Recent Work
  • GFL Environmental Inc. in connection with its agreement to recapitalize GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. with investors led by BC Partners, including Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and others, for an implied total enterprise value of approximately C$5.1B.
  • Platinum Equity, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its US$3.85B acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity.
  • DH Corporation, as counsel, in its cross-border acquisition by Vista Equity Partners for a total enterprise value of approximately C$4.8B.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in its C$1B acquisition of Constellation Brands Canada, Inc.
  • Clearspring Capital Partners in its acquisition of all of the outstanding and issued shares held by an affiliate of Ironbridge Equity Partners in the capital of Demers, Ambulance Manufacturer Inc.
  • TELUS Corporation in its closing of a transaction whereby Baring Private Equity Asia acquired a 35% stake in TELUS International (Cda) Inc., a subsidiary valuated at C$1.2B.
  • Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of BlueCat Networks (USA) Inc.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the A$9B acquisition of Asciano Limited, by a consortium of investors which includes China Investment Corporation, Global Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and Qube Holdings Limited, among others.
  • Starwood Capital Group, as Canadian counsel, in its US$2.85B acquisition of the subsidiaries and assets of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust.
  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals in its sale to an investment syndicate led by Vivo Capital LLC and ZQ Capital Limited.
  • VMG Partners and Sequel Naturals Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in the US$550M sale of Vega Foods to WhiteWave Foods Company.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp., concurrently with the latter’s acquisition of Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and Packaging Inc., and related entities.
  • Maxi Canada Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition by Altamont Capital Partners.
  • Atelka Enterprise Inc., a Kilmer Capital Partners-backed company, in its C$59M sale to TeleTech Holdings, Inc.
  • KRG Capital Partners, as Canadian Counsel, in its sale of Fort Dearborn Co. to Advent International.
  • Primus Telecommunications in its restructuring and sale under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
  • GoldenTree Asset Management, L.P. in connection with its holdings (and ultimate disposition) of shares and debt of PostMedia Network Canada Corp.
  • AIMCo, as Canadian counsel, in its sale of its 50% interest in Autopista Central de Chile on behalf of certain of AIMCo’s clients, to Abertis Infraestructuras S.A. for €948M.
  • Stream Asset Financial in the creation of a new C$500M fund; in its formation and initial raise of C$200M; and in acquisitions of assets from a number of companies, including Blaze Energy, Surge Energy and Questfire Energy.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners in its C$300M acquisition of Newalta Corporation’s Industrial Division.
  • OMERS Private Equity, as Canadian counsel, in its sale of Marketwired L.P. to Nasdaq, Inc.
  • TorQuest Partners Inc. in its acquisition of majority control of Polycor, Inc. as part of its merger with Swenson Granite Company LLC.