McTygue, Matthew V. P.

Matthew V. P. McTygue




Matt McTygue practices private equity and finance law and is the Office Managing Partner of the Firm’s Boston office. Matt has extensive experience representing private equity and venture capital firms, investors, commercial lenders and private companies in a broad range of business and financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, private equity financings, senior, mezzanine and venture debt financings, restructurings and recapitalizations and general corporate matters. Matt works with companies, investors and lenders in a variety of industries, including Energy, Healthcare, Life Sciences and Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

Representative Experience

Notable Debt Finance Experience
Matt has represented senior and mezzanine lenders, public and private companies and private equity sponsors in connection with:

  • multiple senior subordinated debt and equity financings for a middle market private equity fund investing in manufacturing companies
  • senior secured credit facilities for a molecular diagnostics laboratory
  • revolving credit facility for a residential security alarm companies
  • royalty interest-based financings and other credit facilities and related investments in life sciences companies
  • syndicated senior revolving credit and term loan facilities for a public telecommunications company
  • multiple senior and mezzanine debt and equity financing transactions for a lender to cloud computing & managed hosting services companies
  • senior revolving and term loan facility transactions for a residential and commercial security alarm business
  • royalty interest-based financing transactions for a life sciences and biopharmaceuticals company
  • senior and subordinated revolving and term financing of consumer lending companies and collection agencies for a commercial lender
  • restructuring of a manufacturing company’s credit facilities for a commercial lender
  • multiple leveraged buyout transactions involving senior and mezzanine credit facilities across a broad range of industries, including energy, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, oilfield services and security alarm sales, installation and monitoring on behalf of private equity funds and fundless sponsors

Notable Private Equity Experience
Matt has represented equity sponsors, investors and operating companies in connection with leveraged buyouts, mergers, acquisitions and recapitalizations, including:

  • growth equity financing of a molecular diagnostics laboratory
  • the acquisition of an oilfield services company specializing in chemical treatment and technical services for oilfield applications
  • a buyout and of a leading supplier of liquid and gaseous oxygen and nitrogen generators and water treatment systems for the military, medical, and oil & gas markets
  • the sale of a technology research and consulting firm
  • the sale of a service provider to the industrial asset management industry
  • the leveraged buyout of a company in the life settlements industry
  • the leveraged buyout of an industrial process instrumentation company
  • the leveraged buyout of a microbiology company by a life sciences tools company
  • the leveraged buyout of a leading publisher of business-to-business magazines, tabloids, newsletters and online resources in the health and safety, industrial hygiene, ergonomic, environmental, healthcare, security, home technology and water & wastewater industries
  • the sale of a media and technology trade show business by an independent technology research and consulting firm
  • the acquisition of a publisher of award-winning business-to-business magazines and other publications for the automotive industry
  • the leveraged buyout of a variety of companies in the oilfield services and supplies industry
  • the leveraged buyout of multiple security alarm monitoring businesses
  • venture debt financings and royalty interest financings for a variety of companies in the technology and life sciences industries
  • venture capital financings for a variety of New England businesses by a community development fund

Leadership and Community Involvement

Matt is Chair of the Firm’s Practice Development Committee and serves on the Firm's Lateral Hire Committee, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Associate Orientation and Development Committee and Technology Committee. Matt previously served as a co-chair of the Firm’s Debt Finance Practice Group and as a member of the Firm’s Board of Directors.

Matt serves on the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Boston Bar Association Executive Committee, Council and Law Firm Leadership Forum. Matt is also a Fellow of the Boston and Massachusetts Bar Foundations and has served as Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Section of the Boston Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association Summer Jobs Program, which places city public high school students in legal office internships each summer. He has also served as a member of the Boston Bar Association and Boston Bar Foundation's Joint Finance Committee. 

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Secretary, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Recipient, LGBT Business Trailblazer Award, Boston Business Journal