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.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M cross-border 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.
  • Tembec Inc. in its friendly acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. for approximately US$962M.
  • Aritzia Inc. in its C$460M cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • 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.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • 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.
  • A syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in connection with a C$604M public offering of Subscription Receipts of Stantec Inc., on a bought deal basis, in support of its acquisition of MWH Global, Inc. Stantec acquired all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of MWH for a purchase price of approximately C$1B.