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Matthew B. Jordan
Partner

Tel: +1-212-373-3921
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mjordan@paulweiss.com

+1-212-373-3921
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-658-9735

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A partner in the Tax Department, Matthew Jordan advises clients on a variety of U.S. federal income tax matters, including in connection with U.S. and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions, strategic investments and joint ventures, and financing and capital markets transactions. His practice also includes advising investment funds on the structuring, formation and operation of funds, and “upper tier” arrangements.

EXPERIENCE

Matthew’s recent private equity experience includes:

  • Apollo Global Management and its portfolio companies in various transactions, including:
    • in the debt restructuring of its portfolio company, Jupiter Resources
    • in its acquisition of an 80.1 percent interest in Lumileds from Royal Philips
    • in the formation of Apollo Revolver Fund II
  • General Atlantic in a variety of acquisitions, including Morphe, A Place for Mom, General Information Services and Too Faced
  • Roark Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in various transactions, including:
    • in its acquisitions of Mathnasium, Nothing Bundt Cakes, ServiceMaster Brands, Divisions Maintenance Group and Fitness Connection, among others
    • Driven Brands in its acquisition of International Car Wash Group
    • in the $751 million IPO of its portfolio company, Driven Brands
    • in its $200 million convertible preferred stock investment in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated
    • in the formation of various private funds, including Fund V ($5 billion flagship private equity fund), Fund VI ($5 billion target private equity flagship fund), Fund II Sidecar, Diversified Restaurant Fund II
    • in the whole business securitizations of its portfolio companies, including Driven Brands, Arby’s, Sonic, Dunkin Brands, Orange Theory Fitness, ServiceMaster Brands, Focus Brands, CKE, Massage Envy and Primrose Schools, among others

Matthew has advised clients in various other transactions including:

  • Trane Technologies in the $15 billion Reverse Morris Trust spin-off and merger of its industrial business with Gardner Denver Holdings
  • Qualcomm Incorporated in its proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors
  • Altimar Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of HPS Investment Partners, LLC, in its combination with Owl Rock Capital Group and the Dyal Capital Partners division of Neuberger Berman Group LLC to form Blue Owl Capital Inc.
  • Altimar Acquisition Corp. II and Altimar Acquisition Corp. III, special purpose acquisition companies sponsored by an affiliate of HPS Investment Partners, LLC, in their IPOs
  • Altimar Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of HPS Investment Partners, LLC, in its proposed combination with Fathom Digital Manufacturing Corporation
  • Cumulus Media and certain of its affiliates in their chapter 11 cases, including a multi-day chapter 11 plan confirmation trial addressing, among other things, various valuation issues
  • An ad hoc committee of PIK loan lenders to EB Holdings II, the parent company of Eco-Bat Technologies Limited, the world’s largest producer of lead and lead alloys in the restructuring of approximately $2.5 billion in funded debt obligations through the company’s prepackaged chapter 11 case

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