Matt Bergin (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a Principal at Watermill Group where he is responsible for the evaluation, due diligence and execution of potential transactions as well as providing project-specific assistance to portfolio companies. Mr. Bergin has over eight years of experience in private equity investing, investment banking and financial services.
Prior to joining Watermill, Mr. Bergin worked as an Associate in the Private Fund Advisory Group at Lazard Frères and Co. LLC in New York. While at Lazard, Mr. Bergin raised capital for private equity clients and completed secondary advisory transactions, including limited partnership portfolio sales and fund restructurings. Prior to Lazard, Mr. Bergin was a Senior Associate at Newbury Partners, a private equity firm specializing in the secondary market with $2.8 billion of capital under management. While at Newbury, Mr. Bergin supported the transaction team across all secondary related functions, including evaluation and monitoring of portfolio investments, participating in over $250 million of secondary investments, co-investments and primary fund investments.
Mr. Bergin received his B.S. in Finance and International Business from Georgetown University, and was a member of the varsity sailing team. He is also fluent in French and Spanish.