IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough is a full-service national firm with offices 25 offices in 11 states and Washington, D.C. The firm was founded in South Carolina in 1897. 


Focusses / specialisms 

The firm advises on a wide range of matters across its offices related to financial services regulatory and M&A. Corporate work also includes securities, venture capital and commercial real estate. 

The financial services regulatory team largely assists the M&A team in regulatory aspects of acquisitions. The M&A team works equally for acquirers and targets in private and public acquisitions. 


Key clients 

Key clients include Starwood Capital Group, Aventon Company and many other national and regional companies. 


Research period review: 32nd edition (2021/2022) 

During the research period, the firm was active in the financial services regulatory and M&A practices. Most of the work the financial services regulatory team worked on related to regulatory aspects in acquisitions, sales and mergers. The team did also represents clients in the financial services industry on compliance matters regarding financial products. 

The M&A team acted for acquirers and targets in private equity buyouts, strategic acquisitions and joint ventures. The transactions occurred across a variety of industries. The Florida team in particular conducted many real estate acquisitions and financings. 

Regarding lateral moves, the M&A team brought over partnerMatthew Huddle from DLA Piper and Joel Hughey from Eversheds Sutherland. 


Deal highlights: 32nd edition (2021/2022) 

Battery Ventures $135 million acquisition of SaaSOptics 

Transcat acquisition of Nexa Enterprise Asset Management