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Contact Information

matt.stamski@FaegreBD.com1470 Walnut Street, Suite 300
Boulder, Colorado 80302-5335
T: +1 303 447 7722
F: +1 303 447 7800

Education

University of Colorado Law School
J.D., Law Review, Order of the Coif (2006)
Harvard University
A.B., cum laude (1996)

Bar Admissions

Colorado

Matt Stamski

Associate

Matt Stamski's practice focuses on general corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, venture financings, securities offerings, and commercial contracts. Matt represents both buyers and sellers in negotiating, structuring and executing mergers and acquisitions.  In addition to M&A transactions, Matt devotes a significant portion of his practice to counseling emerging companies. He is an active participant in the Boulder start-up community and serves as a mentor for students at the School of Law Entrepreneurial Law Clinic at the University of Colorado School of Law.

Prior to law school, Matt was a research analyst in Boston and London, working with a number of large multinational corporations. During that time, he also managed a team of analysts in London, serving financial institutions with operations in Europe.

Matt's representative experiences include:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including control transactions, recapitalizations, platform acquisitions and divestitures
  • Representing investors and issuers in numerous private equity/venture capital financing transactions, including angel rounds, convertible note financings, and preferred stock issuances
  • Company formation matters, including entity selection, initial equity allocations, stockholder agreements, equity incentive plans and capital raising
  • Fund formation and capital raising
  • Software licensing transactions
  • General commercial contracts

Matt's representative transactions include:

  • Representation of Sandhill Scientific in its sale to Medovations
  • Representation of bounce.io in its Series A Financing led by Foundry Group
  • Representation of Backyard Products in its acquisition of PlayCore's Swing-N-Slide Division
  • Representation of CloudOne Corporation in its Series C Financing led by Bootstrap Ventures
  • Representation of Altitude Digital Partners in a $5 million Series A financing and associated credit facility
  • Representation of Spectranetics in its acquisition of Upstream Peripheral
  • Representation of MedEfficiency, Inc. in its sale to Derma Sciences, Inc.
  • Representation of Black Hills Corporation in the sale of its energy marketing and trading subsidiary Enserco Energy Inc. to Twin Eagle Resources Management, LLC
  • Representation of Datalink Corporation in its acquisition of Midwave Corporation
  • Representation of CHD Bioscience, Inc. in its sale of assets to Boval, LP
  • Representation of Altitude Digital Partners in a royalty-based financing provided by Cypress Growth Capital
  • Representation of Kiosk Information Systems, Inc. in a recapitalization led by Alerion Capital Group
  • Representation of New York private equity group in growth capital investments in mobile infrastructure and personal fitness companies
  • Representation of west coast private equity group in its investment in social software company
  • Representation of public company in mid-market acquisitions and roll-ups of agribusinesses
  • Issuer representation in PIPE transaction and issuer representation in registered preferred stock financing
  • Representation of Gateway EDI, Inc. in a minority recapitalization led by ABRY Partners
  • Representation of House Party, Inc. in its $3.4 million Series B financing round
  • Representation of Affinity BioReagents, Inc. in its sale to Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Representation of XCeedID Corporation in its sale to Ingersoll Rand
  • Representation of Professional Bull Riders, Inc. in connection with a strategic investment by Spire Capital Partners
  • Representation of local software company in its sale to Google, Inc.
  • Representation of Blue Sun Biodiesel in its sale of $10.25 million Series A Preferred Stock
  • Representation of semiconductor reseller in an equipment sale to a mainland China purchaser, including a $10 million preferred equity investment in the purchaser  

Firm Leadership

  • Faegre Baker Daniels Executive Committee, Emerging Companies & Venture Capital 

Honors

  • Super Lawyers — Colorado Rising Stars, 2013-14

Professional Associations

  • Association for Corporate Growth: Leadership Twenty

Civic Activities

  • Mentor at University of Colorado Entrepreneurial Law Clinic
  • Startup Colorado Legal Round Table

Presentations

  • Stumbling Blocks and Stepping Stones: Strategies for Maximizing Growth and Mitigating Risk in an Ever Changing Franchise Landscape
    Faegre Baker Daniels Franchise Summit, Minneapolis, August 2012
  • Innovative Ways of Raising Capital
    LOHAS Forum, Boulder, June 2012
  • Proper Minutes Lead to Happy Hours: Minutes and Record Keeping - Lessons Learned
    Rocky Mountain Chapter of The Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Denver, April 2012