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Matthew Cox

AA Contact Info

Debbie Jolley
Phone: 919.821.6744


Matthew joined Smith Anderson as an associate in 2016. His practice focuses on representing clients in commercial transactions.



  • Advised a semiconductor and global solid state LED lighting manufacturing company in an agreement to purchase the assets of the radio frequency (RF) power business of a publicly traded semiconductor company for €345 million in cash
  • Advised a private equity fund in its acquisition of a specialty pharmaceutical company and the financing of the acquisition
  • Represented institutional mezzanine funds in debt and equity financings, including first lien, second lien and unsecured mezzanine debt investments ranging from $7.25 million to $30 million
  • Advised a private equity fund and small business investment company in connection with a $35 million senior secured subordinated debt investment in a specialty hair care products company
  • Advised a UK-based drug development services organization in its acquisition of a pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization
  • Advised an industrial supplies manufacturer and supplier in its acquisition of a fastener and pallet manufacturer and supplier
  • Represented Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs)

Bar & Court Admissions

  • North Carolina


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2016
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with distinction, Journalism and Political Science, 2013
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication
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