Matthew is developing a broad corporate practice.
He has assisted on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.
Fortis Energy Bermuda Limited
Acting for Fortis Inc. subsidiary, Fortis Energy Bermuda Limited, in connection with its agreement to provide a standby commitment for the US$48-million rights offering of Class A ordinary shares by Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd.
Wexford Capital LP
Acted for Wexford Capital LP, the largest shareholder of Sailfish Royalty Corp., in Sailfish's $18-million rights offering of common shares and the related standby commitment by affiliates of Wexford.
Acting for Plenary Americas, a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure in North America, in its sale to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Desjardins Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets
Acted for a syndicate of underwriters, co-led by Desjardins Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets, in a US$97-million bought deal public offering of trust units, including US$12 million issued in the later over-allotment option closing, by WPT Industrial REIT.
The Blackstone Group Inc.
Acted for real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and their affiliates in Blackstone's $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust and the separation of its external asset manager, Dream Asset Management.
Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in the negotiation and establishment of a $725-million second amended and restated revolving credit facility.
Desjardins Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets
Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Desjardins Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets in a US$135-million bought deal public offering of trust units by WPT Industrial REIT.
Acted for Fortis Inc. in the sale of its 51% interest in the Waneta Expansion hydroelectric generating facility in British Columbia to Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Power Corporation for approximately $1 billion.
Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
Acted for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in the procurement for a new service provider that acquired certain gaming and non-gaming assets from OLG and entered into a long-term casino operating and services agreement with OLG in respect of Fallsview Resort Casino and Casino Niagara.
Oakland Corridor Partners
Acted as transaction counsel to Oakland Corridor Partners team, comprising John Laing Investments Limited, AECOM Capital, Inc., Jay Dee Contractors, Inc., Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., Dan's Excavating, Inc. and C.A. Hull, in its winning bid for the design, build, financing and maintenance of the third and final segment of the I-75 Modernization Project in Michigan.
Davies Governance Insights 2020, contributor
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Davies Governance Insights 2019, contributor
Oct. 03, 2019 - Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies. Now in its ninth edition, Governance Insights is designed to be a playbook for navigating the diverse and complex challenges facing...