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Year called to bar: 1998 (ON); 2001 (CA); 2008 (AB)
With over 20 years’ experience in the US and Canada in leading-edge technology transactions, Matthew Flynn is a trusted advisor to technology customers and providers. Matt helps clients with structuring, drafting, and negotiating successful domestic and cross-border commercial relationships, enabling speed to well-balanced deals that yield long-term value. Matt’s practice focuses on technology transactions including cloud, fintech, AI, data management, privacy, robotics, IoT, 5G, strategic partnerships, strategic sourcing, systems implementations, M&A and PE, e-commerce, technology development, and licensing. His deep experience in cleantech includes leading Canada's largest EV charging station rollout to date coupled with renewable batteries, and with advanced metering infrastructure/smart metres. Matt’s experience in Canada and the US has been with blue chip law firms, and in-house with Accenture’s Legal & Commercial Group in the Complex Transactions Group. He has worked on behalf of, and across from, a broad array of sophisticated and global players in Canada, the US, the UK, and Europe. Having represented both customers and providers of technology with their most complex matters, Matt’s understanding of the market gives him a seasoned and pragmatic approach to making deals.
On September 1, 2015, Enbridge Inc. announced the closing of the transfer of its Canadian Liquids Pipelines business, comprised primarily of Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Pipelines Athabasca Inc., and certain Canadian renewable energy assets (the Transaction) to an indirect subsidiary of Enbridge Income Fund (the Fund) for $30.4 billion together with certain Incentive/Performance Rights. A joint special committee (the Special Committee) of the Board of Directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (EIFH) and the Board of Trustees of Enbridge Commercial Trust (ECT) was formed to review and consider the Transaction, conduct due diligence and negotiate the terms of the Transaction on behalf of EIFH, the Fund and ECT.