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Matt Hortenstine
Matt Hortenstine
Senior Associate — Private Investment Funds and Mergers & Acquisitions
Senior Associate — Private Investment Funds and Mergers & Acquisitions

Matt Hortenstine

Matt Hortenstine
New York

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
32nd Floor
New York, New York 10036

Matt Hortenstine

Experience Highlights

  • Representation of multiple sponsors in the formation of private equity funds, venture capital funds and other fund matters, including:

    • Ridgewood Energy and Ridgewood Infrastructure
    • White Deer Energy
    • Roots Management Group
    • Clovis Point Capital
  • Apollo Global Management in an equity commitment to affiliates of Momentum Minerals, LLC, a premier mineral and royalty acquisition fund headquartered in Houston, Texas

  • Takkion Holdings, a subsidiary of funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in Transportation Partners & Logistics, a leading provider of logistics, transportation, and supply chain management solutions serving renewable energy and industrial markets

  • Apollo Global Management in the acquisition of an approximately $1 billion portfolio from GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services unit

  • Riata Capital Group in its recapitalization of Greenix Pest Control, a residential pest control platform

  • Chisholm Oil and Gas in its strategic combination with Gastar Exploration to create a leading STACK E&P company

  • Salt Fork Resources, a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings, in the sale of natural gas and oil properties to Ascent Resources and cash contribution by Riverstone to Ascent

  • Double Eagle Energy Holdings III in the formation of DoublePoint Energy with FourPoint Permian and DoublePoint’s subsequent acquisition of assets from undisclosed sellers

  • Queen’s Gambit Growth Capital, a SPAC, in its $345 million initial public offering of units

  • Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp., a SPAC, in its initial public offering of units (In Registration)

  • The Lion Electric Company, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, in its $1.9 billion combination with Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp., a SPAC

  • Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, in its business combination with Fisker Inc., a developer of eco-friendly electric vehicles


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D. cum laude, 2017 (Editor-in-Chief, Law & Business Review of the Americas)
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Government, 2014
  • Selected to the New York Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2023
  • New York