GrayMatters lawyers understand the nuances of the most sophisticated private equity deals and are able to guide clients through the most complex global regulatory environments.
Senior Managing Director
Jack Snow co-founded GrayMatters in 2012 and, as a Senior Managing Director, contributes a broad spectrum of financial, structuring, and deal execution experience. From 2007 to 2012 he was with an Alberta based private equity firm. Prior to founding GrayMatters, Jack was a member of a Leveraged Finance Group where he worked with financial buyers in areas of acquisition and divestiture, high-yield bonds, IPOs and re-financings. Jack graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Doctorate of Law.
Vice Chairman and Co-Founder
Rick Jordan co-founded GrayMatters in 2012, and, as Vice Chairman, contributes a wealth of knowledge in the areas of corporate development and law. He has served as Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel. He is responsible for a variety of corporate acquisitions, divestitures and financings as part of the management team. Prior to GrayMatters, Rick was a partner in the Calgary office of a national law firm where he specialized in corporate and securities law. Rick serves as a director or officer on a number of public and private companies and charitable organizations.
Michael Fayeed is a Vice President at Gray Matters. Prior to joining GrayMatters in 2014, Michael worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at a Global Energy Group in Calgary, where he was involved in various merger, acquisition, and divestiture assignments, as well as public equity and debt offerings. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours with Distinction) degree, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Calgary.
The firm has dedicated private equity teams in major financial centers in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. When a client needs in-depth local knowledge and understanding of cross-border legal regimes, GrayMatters local expertise ensures it has the resources necessary to structure and execute complex transactions around the world.