Michael D. Matheson
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Partner in the Financial Services Group of Blakes' Toronto office. Advises domestic and international clients on syndicated lending transactions, take-over bid financings, merger and acquisition financings, debtor-in-possession facilities and debt for equity transactions. Representations have included counsel to Angiotech in its CCAA reorganization and debt for equity swap; counsel to Canwest in its CCAA reorganization of its media and newspaper assets; counsel to the lenders for the take-over bid financing for BHP’s bid for Potash Corp.; counsel to Equinox Minerals in connection with its bid for Lundin Mining and its subsequent take-over by Barrick, counsel to Kinross Gold on its syndicated and acquisition financings and public bond offerings; counsel to the syndicate of lenders on numerous privatizations of Canadian income funds including Sleep Country, Golf Town, BFI, Aeroplan and others. Included in Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers and was recognized as one of "The Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in 2003 by Lexpert® magazine.
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