Matthew H. Nemeroff focuses on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, financing transactions and general corporate matters in the banking, insurance, financial technology and specialty finance sectors. He also actively represents private equity firms investing in the financial services sector.

Representative transactions include:

  • Zip Co Limited, an Australian public company, in its pending acquisition of QuadPay, Inc., which provides technology-enabled, buy-now-pay-later services;
  • an investor consortium consisting of The Bank of New York Mellon, Computershare, Clearstream, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase and State Street in their investment alongside Citi in a joint venture into which Citi spun out its electronic proxy voting platform known as Proxymity;
  • WeWork in an $8 billion transaction in which SoftBank provided financing to the company and proposed to acquire a majority of its outstanding shares through a tender offer;
  • Worldpay in its $43 billion merger with FIS;
  • American Express in its acquisition of LoungeBuddy;
  • OFG Bancorp in its $550 million acquisition of Scotiabank’s Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands banking operations;
  • Stone Point Capital in its portfolio company Stretto’s acquisition of CINGroup;
  • TPG Capital and its portfolio company, The Warranty Group, in The Warranty Group’s $2.5 billion business combination with Assurant, Inc.;
  • Deutsche Bank in its investment in ModoPayments, LLC, a payments technology startup;
  • AloStar Bank of Commerce in its $196 million sale to State Bank and Trust Company;
  • Pine Brook Capital Partners in its (i) acquisition of WhiteStar Asset Management from Triumph Bancorp and sale of WhiteStar Asset Management to Clearlake Capital Group; (ii) investment in Better Mortgage; and (iii) investment in Fair Square Financial Holdings LLC;
  • Live Oak Bancshares in its investment in Finxact, LLC, a company that develops and provides core banking technology;
  • Liberty Mutual Group Inc. in its $3 billion acquisition of Ironshore Inc.;
  • Validus Holdings, Ltd. in its $127.5 million acquisition of the crop risk services business of Archer-Daniels-Midland Company;
  • OceanFirst Financial Corp. in its separate acquisitions of six publicly traded and privately held community bank and thrift organizations;
  • The Blackstone Group in its acquisition of a controlling equity stake in Stearns Lending;
  • Green Bancorp, Inc. in its acquisition of Patriot Bancshares, Inc.;
  • Springleaf Holdings, Inc. in its $4.25 billion acquisition of OneMain Financial, Inc.;
  • Endurance Specialty Holdings in its $1.8 billion merger with Montpelier Re Holdings;
  • XL Group plc in its $4.2 billion acquisition of Catlin Group Limited; and
  • Fifth Street Finance Corp. in its settlement with activist investor RiverNorth Capital Management, LLC.



  • J.D., University of Florida School of Law, 2013
  • B.S.B.A., University of Central Florida, 2009


  • New York

Matthew H. Nemeroff

Associate, Financial Institutions; Mergers and Acquisitions