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Michael P. Gibson
Michael P. Gibson
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital
Senior Associate — Mergers & Acquisitions and Venture Capital

Michael P. Gibson

Michael P. Gibson
Austin

2801 Via Fortuna
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Michael P. Gibson

Experience Highlights

  • TPG Growth and The Rise Fund in their majority investment in Greenhouse, a hiring software company

  • Tinicum in its acquisition of Watlow, a designer and manufacturer of complete thermal systems

  • Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce solutions and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Certona, a provider of real-time, AI-driven omnichannel personalization software solutions

  • PAS Global in its sale to Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions

  • SailPoint in the equity investment by Thoma Bravo in the company, a provider of on-premises and cloud identity management software solutions

  • Kibo, a leader in cloud commerce solutions and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Monetate, a leader in personalization software for consumer-facing brands

  • Khoros, a customer engagement software provider and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Flow.ai, a conversational AI platform for designing and managing chatbots

  • PayLease, a leading PropTech provider for property managers and community associations and a Vista Equity Partners portfolio company, in its acquisition of Zego, maker of a smart home hub for apartment living

  • Vida Capital, a multi-billion dollar alternative asset manager specializing in insurance-linked strategies, in its acquisition by Redbird Capital and Reverence Capital Partners

  • Lifesize, a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions, in its merger with Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service provider, via its financial sponsor, Marlin Equity Partners

  • SailPoint Technologies, a leader in enterprise identity governance, in its acquisitions of Orkus and OverWatchID

  • Rebellion Photonics, a provider of intelligent, visual gas monitoring solutions, in its acquisition by Honeywell

  • Spredfast, a leading provider of social media management software and solutions, in the merger with Lithium Technologies via its private equity sponsor, Vista Equity Partners 

  • Encore Dredging Partners, a portfolio company of AV Capital Holdings, in its acquisition of Inland Dredging Company

  • Daseke in its merger with Aveda Transportation and Energy Services, one of the largest oil rig moving companies in North America

  • Covenant Transportation Group in the acquisition of Landair Holdings, a leading for-hire truckload carrier and supplier of 3PL transportation, warehousing and logistics inventory management

  • ArcBest Corporation in the $25 million acquisition of Logistics & Distribution Services, a private logistics and distribution company

  • Cirrus Logic in its $488 million acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics, a supplier of mixed-signal semiconductor devices and audio solutions to the consumer electronics market traded on the London Stock Exchange

  • Austin Ventures in its acquisition of SAM, Inc., a surveying, mapping and engineering company 

  • BMC Software in the acquisition of assets of CDB Software, a mainframe data management company

  • Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of Seaside Healthcare, a behavioral health services provider

  • Pharos Capital Group in its acquisition of Employee Benefit Solutions, a provider of employee benefit and wellness products for employers

  • Montrose Lane (formerly Cottonwood Venture Partners) in a $5 million Series A investment in Trivie, an adaptive learning platform

  • Engage Mobilize, a digital field management platform that improves the way oil and gas companies interact with service providers, in a bridge financing led by Montrose Lane (formerly Cottonwood Venture Partners)

  • Montrose Lane (formerly Cottonwood Venture Partners) in the formation of its inaugural fund with total capital commitments of $32 million

  • Spredfast in a $32.5 million round of venture capital funding for the company, a producer of software designed to enable companies to manage social media campaigns and customer acquisition initiatives

  • Spredfast in the $50 million Series F financing for the company, a producer of software designed to enable companies to manage social media campaigns and customer acquisition initiatives 

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures in the $15 million Series D financing of Siluria Technologies, a natural gas technology company 

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures in intellectual property efforts, including non-infringement analysis, related to the $20 million Series D financing of Rive Technology, a hydrocracking catalyst company

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures in the Series D financing of Novomer, a sustainable chemistry company, pioneering a family of high-performance, environmentally responsible polymers and chemical intermediates

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures as lead investor in the $25 million Series D financing of ConXtech, a construction technology company that develops and builds mass-customizable, modular, prefabricated and sustainable structural steel building systems 

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures as lead investor in the $11.6 million Series C financing of 908 Devices, a pioneer of purpose-built analytical devices for chemical analysis 

  • Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures in its $10 million Series C financing of NanoMech, a user of nanotechnology to develop advanced products for industrial and mechanical applications such as lubricants, coatings and specialty chemicals 

  • AVX Partners in its formation of a pledge fund and the fund’s investment in the Series A Preferred Stock of a data analytics company

Credentials

  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2013
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A. with high honors, 2008 (Phi Beta Kappa)
  • Texas