181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Matthew is a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group. His practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial matters, including joint ventures, reorganizations and commercial agreements related to supply, distribution, manufacturing and promotion. Matthew also has extensive experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, with a clientele comprising a range of public and private companies, including startups in various regulated industry sectors. Prior to joining Aird & Berlis, Matthew was a partner and former Head of the Business Law Department at an international law firm, where he also co-chaired two practice groups. Additionally, Matthew has a strong background in the food and beverage sector, including alcohol regulatory work. Recognized by Lexpert and The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Corporate Law.
Exchange Income Corporation, a diversified, acquisition-oriented company, acquired Provincial Aerospace Ltd., a diversified Canadian-based aerospace and aviation company for total consideration of $246 million, of which approximately $12 million was paid in EIC common shares and the balance of which was financed through a credit facility with a syndicate of lenders.