Recent Work
  • Nexa Resources S.A. and Votorantim S.A. in the cross-border IPO of common shares of Nexa Resources on the TSX and NYSE for aggregate gross proceeds to Nexa Resources and Votorantim of C$728M. The offering represents the third largest mining company initial public offering in TSX history and the largest mining IPO of a Latin American focused company on the TSX.
  • HyperBlock Technologies Corp. in its proposed reverse takeover of CryptoGlobal Corp., a leading blockchain and fintech company, for consideration of approximately C$106M.
  • Transcontinental Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its C$1.7B transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas, and as lead counsel in its C$250M bought-deal public offering of subscription receipts (and related C$37.5M over-allotment option).
  • Orion Mine Finance in its C$537M acquisition of Dalradian Resources Inc.
  • Bell Canada in its public offering of two series of MTN Debentures in the aggregate principal amount of C$1.5B pursuant to its MTN program.
  • Hut 8 Mining Corp., a cryptocurrency mining and blockchain infrastructure company, in its reverse take-over of Oriana Resources Corporation, public listing on the TSXV and completion of private placements in excess of C$100M.
  • Centerra Gold Inc. in its US$1.1B acquisition of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. and related financing transactions.
  • The underwriting syndicate led by Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., UBS Securities Canada Inc. and TD Securities Inc. in the C$638.4M bought deal public offering of Class B shares (subordinate voting) of Bombardier Inc.
  • Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. in its acquisition by Waste Connections, Inc. in a C$13B all-stock business combination effected by way of a reverse merger.
  • American Industrial Partners and certain other investors, as Canadian counsel, in their acquisition, directly or indirectly, of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canam Group Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately C$875M.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • Sprott Asset Management in its successful hostile takeover bid to acquire all of the outstanding units of Central GoldTrust in exchange for units of Sprott Physical Gold Trust on a net asset value to net asset value basis. The transaction was valued at over C$1B.
  • Shopify in its US$500M cross-border offering of subordinate voting shares.
  • Aritzia Inc. in its C$460M cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Lowe's Companies in its C$3.2B friendly acquisition of Rona Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Québec).
  • InterOil Corporation in its successful defense of a proxy contest involving former CEO, Phil Mulacek, who ran a short slate of directors and sought to implement various governance reforms.
  • Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, a newly organized special purpose acquisition corporation, in its C$350M initial public offering of Class A Restricted Voting Units.
  • A consortium consisting of Power Energy Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada, Mr. François-Xavier Souvay, the Founder, President and CEO of Lumenpulse Inc., and other existing shareholders, in connection with the privatization of Lumenpulse Inc.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in the acquisition of all of its outstanding shares by BCE Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement for approximately C$3.9B.
  • NYX Gaming Group Limited in its £270M acquisition of UK-based OB Topco Limited. The purchase price was financed through a combination of: (i) £125M new senior secured credit facilities; (ii) £100M convertible preference shares issued by a wholly-owned subsidiary of NYX; (iii) C$10M of new unsecured convertible debentures; and (iv) a bought deal private placement offering of ordinary shares for gross proceeds of approximately C$150M.