Matt Bernardo

Matt Bernardo


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Matt Bernardo is based in Walkers' Cayman Islands office where he is a partner in the firm's Global Investment Funds Group. He advises on a broad range of matters including private equity and hedge fund formation, downstream acquisitions and divestments, exits, end-of-life issues, initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate reorganisations and upper tier structuring of general partners. Matt advises a broad range of clients from start-up managers to some of the world's largest investment firms.

​Prior to joining Walkers, Matt worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions Group of the Melbourne office of one of Australia's leading law firms, King & Wood Mallesons. There he had extensive experience advising on a number of high profile public M&A transactions (including takeovers, schemes of arrangement and demergers), as well as private M&A transactions. He also has experience in corporate restructures and general corporate advisory matters.

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Cayman Islands

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Commerce (Honours), Monash University, Australia

2023 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Investment Funds

2022 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Investment Funds

2021 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Investment Funds

2020 Legal 500 - Rising Star - Investment Funds