Matthew Wilkinson Associate

Matthew Wilkinson
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+44 1624 638352
Isle of Man


Matthew is an associate in Cains’ corporate department and advises on a wide range of legal areas including: banking and finance; corporate and M&A; financial services; and property finance.

Key experience

  • Advising The Stars Group, a leading provider of technology-based product offerings in the global gaming and interactive industries and owner of brands such as “Pokerstars”, “BetStars” and “Full Tilt”, in connection with the debt financing arrangements for its acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming which included US$4,567 million in new first term loans and US$1,000 million in unsecured senior notes due July 2026.
  • Advising Fiera Capital Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Charlemagne Capital Limited (including its Isle of Man licensed subsidiary Charlemagne Capital (IOM) Limited).
  • Advising Apax Partners, a major investor in Europe’s private equity sector, on the Isle of Man aspects of the acquisition by Europe Snacks of one of the UK’s leading crisp and snack producers, Kolak.
  • Advising Amaya Gaming Group Inc. on its acquisition of Oldford Group Limited, the parent company of Isle of Man headquartered Rational Group Limited (the owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt poker brands) in an all-cash transaction for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion.

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