Lawyer Profile Detail



Matthew V. Harris

OFFICE

Toronto

DIRECT LINE

416-601-8332

E-MAIL

[email protected]

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

Dalhousie University

BAR ADMISSION

Ontario, 2015
Alberta, 2012




Biography

Matthew is a senior associate in our Business Law Group in Toronto. Matthew advises on corporate and securities law matters for clients across numerous industries, with a focus on corporate finance and mergers and acquisition transactions and corporate governance matters.

Matthew’s experience includes advising public and private issuer clients on acquisitions and dispositions of shares and business assets, public and exempt market offerings, initial public offerings, stock exchange listings and corporate reorganizations. He also works with public companies to ensure compliance with securities laws and stock exchange rules, including timely and continuous disclosure obligations and general corporate governance matters, and has acted as legal counsel to financial advisors and special committees to provide advice in the context of public merger and acquisition transactions.

RECENT M&A EXPERIENCE ADVISING:

  • Fyffes plc in its acquisition of Highline Produce Limited for C$145 million
  • Highline Produce Limited in its acquisition of All Seasons Mushrooms for C$59.1 million
  • Corby Spirit and Wine Limited in its acquisition of The Foreign Affair Winery
  • Corby Spirit and Wine Limited in its acquisition of the spirits business of Domaines Pinnacle Inc.
  • Olymel L.P. in its acquisition of Pinnacle Farms Inc.
  • An Ontario-based Turkey producer in the sale of certain farm assets and its Turkey production business to a U.S. purchaser
  • InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. in the acquisition of Skyservice Investments Inc., through the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund
  • Uni-Select Inc. in its acquisition of B.H. McFarlane Automotive Inc.

Matthew received his LLB from Dalhousie University in 2011 and was called to the Alberta bar in 2012 and the Ontario bar in 2015.

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McCarthy Tétrault delivers integrated business law, tax, real property, labour and employment, and litigation services nationally and globally through offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montréal, Québec City, as well as in New York City and and London, UK.
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