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University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.M.
Massey University, New Zealand, business school diploma, with distinction.
University of Otago, New Zealand, B.A., with first class honors, LL.B.
Matthew O'Loughlin advises public and private companies, entrepreneurs, investors, private equity groups, and investment banks on corporate and transactional matters. This includes acting as outside corporate counsel, advising boards of directors and assisting companies with their day-to-day legal needs. His transactional expertise includes advising clients in connection with public and private offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, SEC reporting matters and corporate governance. Matt also represents investment banks acting as financial advisors in mergers and acquisitions and as underwriters and placement agents in capital markets transactions.
Matt's experiences spans a number of industries, including food and beverage, health and wellness, life science/healthcare, technology, entertainment, and financial institutions. Matt is co-editor of M&A Law, the newsletter of Manatt's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group.
His public company capital markets and securities experience encompasses a range of transactions; Example transactions include, representing:
His mergers and acquisitions experience encompasses a range of transactions; Example transactions include, representing:
Prior to joining Manatt, Matt worked as corporate counsel for a financial services company in Orange County, California, and as a tax policy analyst for the New Zealand government.
Recipient of California State Bar’s Wiley W. Manuel Pro Bono Services Award for distinguished public service (2009).
Named a Rising Star by Southern California Super Lawyers (Various years).
Member of transaction team awarded M&A Advisor’s Deal of the Year Award for middle market transactions (2007).
“New Requirements to Consider When Dealing with Fairness Opinions” Business Law Today, September/October 2008.
“The Mortgage Meltdown: A Tale of Representations, Warranties and Covenants, and Unintended Consequences,” Business Law Update, Fall 2007.
Admitted to practice in California and New Zealand (inactive).
Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of Orange County.
Association of Corporate Growth, Orange County.
Adviser, Digital Media Center.
“What Venture Capitalists Need to Know About Term Sheets and Valuations,” ExecSense, November 2010.
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