We are pleased to present a selection of client work for your review. Much of our client work cannot be displayed due to client confidentiality and non-disclosure.
Calgary advises EIFH on the sale to Enbridge Inc. of the common shares of EIFH for C$4.7bn
Our Calgary office is advising the independent directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (“EIFH”) in the sale of EIFH to Enbridge Inc. of all of the outstanding common shares of EIFH not currently owned by Enbridge Inc. for C$4.7bn.
September 18, 2018
Toronto is representing York University in respect of a union grievance brought on behalf of a contract faculty member
Our Toronto office is advising York University in respect of a union grievance brought on behalf of a contract faculty member.
August 20, 2018
Montreal and Toronto advised Bank of America on credit facility to Williams Scotsman for US$1.425bn
Our Montreal and Toronto offices acted as Canadian counsel to Bank of America in its US$1.425bn senior secured financing of Williams Scotsman and its acquisition of Modular Space Holdings.
August 18, 2018
Vancouver advised the lenders on Western Forest Products C$250m credit facility
Our Vancouver office advised a syndicate of lenders on C$250m financing of Western Forest Products Inc., an integrated Canadian forest products company and the largest coastal British Columbia timberlands operator and lumber producer with an annual capacity of approximately 1.1bn board feet from seven sawmills in British Columbia and Washington State.
August 9, 2018
Toronto advised Hydro One with respect to a union grievance
Our Toronto office advised Hydro One on grievances filed against them by the Power Workers’ Union.
August 8, 2018
Toronto and Calgary advise TransAlta on a C$345m rated secured bond offering
Our Toronto and Calgary offices advised TransAlta Corporation (TransAlta) on a completed C$345m secured bond offering, by way of a private placement for its newly formed limited partnership, TransAlta OCP LP (the “Issuer”), which was secured by, among other things, a first ranking charge over all but a nominal percentage of the equity interests in the Issuer and its general partner, and a first ranking charge over all of the Issuer’s accounts and certain other assets (the Financing).
July 20, 2018
Vancouver advises B.C. Real Estate Association as it Intervenes on a Petition Regarding the Scope of the Superintendent of Real Estate’s Power
Our Vancouver office is representing the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA), in a leave to intervene on a petition by the Superintendent of Real Estate to the BC Supreme Court.
July 12, 2018
Toronto advised Bank of America on US$65m ABL credit facility in favour of PSC Metals
Our Toronto office acted as Canadian counsel to Bank of America, N.A., as agent for the Lenders, in connection with a new US$65m senior secured asset-based credit facility.
July 11, 2018
Quebec City advises Commissaire à l’éthique et à la déontologie in judicial review
Our Quebec city office is advising Commissaire à l'éthique et à la déontologie on an application for Judicial review filed by Mr. Surprenant, a member of Quebec Parliament, contesting a blame recommendation contained in a report filed by Commissaire’s office.
July 10, 2018
Ottawa advises Lundin Gold on the closing of its C$350m credit facility
Our Ottawa office advised Lundin Gold on the closing of its US$350m senior secured project finance debt facility, used to fund the development and construction of the Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador.
July 9, 2018
International team successfully advises Canadian Tire on $C985m acquisition of Helly Hansen
Our Toronto, London, Amsterdam, Moscow, Warsaw, Paris, Munich, Hong Kong, Milan, and New York offices advised Canadian Tire’s on its acquisition of Helly Hansen, a leading global brand in sportswear and workwear based in Oslo, Norway for C$985m.
July 3, 2018
Toronto advises Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited on C$650 million unsecured medium term note offering
Our Toronto office advised Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited on a completed C$650 million unsecured medium term note offering.
July 3, 2018
Montreal advised SNC-Lavalin on second transfer of infrastructure assets for C$115m
Our Montreal office advised SNC-Lavalin Infrastructure Partners LP (the Fund), on its completed, previously announced transfer of a fifth Canadian infrastructure asset, the McGill University Health Centre (Montreal, QC).
June 28, 2018
Calgary office advised Keyera Corp. on its offering of C$400 Million of medium term notes
Our Calgary office advised Keyera Corp. on an inaugural C$400m medium term notes offering.
June 21, 2018
Toronto advised TELUS on a US$750m Debt Offering
Our Toronto office advised TELUS Corporation on a completed offering of US$750 million senior unsecured 4.600 per cent 30-year notes, maturing on November 16, 2048 (the “Notes”).
June 18, 2018
Montréal advises Rio Tinto on a C$558m project with Alcoa to develop a carbon-free smelting process
Our Montreal office is advising Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. (RTA) on a joint venture project with Alcoa Corporation on a C$558m project to develop and commercialise a revolutionary carbon-free process to create aluminum.
June 6, 2018
Toronto advised the lenders on the acquisition of Toys R Us and emergence from creditor protection for C$300m
Our Toronto office advised Bank of America, N.A., as agent, for Toys “R” Us (Canada) Ltd. Toys “R” Us (Canada) Ltee (“Toys Canada”) in an acquisition of all of the share capital and business by an affiliate of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) for a purchase price of C$300m subject to certain working capital adjustments.
May 31 2018
Toronto and Ottawa advise Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario on the C$2.5bn Finch West LRT project
Our Toronto and Ottawa offices advised Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario on the C$2.5bn Finch West Light Rail Transit (LRT) project which reached financial close on May 7, 2018.
May 7, 2018
Toronto advised Gilead Sciences before the Supreme Court of Canada
Our Toronto office and Belmore Neidrauer LLP have successfully defended Gilead Sciences Inc. before the Supreme Court of Canada.
April 26, 2018
Montreal advised CDPQ Infra Inc. on an automated light-rail transportation system for C$6.3bn
Our Montreal office advised CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in connection with the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail transportation system in the Greater Montreal area.
April 12, 2018