Mr. Matt Lyons

Mr. Matt Lyons

Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP



Matt Lyons is a partner in the Emerging Growth practice and Head of the Austin office. He represents public and private companies, venture and private equity funds, emerging growth companies, and entrepreneurs in public and private offerings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and issues related to business formation, operation, executive compensation and corporate governance.


Public Offerings

  • Represented a data storage solutions company in a PIPE offering
  • Represented a power technology company in its $14 million PIPE offering
  • Represented the underwriters in a public offering by an independent oil and gas exploration, development and production company
  • Represented the underwriters in a $143 million public offering by an emerging oil and gas exploration and production company
  • Represented a storage battery manufacturing company in its $24 million public offering
  • Represented the placement agent in a $25.7 million PIPE offering by an international offshore drilling contractor

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented a private equity backed technology company in spin-off of division
  • Represented a medical device company in its $130 million sale to a publicly traded company
  • Represented a healthcare technology company in its sale to a private equity backed software company
  • Represented a scholarship management platform in its $50 million acquisition by a provider of cloud software solutions to nonprofits
  • Represented a big data infrastructure provider in its cash acquisition by an information technology services and solutions company
  • Represented a publicly traded marketing services company in the sale of certain assets to a global private investment firm
  • Represented a power amplifier developer in its sale to a Singapore-based semiconductor and components company