Matthew V. P. McTygue: Lawyer with Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Matthew V. P. McTygue

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Debt Finance & Capital Markets
  • Private Equity
  • Venture Capital
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Technology
  • Wireless & Satellite
  • Media & Telecommunications
  • Energy & Cleantech
  • Communications
  • Financing and Distribution
  • Publishing
  • Telecommunications
University Denison University, B.A., cum laude, 1992
Law SchoolCornell Law School, J.D., 1996
Admitted1996, New Hampshire; 1999, Massachusetts


American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Boston Bar Association
New Hampshire Bar Association
Cornell Club of Boston

BornBoston, Massachusetts, 1970

Matt is the co-chair of the Debt Finance and Capital Markets Group, a partner in the Business Law Department and the partner-in-charge of the Boston office of the firm. He specializes in debt finance and private equity transactions in a variety of industries.

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

•senior secured credit facilities for a molecular diagnostics laboratory

•middle market revolving credit facility for a residential security alarm company

•royalty interest-based financings and other credit facilities and related investments in life sciences companies for a lender

•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

Community Involvement
Matt serves on the Board of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and serves as Co-Chair of both the Diversity and Inclusion Section of the Boston Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association High School Summer Jobs Program, which places city public high school students in legal office internships each summer. Matt is also a fellow of the Boston Bar Foundation and the Massachusetts Bar Foundation and has served on the Massachusetts Bar Foundation Grant Advisory Committee. Matt has served on the boards of directors and fundraising committees of local non-profit organizations, including GLAD, Transition House and the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans. Matt is a member of the Firm's advisory committee and the Boston office diversity and pro bono committees, and previously served as the chair of the Boston office diversity committee, the co-chair of the Firm's technology committee and a member of the hiring committee.

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Office Information

Matthew V. P. McTygue

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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