Matthew Hacker

Matthew F. Hacker

Associate
Matthew F. Hacker
Boston
+1 617 570 1079

Matthew Hacker is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Private Equity group. Mr. Hacker’s practice focuses primary on mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments across a broad range of industries, including technology, software, healthcare and consumer products and services. Mr. Hacker advises private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as strategic buyers and search fund clients, in connection with structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, growth equity financings and other investment transactions, and general corporate matters. 

Experience

Mr. Hacker’s representations include:

  • TA Associates and its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with:
    • the sale of Insurity to GI Partners
    • the recapitalization of Digicert with Clearlake Capital Group
    • the sale of Stadion Money Management to Smart Pension Ltd.
  • JMI Equity and its affiliated investments funds in connection with:
    • the acquisition of Swiftly
    • the sale of CampusLogic to Ellucian, a portfolio company of Blackstone and Vista Equity Partners
  • Webster Equity Partners and its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with the acquisitions of Santa Monica Fertility Center, California Fertility Partners, RGI Ohio, Dominion Fertility, Institute for Human Reproduction, Advanced Fertility Center and Oregon Reproductive Medicine
  • InTandem Capital Partners and its affiliated investment funds in connection with the acquisitions of San Diego Fertility Center, Reproductive Partners Medical Group, Utah Fertility Center and Nevada Fertility Center
  • Sixth Street and its affiliated investment funds in connection with its growth equity investment in Visio
  • Great Hill Equity Partners and its affiliated investment funds in connection with its growth equity investment in Jumio
  • JMC Capital Partners and its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with the acquisitions of Pro-Vision, Zone Defense and GeoSport Lighting Systems
  • MFG Partners and its affiliated investment funds in connection with the sale of Alliance Environmental Group to Incline Equity Partners
  • Acquia, a portfolio company of Vista Equity Partners, in connection with the acquisition of AgilOne
  • Stone Point Capital and its affiliated Trident funds, in connection with:
    • the acquisitions of Focus Financial Partners, Grace Hill, Sabal Capital Partners, Bankruptcy Management Solutions and Gordon Brothers*
    • the sale of Oasis Outsourcing (acquired by Paychex) *
    • the recapitalization of Ten-X with Thomas H. Lee Partners*
    • a growth equity investment in Sumridge Partners*
  • Sentinel Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of Pet Supplies Plus from Irving Place Capital*
  • Quad Partners and its affiliated investment funds and portfolio companies in connection with the sales of Watermark (acquired by TCV), Rubicon (acquired by Faria Education Group) and Endeavor Schools (acquired by Leeds Equity Partners)*

*Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Hacker was a corporate associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP in New York.  While in law school, Mr. Hacker served as a senior editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics.  Prior to law school, Mr. Hacker worked as a government contractor detailed to the Department of Defense. 

Credentials

Education

JD2016

Georgetown University Law Center

BA2010

Tufts University

Admissions

Bars

  • Massachusetts
  • New York