A partner in, and chair of, our M&A and Private Equity & Venture Capital Groups, Matt’s practice encompasses all areas of corporate law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and cross-border transactions. He leverages his sharp business acumen, sound judgment and extensive knowledge of the law to help clients navigate complex transactions and make sound decisions in their ongoing business activities. He is a trusted partner and advisor to a wide range of clients, including private equity firms, merchant banks and venture capital firms, as well as developers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and IT, BPO and pharmaceutical companies.
Matt brings significant expertise in corporate finance to his practice, including share and asset acquisitions and dispositions, debt and equity financings, corporate reorganizations, management buyouts and private equity sponsored deals. He provides strategic legal counsel and insight on all matters related to general corporate governance and shareholder disputes. Always committed to delivering exceptional client service, Matt understands the nuances of his clients’ unique circumstances and adapting his service to ideally position them to achieve their business objectives.
As a testament to his professional capabilities and service excellence, Matt has been recognized as a leading corporate lawyer in preeminent legal directories, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada© and Chambers Canada. His strong leadership and business mindset have also made him a valuable member of the firm’s Management Committee.
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Credentials & Affiliations
- Ontario Bar, 1998
- LLB, Osgoode Hall Law School, 1996
- BA (Hons.), York University, 1993
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Canadian Bar Association
- Canadian Venture Capital Association
- Ontario Bar Association