles Editor
  • B.A., Economics & Political Science, cum laude, University of Florida, 2013
Bar Admissions
  • Texas