Matthew Stocker > Conyers > Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands > Lawyer Profile
SIX, 2ND FLOOR, CRICKET SQUARE
PO BOX 2681
GRAND CAYMAN, KY1-1111
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Matthew Stocker is a Partner in the Corporate Department of Conyers Dill & Pearman in the Cayman Islands. Matthew has a broad corporate and finance practice and has significant experience in most areas of offshore transactional work. Specifically, he has acted in relation to many financings of various types and structures, including numerous aircraft financings and also vessel and other equipment financings, capital markets transactions and acquisition finance matters. Similarly, he has worked on a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, other listing matters, on overseas exchanges and on the Cayman Stock Exchange, corporate restructurings and preference share deals. He has also advised with respect to numerous investment funds (both open-ended and closed-ended), encompassing hedge fund work and private equity matters. He also frequently advises with respect to local aircraft and vessel registration matters.
- Member of the Cayman Islands Cape Town Convention Working Group
- College of Law, Guildford, Law Society Finals (Hons.)
- University of Southampton, LLB (Hons.)
Led by Matthew Stocker, the corporate and financing team at Conyers handles a range of banking, finance, and capital markets mandates, and is particularly active across lending work, asset and fund finance transactions, structured finance issues and capital markets work. A key member of the team is counsel Cora Miller, who assists corporate partners with a variety of financing transactions in the BVI. Corporate finance specialist Richard Fear retired in 2020.
Alongside its insurance and reinsurance practice, Conyers has a notable reputation for offshore M&A transactions, regularly advising on cross-border matters involving the technology, mining, insurance, telecoms, financial, pharmaceuticals and oil and gas sectors. Following the retirement of Richard Fear, Matthew Stocker is now head of the corporate team while Kevin Butler remains as Cayman office head. Stocker’s practice also encompasses corporate restructurings, preference share deals, aircraft and vessel registrations, and providing corporate advice to investment funds. Counsel Cora Miller is another name to note in the firm’s corporate practice.