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Matthew A. Greenberg
Matthew A. Greenberg
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Senior Associate — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Matthew A. Greenberg

Matthew A. Greenberg
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Matthew A. Greenberg

Matthew’s principal area of practice is corporate law, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities offerings, and general corporate representation.

Experience Highlights

  • Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in its acquisition of the Red Oak Power Plant, an 805 MW combined cycle, natural gas-fired generation facility, from Cogentrix, an affiliate of the Carlyle Group

  • Global Atlantic Financial Group in the $1.175 billion acquisition from Southern Power of a 33 percent minority interest in its solar portfolio (comprised of 26 operating solar facilities representing approximately 1.7 gigawatts of capacity)

  • Riverstone Holdings in its $5.2 billion take-private of Talen Energy Corporation, one of the largest independent power producers in the U.S. with a portfolio of power plants totaling approximately 16,000 MW, and associated debt financings

  • Consortium of certain new money equity investors, including Avenue Capital, in the announced over $18 billion acquisition and restructuring of Energy Future Holdings and Oncor, the largest transmission and distribution utility in Texas, and the conversion of the companies into a REIT 

  • Riverstone Holdings in the $9.5 billion formation of Talen Energy Corporation, one of the largest independent power producers in the U.S., through a Reverse Morris Trust spin-off of PPL Corporation’s merchant power generation business and the concurrent combination thereof with Riverstone’s merchant power generation business and associated debt financings

  • Huntsman Corporation in its $1.1 billion acquisition of the performance additives and titanium dioxide businesses of Rockwood Holdings

  • Riverstone Holdings in its $400 million acquisition of three coal-fired generating plants located in Maryland from a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation

  • Wayzata Investment Partners in the $625 million sale by its portfolio company, MinnTex Power Holdings, of its 1,050 MW, combined-cycle power plant in Guadalupe County, Texas to Calpine Corporation

Credentials

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2012 (Editor-in-Chief, Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law; Member, Texas Law Review)
  • American University, B.A., International Studies and Economics magna cum laude, 2006 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Legal 500 U.S., Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power, 2020; Energy Transactions: Conventional Power, 2020
  • Expert Guides, “Rising Star”  in Corporate/M&A/Private Equity, 2020
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), “Ones to Watch,” 2021
  • Board Member and TELA Fellow: Texas Energy Law Association
  • Texas
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • Hebrew (proficient)