Recent Work
  • An affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company in connection with the C$225M sale of the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto.
  • InnVest REIT in (i) a C$350M mortgage loan portfolio financing secured by 57 hotel properties located across Canada; (ii) 2 significant hotel acquisition financings in British Columbia and Ontario; (iii) a C$130M revolving credit facility; and (iv) a C$35M bridge credit facility.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • Marriott International, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its US$13B acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
  • Diamond Resorts International, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its purchase of the business and assets of Intrawest Resort Club Group from Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. for US$85M.
  • Omni Hotels in its acquisition of a co-ownership interest in The King Edward Hotel in Toronto.
  • Kenauk Hospitality Group in a number of corporate and commercial matters, including real estate and tax matters. The property is a 65,000 acre parcel of land situated in Montebello, Quebec, including over 30 private lakes and numerous chalets and cottages.
  • Marriott International, Inc. in its acquisition of the Delta Hotels and Resorts business from a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
  • Brant Holdings in its a partnership with Beaumont Partners SA to acquire beneficial ownership of the Delta Centre-Ville hotel in downtown Montreal from InnVest REIT for a consideration in excess of C$50M.
  • Kingdom Hotels International, as Canadian counsel, in the US$3.8B acquisition of Four Seasons Hotels by Kingdom Hotels, Cascade Investment, L.L.C. and Triples Holdings Ltd. by way of a plan of arrangement.
  • Morguard Corporation in its acquisition of Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel from Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
  • Morguard Hotels Limited in the purchase of three Courtyard by Marriott and two Residence Inn by Marriott properties for $70.5M.
  • Concord Pacific in its purchase of the Westin Bayshore Hotel.
  • Copthorne Holdings in the purchase and sale of the Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto.
  • Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. in the C$71.1M acquisition of Hyatt Regency Montreal Hotel from CNL Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
  • Pandox in its (i) acquisition of two Toronto hotels, as part of the acquisition of 12; (ii) Acquisition of the InterContinental Montréal Hotel; (iii) Purchase of the former Wyndham (now Westin) Bristol Place Hotel, Toronto; and (iv) acquisition and financing of the Hyatt Regency Montréal from Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc.
  • North Star Hospitality in its acquisition of the Hilton Montréal, Hilton Toronto Airport and Hilton Toronto Downtown.
  • Purchaser in the recent acquisition of a nationally branded, almost 1000 room luxury hotel in one of Canada’s financial centres.