Recent Work
  • Airbus SE, as lead counsel, in its partnership with Bombardier Inc. and Investissement Québec on the C Series aircraft programme.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc. forming Nutrien Ltd.
  • Baytex Energy Corp. in its all-stock acquisition of Raging River Exploration Inc. to create a combined organization with an enterprise value of approximately C$5B.
  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a Canadian leader in retail pharmacy, in its C$4.5B combination with Metro Inc. by way of three-cornered amalgamation.
  • Canadian Medical Association in the C$2.6B sale of MD Financial Management to Scotiabank, including the entering into of a 10-year affinity agreement and trademark cross-license agreement between CMA and Scotiabank.
  • 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).
  • The shareholders of Bento Sushi in the C$100M sale of Bento to Yo! Sushi.
  • The JFL Management Trust, in the context of the sale of Jarislowsky Fraser Limited to Scotiabank for approximately C$950M.
  • Wabtec Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in its proposed US$11.1B merger with GE Transportation, a unit of General Electric Company.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its C$8.4B cross-border acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc., including related financing, consisting of a US$4.95B bridge facility, a C$2.1B bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and a concurrent C$400M private placement of subscription receipts to OMERS.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, in its C$845M sale of Concession A25, L.P., the concessionaire of the A25 PPP (P3) Toll Road, to the Transurban Group.
  • Sprott Inc. and the newly-established Sprott Physical Gold and Silver Trust in connection with Sprott’s acquisition of Central Fund of Canada Limited and its management, and the related transfer of over C$4.2B of gold and silver bullion from Central Fund to Sprott Physical Gold and Silver Trust.
  • 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.
  • Aimbridge Hospitality, as counsel, in its acquisition of O’Neill Hotels & Resorts Whistler Ltd., operator of The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia.
  • Shopify Inc. in its US$15M acquisition of Oberlo UAB.
  • Xylem Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of Pure Technologies Ltd. for an enterprise value of C$509M.
  • Cheung Kong Property Holdings in its C$2.8B acquisition of Reliance Home Comfort from Alinda Capital Partners.
  • Paysafe Group in its acquisition of iPayment Holdings, Inc.
  • Centerra Gold Inc. in connection with its US$1.1B acquisition of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement and Centerra’s related C$195M bought deal prospectus offering of subscription receipts, new US$325M credit facilities and stream amendment transactions with Royal Gold, Inc.
  • CVC Capital Partners in connection with The Stars Group Inc.’s acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky plc for an enterprise value of approximately US$4.7B.