PALO ALTO, Calif., April 12, 2017 — The Daily Journal has named King & Spalding Silicon Valley and San Francisco corporate partner Matt Stewart to its annual 40 Under 40 list, honoring “top young attorneys — 20 from Northern California, 20 from Southern California — in all fields and practices.”
In a profile today (pdf), the publication noted that “Stewart is a key leader in growing his firm’s mergers and acquisitions and private equity practice groups.” Stewart is a member of the King & Spalding’s Corporate Practice Group and focuses on the technology, media, telecommunications, and healthcare sectors. He advises private equity firms, growth equity and venture capital investors, and private and publicly-traded companies on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, growth equity investments, and financing transactions. He has advised on more than 200 M&A and growth equity deals that represent $30 billion in transaction value for leading strategic acquirers and private equity and venture capital firms.
Some recent notable deals that Stewart has led include GE Digital’s acquisitions of ServiceMax, Meridium and Nurego; UPS’s equity investments in Deliv and Optoro; Ebates’ acquisitions of Shopular, Cartera Commerce and the ShopStyle business unit of PopSugar; and multiple transactions for several leading private equity funds. Law360 named Stewart a Rising Star in the area of private equity in 2015.
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