Jonathan Auerbach

Jonathan N. Auerbach Partner

Representative work
  • Swander Pace Capital and Recochem, Inc. in the sale of Recochem to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.
  • 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.
  • Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) with the evaluation of the successful North American bid to host the FIFA World CupTM in 2026.
  • Kabam Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its sale to Netmarble Games.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board in its C$1B acquisition of Constellation Brands Canada, Inc.
  • BWX Technologies, Inc. in the acquisition of all the shares of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.

  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • Cara Operations Limited in its C$537M acquisition of Groupe St-Hubert Inc.
  • Marriott International, Inc. in its C$168M acquisition of the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand and management and franchise business from Delta Hotels Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation.
  • Vendors of Mill Street Brewery in connection with the sale of Mill Street to Labatt.
  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of ConAgra's Private Brands for US$2.7B.
  • 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.
  • Intel Capital Corporation in its equity investment in Digital Specialty Chemicals Limited.
  • Allergan, Inc. (U.S.A.), in respect of the US$45.7B unsolicited privatization proposal by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (Canada) and sale to Actavis, Plc (Ireland) for US$66B.
  • News Corp., in the acquisition by its subsidiary, HarperCollins Publishers, of Harlequin Enterprises Limited from Torstar Corporation for approximately C$455M.
  • The underwriters in the C$115M initial public offering of Lumenpulse Inc.
  • Paysafe Group (formerly known as Optimal Payments plc), a leading global online payment solutions provider, in its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Montreal-based mobile platform developer FANS Entertainment Inc. for a consideration of C$16M.
  • Shutterstock, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of PremiumBeat for approximately US$32M.
  • Alliance Grain Traders Inc. in its acquisition of Québec-based CLIC International Inc., a Canadian ethnic and traditional retail food packager and canner and retail food service distributor, for approximately $17M.
  • Swander Pace Capital in the C$340M sale of its portfolio company Pineridge Bakery to Switzerland-based global food business ARYZTA AG.
  • Bain Capital LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc.
  • Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceutical in its $357M acquisition of Medicago Inc. Medicago is now jointly owned by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceutical (60%) and Philip Morris Investments B.V. (40%).
  • Apax Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its C$1.1B acquisition of Garda World Security Corporation.
  • Toshiba Tec Corp., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of International Business Machines Corp.’s point-of-sale terminal business for US$850M.
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. in its acquisition of Blaze Software Inc.
  • Sofina Foods Inc. in its acquisition of Janes Family Foods Ltd.
  • Yellow Media Inc. in its C$745M sale of Trader Corporation to funds advised by Apax Partners.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. in its take-over bid for all of the shares of Afexa Life Sciences Inc.
  • Eurazeo, a French private equity firm, in its acquisition of 3S Photonics S.A., a manufacturer of chips, optical discrete modules and passive components for the laser, sensing and telecom markets.
  • Cogeco Inc. in its acquisition of all of the shares of Metromedia CMR Plus Inc.
  • Cogeco Inc. in its acquisition of the Québec radio stations of Corus Entertainment Inc., including CKOI and CKAC.
  • George N. Gillett in his sale of the Montréal Canadiens NHL team to a consortium led by the Molson family.