Matthew D. Gases

Associate

New York
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Overview

Matthew Gases works with public and private companies on their corporate transactions. Utilizing his experience handling corporate governance and securities matters, he provides knowledgeable counsel on mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchase transactions, debt and equity financing, consulting agreements and joint ventures. Additionally, Matthew advises clients on general corporate and securities laws, as well as best practices for maintaining SEC compliance.

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Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Represented shareholders of European casino management company in merger with multinational asset management company and its subsidiary.
  • Represented personal and public safety equipment manufacturer in multiple sales of its assets and dispositions of membership interests.
Securities
  • Represented publicly traded specialty chemicals corporation in connection with senior secured credit facility consisting of revolving facility and term loan.
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Experience

Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Represented shareholders of European casino management company in merger with multinational asset management company and its subsidiary.
  • Represented personal and public safety equipment manufacturer in multiple sales of its assets and dispositions of membership interests.
  • Represented outdoor consumer goods distributor in purchase through its subsidiary of the outstanding membership interests in a firearm bullet manufacturer.
  • Member of team that served as legal counsel to The E.W. Scripps Company in the $2.65 billion acquisition of ION Media and a related proposed $600 million equity investment by Berkshire Hathaway.
  • Member of team that served as legal counsel to Third Point LLC in an approximately $2.6 billion transaction between Global Blue Group Holding AG and Far Point Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company co-sponsored by an affiliate of Third Point LLC.
Securities
  • Represented publicly traded specialty chemicals corporation in connection with senior secured credit facility consisting of revolving facility and term loan.
  • Represented outdoor consumer goods distributor in connection with senior secured credit facility consisting of a revolving facility and a term loan.
  • Represented special purpose acquisition company in connection with senior secured credit facility consisting of a revolving facility and a term loan.
  • Represented private equity fund and investor consortium in connection with investment in emerging pharmaceutical company.
  • Advised numerous public company clients on SEC reporting requirements, including proxy statements and Form 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K and Section 16 filings.

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Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2014
  • B.A., The Pennsylvania State University, 2011