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Matthew Wood
Matthew G. Wood
Associate
Washington +1 202 662 5943 mwood@cov.com Download V-card

Matthew G. Wood advises companies and financial institutions on a broad range of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions, corporate governance and securities compliance and disclosure issues.

Recent M&A Transactions

  • Bank of Georgetown’s $305 million sale to United Bankshares, Inc.
  • Simmons First National Corporation’s $243 million acquisition of Community First Bancshares, Inc.; $206 million acquisition of Liberty Bancshares, Inc.; and $66 million acquisition of Delta Trust & Bank Corporation.
  • WSFS Financial Corporation in its $92 million acquisition of Nasdaq-listed Alliance Bancorp, Inc. of Pennsylvania.

Recent Capital Markets Transactions

  • Bank holding company’s $100 million public subordinated debt offering.
  • Bank holding company’s $28 million follow-on public offering of common stock.
  • National Commerce Corporation’s $38.1 million initial public offering of common stock.
  • Avenue Financial Holdings, Inc.’s $31.6 million initial public offering of common stock and $20 million private placement of subordinated debt.
  • Placement agent counsel on a number of community bank subordinated debt offerings with an aggregate deal value in excess of $100 million.

Pro Bono

  • Founder and CEO of We Are One 365, Inc., a 501(c)(3) entity that raised awareness and financial support for military families in need.
  • Advised several Washington, DC nonprofit on the D.C. Nonprofit Act, corporate governance issues, and 1023 applications.