1055 West Georgia St, Suite 1500, PO Box 11117, Royal Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1994 (Washington); 1997 (BC)
Tom is a business lawyer and provides practical advice to assist clients in achieving their business goals. Tom has been highly recommended as leading lawyer in Agribusiness: Forestry by Chambers and Partners. He is also included in The Best Lawyers in Canada in Natural Resources Law and is ranked as a leading lawyer in Forestry Law by Lexpert®. Tom practises corporate, commercial and natural resources law. He has significant experience working with public and private companies in mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, and forest products and mining industry projects, and has acted as lead counsel on numerous transactions. He also provides ongoing advice on corporate governance and regulatory and compliance matters.
On October 28, 2015, Match.com Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of The Match Group, completed its previously-announced acquisition of Canadian online dating service Plentyoffish Media Inc. (POF) for US$575 million in cash. The Match Group, which already owns Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder and has filed its IPO on the NASDAQ, now adds POF, the largest free online dating site in the world, to its portfolio. Match is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US media and internet giant IAC/InterActiveCorp.