Matthew Nelson is a corporate and private equity Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions and complex corporate transactions. He leads HWLE’s private equity practice and is a Practice Group Head in our National Corporate & Commercial Group, which is one of the largest corporate and commercial practice groups in Australia.
Matthew regularly advises on sale processes, share purchase agreements, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, Australian foreign investment rules, warranty and indemnity insurance, corporate restructures and general corporate and commercial matters.
Matthew has a prolific record in completing over 200 M&A transactions over the past decade in a career spanning practice in London, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. He is one of Australia’s most active M&A advisers and regularly advises boards, investors and organisations on strategic matters of significance.
Matthew’s clients describe him as “a strategic thinker and effective negotiator”, “highly responsive” and “technically excellent and commercially pragmatic”. Prior to joining HWL Ebsworth, Matthew practised at global magic circle and silver circle firms.
Matthew’s recent experience includes: