Tom Matthews

Partner, London



Tom Matthews is a partner in the Firm's M&A and Corporate Practice in the London Office. He advises corporates, investment banks and private equity and activist funds on international public and private M&A transactions, primary and secondary equity raisings and sell-downs, joint ventures and listed company advisory and corporate governance matters. Prior to joining White & Case, Tom worked for a London magic circle firm and another major international law firm for 14 years.

Bars and Courts
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
Oxford University
Nottingham Law School


Recent experience before joining White & Case includes acting for:

Temasek in its acquisition of a significant minority stake in a global software logistics business

Goldwin Inc in its acquisition of a significant minority stake in the Woolrich International sportswear business

Argenta on the sale of Syndicate 2121 at Lloyd's and the Argenta members' agency to Hannover Re

Helios Investment Partners in its Round B investment in MallforAfrica

Atkore (a CD&R portfolio company) in its acquisition of Flexicon

Park Square Capital on the formation of a joint venture with Goldman Sachs and KKR as part of a restructuring of the mezzanine portfolio investment in the Northgate Group

HarbourVest Partners on its direct co-investments into a Polish non-performing loans business and a French pharmaceuticals business

CD&R in its acquisition of Carestream's Dental Digital business in the UK

Oaktree in connection with its investment in an SME loans business

A Russian asset manager in connection with its sale of a 25% stake in a UK premium listed mining company

Polyus Gold International in its sale of a $1.4 billion stake in PJSC Polyus to Fosun International

Johnson & Johnson in the sale of its UK intimate health business as part of the worldwide transaction

NorthWestern Mutual on its warrant subscription and shareholders agreement in connection with an acquisition financing for CapVest Partners


United Kingdom chapter, Getting the Deal Through – Technology M&A, 2019

Trends in UK Public M&A 2018, LexisNexis Market Tracker Trend Report