Sean Vanderpol

Sean Vanderpol Partner

Representative Work
  • TC Energy Corporation in connection with its sale of three Ontario natural gas-fired power plants to Ontario Power Generation Inc., for approximately C$2.9B.
  • First Capital Realty, as counsel to the Special Committee, in connection with its C$742M share repurchase from Gazit-Global Ltd. and its concurrent C$453M secondary offering.
  • Shopify Inc. in its initial public offering and in several subsequent offerings.
  • TC Energy Corporation in connection with the C$630M sale of its majority stake in the Cartier wind power facilities in Québec to Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.
  • Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc., a portfolio company of ONCAP, in its initial public offering and secondary offering for total group proceeds of C$150M and public listing on the TSX.
  • Hudson’s Bay Company, as counsel, in connection with the US$500M equity investment by Rhône Capital, the US$850M sale of the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Flagship Building to WeWork, and a series of strategic transactions, including agreements to lease retail space within select HBC department stores.
  • Dominion Diamond Corporation in its acquisition by an entity affiliated with The Washington Companies for an equity value of US$1.2B.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in the acquisition of all of its outstanding shares by BCE Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement for approximately C$3.9B.
  • TC Energy Corporation, in connection with the extension of the operating life of the Bruce Power nuclear power facilities to 2064. As part of the transaction, TC Energy exercised its option to acquire an additional interest in Bruce Power.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in its C$465M sale of Allstream to Zayo Group Holdings Inc.
  • Harbour Energy Ltd., in its proposed acquisition, together with ALFA S.A.B. de C.V., a Mexican conglomerate, of Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. by way of plan of arrangement in a transaction valued at approximately C$6.4B (including assumed debt).
  • Waterton Precious Metals Fund II Cayman, LP in its all cash offer to acquire through its subsidiary, Waterton Precious Metals Bid Corp., all of the issued and outstanding shares of Chaparral Gold Corp. not already held by it and its affiliates, and its subsequently negotiated acquisition of Chaparral by way of plan of arrangement.
  • The selling shareholders of Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc., in connection with a secondary offering of 6.4 million subordinate voting shares, as well as the conversion of the remaining outstanding multiple voting shares into subordinate voting shares.
  • Dominion Diamond Corporation in connection with the sale of its luxury brand diamond jewelry and timepiece division, Harry Winston, Inc. to Swatch Group.
  • Teck Resources in connection with its acquisition, by way of plan of arrangement, of SilverBirch Energy Corporation and the spin-off of SilverWillow Energy Corporation.
  • Teck Resources in connection with its US$1.5B private placement to China Investment Corporation.
  • BCE in connection with its acquisition of The Source retail chain.
  • Teck Resources in its C$14.1B acquisition of Fording Canadian Coal Trust.
  • BCE in connection with the C$51.7B bid by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners, the largest buyout in Canadian history.