Recent Work
  • HyperBlock Technologies Corp. in its proposed reverse takeover of CryptoGlobal Corp., a leading blockchain and fintech company, for consideration of approximately C$106M.
  • DH Corporation, as counsel, in its cross-border acquisition by Vista Equity Partners for a total enterprise value of approximately C$4.8B.
  • GMP Securities L.P., as agents’ counsel, in the private placement of units of FBC Bitcoin Trust, a mutual fund trust managed by First Block Capital Inc., and Canada’s first bitcoin fund.
  • Apexa Insurance platform – on behalf of a group of leading life insurance companies in connection with the launch of the Apexa online insurance industry common platform for Canadian life insurance agent contracting, screening and compliance.
  • SEER Capital Management in an equity investment and secured loan to Evolocity.
  • Paysafe Group plc, a leading global provider of payment solutions, in its US$470M acquisition of substantially all the assets of Delta Card Services Inc., the holding company for Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions.
  • Alithya in its C$18.5M acquisition of Systemware Innovation Corporation.
  • Mogo Finance Technology Inc. in a “best efforts” public offering of C$15M aggregate principal amount of 10% senior secured convertible debentures.
  • Pivotal Payments in connection with the C$525M investment made in Pivotal by Novacap and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
  • Centric Health Corporation in connection with its development of a new pharmacy services payment model, and drafting and negotiation of definitive customer agreements reflecting this new model.
  • Shopify Inc. in its US$15M acquisition of Oberlo UAB.
  • Primus Capital, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of hyperWALLET systems Inc.
  • Hearst Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of an 80% in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd.
  • Inmarsat Finance III Limited in the C$636M acquisition of Stratos by CIP Canada.
  • Markit Group (Canada) Limited, a company owned by Markit Group Holdings Limited, in its acquisition of QuIC Financial Technologies Inc.
  • Bain Capital and Advent International, as Canadian counsel, in their US$2.7B acquisition of RBS WorldPay from Royal Bank of Scotland.
  • An American online brokerage firm in its US$606M acquisition of thinkorswim Group Inc. and thinkorswim Canada, Inc., an online brokerage firm registered as an investment dealer across Canada.
  • Merchant Link in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Precidia Technologies.
  • Insurity, Inc., a provider of core insurance processing and data integration and analysis solutions, in its acquisition of Montreal-based Oceanwide Inc.
  • Diebold, Incorporated in its acquisition of Phoenix Interactive Design, Inc., a world leader in developing innovative software solutions for automated teller machines and a host of other financial self-service applications.