Matthew A. Aiken

Partner Birmingham
(205) 226-3425
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Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center
    J.D., 1995
  • University of Virginia
    B.A., 1992
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1996
About Matt
MORE ABOUT Matt
  • Lead counsel on over $3 billion in real estate related transactions, including new developments, joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, and mergers.
  • Lead counsel on over 100 public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.
  • Lead counsel on over 100 transactions involving alternative equity financing, including tax credits and EB-5.
  • Lead counsel on over 50 private equity fund formations, including both domestic and international funds and multijurisdictional master-feeder structures, as well as closed-end and open-end investment vehicles.     
  • Lead counsel on formation of $1 billion open-end domestic fund and $500 million closed-end international fund for Timber Investment Management Organization.
  • Lead counsel on the sale of three tax credit portfolios with a total transaction value of over $300 million, as well as formation and $100 million capitalization of tax credit syndicator.
  • Lead counsel to real estate company in establishing EB-5 investment platform, including the formation of nearly 20 regional centers, the creation of equity and mezzanine investment structures, negotiations with multiple regulators, negotiations with foreign finders, documentation of multiple Reg D and Reg S offerings, and the completion of numerous individual asset and portfolio investments.
  • Lead counsel to publicly traded energy company in $575 million senior note offering.
  • Lead counsel to publicly traded healthcare company in $1 billion stock offering.
  • Lead counsel on one of the largest and most complicated 1934 Act filings in history (covering four annual periods and requiring one million man-hours to complete).
    Education
    • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1995
    • University of Virginia, B.A., 1992
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 1996
    Awards & Accolades
    • Top 40 Under 40, Birmingham Business Journal, 2004
    • The Best Lawyers in America, 2016-present
    • Top Attorneys In Birmingham, Birmingham Magazine, 2013
    Community Involvement
    • Bamalax, President, 2008 - present
    Clerkships
    • U.S. District Court, Honorable Robert B. Propst