Recent Work
  • Platinum Equity, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its US$3.85B acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • An investor group led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC and affiliates, and Värde Partners, as Canadian counsel, in their acquisition of CitiFinancial Canada, Inc.
  • Lowe's Companies in its C$3.2B friendly acquisition of Rona Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Québec).
  • 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.
  • Nabors Industries Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Tesco Corporation.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its proposed 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.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • Marriott International, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its US$13B acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger with Agrium Inc. to form the largest crop nutrient company in the world.
  • Sea to Sky Highway Investment Limited Partnership in the refinancing of the Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, a public-private partnership project managed by Axium Infrastructure Inc., by way of a private placement offering in Canada, the United States and certain other international jurisdictions.
  • VMG Partners and Sequel Naturals Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in the US$550M sale of Vega Foods to WhiteWave Foods Company.
  • Shopify in its US$500M cross-border offering of subordinate voting shares.
  • Alcoa Inc., as lead Canadian counsel, in its worldwide separation into the Downstream business (Arconic Inc.) and the Upstream business (Alcoa).
  • Riverstone Investment Group and Niska Gas Storage Partners, as Canadian counsel, in the purchase of all of Niska’s outstanding common units by Brookfield Infrastructure and its institutional partners, as part of a transaction valued at approximately US$912M including the assumption of debt.
  • American Industrial Partners and certain other investors, as Canadian counsel, in their acquisition, directly or indirectly, of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canam Group Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately C$875M.
  • A U.S. based multinational technology company in the supervision of an in-depth investigation with respect to an alleged scheme involving sales of goods to an embargoed country and negotiation of settlement arrangements with several departing management employees.
  • Coastal Energy Company in the C$2.3B sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Compañia Española de Petróleos, S.A.U.
  • Apollo Global Management LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of ADT Corp. for US$6.9B
  • Dell EMC as Canadian counsel in the sale of its enterprise content division to OpenText Corp. for US$1.6B.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its acquisition of SEMCO Holding Corporation from Continental Energy Systems LLC for US$1.1B, subject to adjustment, including approximately US$355M in assumed debt.
  • C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc. in its acquisition of Les Plats du Chef Inc.
  • 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, a payment processor based in the Houston suburb of Shenandoah, Texas.
  • FMC Technologies, Inc. in its C$282M acquisition of Pure Energy Services Ltd.
  • Methode Electronics, Inc. in connection with the C$144M acquisition of all outstanding common shares of Pacific Insight Electronics Corp.
  • RimRock Oil & Gas in its purchase of US$500M of assets from Whiting Petroleum Corporation, and its initial equity funding by Warburg Pincus.
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch, as Canadian counsel, in connection with Bombardier Inc.'s issuance and sale of US$1.4B aggregate principal amount of new 8.750% Senior Notes due 2021.