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Matthew A. Greenberg
Matthew A. Greenberg
Counsel — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions
Counsel — Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions

Matthew A. Greenberg

Matthew A. Greenberg
Houston

1001 Fannin Street
Suite 2500
Houston, TX 77002

Matthew A. Greenberg

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
  • IFLR1000, 2020
  • Board Member and TELA Fellow: Texas Energy Law Association
  • Texas
  • Spanish (fluent)
  • Hebrew (proficient)