BOSTON, MA —Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that Matthew McBride has joined the firm’s Boston office as a partner in its Fund Formation & Investment Management Practice Group. McBride comes to Foley from Proskauer Rose LLP, where he was a partner in the Private Funds Group.
McBride focuses his practice on representing investment managers in all aspects of their business, with a particular emphasis on representing private equity sponsors in connection with the establishment of private investment funds, fundraising activities, structuring of management company and in-house arrangements and regulatory, compliance and governance matters. He has extensive experience advising sponsors across various strategies, including buyout, growth equity, venture capital, private credit, funds-of-funds and secondary funds. McBride has represented sponsors ranging from first-time and emerging managers to some of the largest and best-known sponsors of private equity funds. In addition, he has worked with family offices in the formation of investment vehicles, in-house agreements, incentive compensation plans and their investment activities.
In addition to a core practice of fund formation, McBride has assisted clients with a wide array of other matters, including managing company restructurings, hiring and separations, incentive compensation plans, retirement and succession planning, joint ventures and other strategic transactions. He has also represented sponsors in connection with GP-led restructuring, strip sales and affiliated recapitalizations.