Recent Work
  • adidas AG in its divestiture of CCM Hockey to a newly formed affiliate of Birch Hill Equity Partners for US$110M. CCM Hockey consists of its main operations in Montreal, Canada as well as operations in the U.S., Sweden, Norway and Finland.
  • Centrica plc in the C$722M acquisition of its Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by Canlin Energy Corporation, a consortium of two Hong Kong-based companies, MIE Holdings Corp. and Can-China Global Resource Fund, and Geneva-based Mercuria Energy Group.
  • Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent, as Canadian competition counsel, in Nokia’s €15.6B acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent, creating an innovation leader in next generation technology and services for an IP connected world.
  • Airbus SE, as lead counsel, in its partnership with Bombardier Inc. and Investissement Québec on the C Series aircraft programme.
  • Osram GmbH, a publicly listed company and globally leading lighting manufacturer based in Munich, Germany, in its acquisition of a strategic 25.1% share in LeddarTech Inc.
  • The syndicate of initial purchasers led by BofA Merrill Lynch, BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan, National Bank of Canada Financial Markets and UBS Investment Bank, as joint book-running managers in the issuance and sale of US$1.4B aggregate principal amount of new 8.750% Senior Notes due 2021 of Bombardier Inc.
  • The independent committee of Oando Energy Resources Inc. in its acquisition by Oando PLC and certain institutional shareholders pursuant to a plan of arrangement for cash consideration of US$1.20 per share, implying a transaction value of US$13.7M and an equity value of approximately US$955.3M.
  • DH Corporation in its US$1.25B acquisition of Fundtech Corporation, a leading provider of global payments solutions to banks worldwide.
  • SNCF-Participations in the buyback by Student Transportation Inc., a company listed on the TSX, of the remaining five million shares SNCF still held.
  • Sterling Resources Ltd. in its US$163M sale by Sterling and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SRUK Holdings Ltd., of Sterling Resources (UK) Ltd. to Oranje-Nassau Energie B.V.
  • Petrochemical Industries Company K.S.C., a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum, as Canadian counsel, on its joint venture with Pembina Pipeline Corporation regarding a proposed integrated propylene and polypropylene production facility in Sturgeon County, Alberta.
  • TURCKBeteiligungs GmbH, a global leader in industrial automation technology, in its acquisition of Chartwell Automation, Inc.
  • Kuwait Airways in the exemplification by the Quebec courts of a judgment obtained in England against the Republic of Iraq and Iraqi Airways. A seizure order was obtained before judgment in the hands of Bombardier in connection with 10 aircraft having a total value of approximately $350M. The issue of sovereign immunity of the Republic of Iraq was ultimately dismissed by the Supreme Court of Canada.
  • Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services in the acquisition from the Shoaibi Group of shares in Extreme Oil Drilling Saudi Arabia.
  • France-based Limagrain, the world's fourth largest seed company, in connection with an investment in Canterra Seeds by Vilmorin Et Cie S.A ., a publicly-listed company and subsidiary of Limagrain, and a joint venture in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, whereby Vilmorin and Canterra Seeds will develop new varieties of cereals.
  • Delek Group in connection with its Canadian offshore oil and gas exploration license and all related development and joint venture matters.
  • A leading Spanish bank in its concurrent exchange offers in the US and Brazil to acquire all of the equity it did not already own in a Brazilian subsidiary.
  • Caracal Energy Inc. in its C$1.5B acquisition by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Glencore Xstrata Plc.
  • OC Oerlikon Corporation AG, Pfäffikon, a leading high-tech industrial group specializing in machine and plant engineering and listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, in its acquisition of Sulzer Metco at an enterprise value of CHF 1B.
  • GBC Oil Company in a US$113M international arbitration against the government of Albania for wrongful expropriation of producing oilfields.
  • Cordiant Capital Inc. in its senior and subordinated financings of the White Mountain Anorthosite Project of Hudson Greenland A/S in Naajat, Greenland for US$13M and US$9.5M respectively.
  • Dealflo, as Canadian counsel, in its £41M acquisition by VASCO Data Security, Inc.
  • Cordiant Capital in connection with its US$9M financing of Bandwidth and Cloud Services Group Holdings, a Mauritius-based holding company that builds, owns and leases fibre optic networks in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Zambia.
  • Komatsu Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of 100% of the issued and outstanding shares of Joy Global Inc. for US$2.9B.
  • Bombardier Inc. and Bombardier Aerospace Corporation in connection with an action in damages for over C$42M filed by an executive air carrier operating from Bahrain.