Michael Matheson is a partner who practises in the areas of banking, corporate finance and financial services law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. Advises domestic and international clients on syndicated lending transactions, take-over bid financings, merger and acquisition financings, project finance and debtor-in-possession facilities. Recent representations have included counsel to the lenders for the financing of DHX Media, OTPPB’s acquisition of Constellation Brands, Birch Hill’s acquisition of Softchoice, Harry Winston’s acquisition of BHP’s Canadian diamond mines, CGI Group’s take-over of Logica plc, Intact Financial’s acquisition of AXA Canada. Included in The 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms – 2017 Edition (banking), Who’s Who Legal 2015 (banking), Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2016 (banking), The Legal 500 Canada 2017 (banking & finance), The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 (banking and finance law), Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2016, Legal Media Group’s Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers in Banking, Finance and Transactional Law 2015.
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