Partner, Mayer Brown
Matthew Posthuma is a corporate partner who focuses on the formation of private investment funds and other transactions involving real estate companies, asset managers and financial institutions worldwide. At Mayer Brown, Matt handles open- and closed-end funds with a wide range of investment strategies, such as real estate (including core, value-added and opportunistic), private equity, infrastructure, debt, hedge, global and foreign country funds. He also has expertise in joint ventures, separate accounts, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and other corporate and securities transactions. Matt dedicates a significant portion of his practice to funds and other investments in Brazil, Mexico and other parts of Latin America. He speaks Spanish and basic Portuguese. Matt is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 USA 2012 rankings for Investment Fund Formation and Management – Private Equity Funds, where clients described him as “very practical, timely and easy to work with.” He is also a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 Latin America 2012 rankings for Corporate and M&A. In addition, Matt has been selected as an “Illinois Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics and Chicagomagazines. He joined Mayer Brown in 1994.