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.
Toronto advised the shareholders of the Accuworx Inc. group of companies on the sale of its Canadian operations, including Sure Horizon Environmental Inc., to an affiliate of GFL Environmental, Inc.
Our Toronto office advised the shareholders of the Accuworx Inc. group of companies in the disposition of the company’s Canadian operations, including Sure Horizon Environmental Inc., to an affiliate of GFL Environmental Inc. for an undisclosed amount.
February 2, 2018
Toronto and Montreal advise underwriters on Fiera Capital’s C$168.75m bought deal offerings
Our Toronto and Montréal offices advised a syndicate of underwriters on a $168.75 million bought deal public offering of class A subordinate voting shares (Class A Shares) and convertible unsecured subordinated debentures (Debentures) of Fiera Capital Corporation which closed on December 21, 2017.
December 21, 2017
Montreal advised Metro Inc. on a completed C$1.2 billion Senior Unsecured Notes Offering
Our Montreal office advised Metro Inc. on a completed C$1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes, consisting of C$300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.68% Series F Senior Unsecured Notes due December 5, 2022.
December 4, 2017
Calgary, and Montreal advised ExxonMobil Canada and Imperial Oil Limited on C$170m claim
On November 30, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal on claims upon which our Calgary and Montreal offices acted for ExxonMobil Canada and Imperial Oil Limited.
November 30, 2017
Calgary advised EPCOR Utilities on a C$400m medium term offering
Our Calgary office advised EPCOR Utilities Inc. on its offering of C$400m of 3.554% medium term notes due November 27, 2047.
November 27, 2017
International team advises Bombardier on US$1bn senior notes financing
Our Montréal, New York, Hamburg, and London offices have advised Bombardier Inc. on its recent liability management initiative, comprised of a US$1 billion cross-border private placement of senior notes in the US and Canadian capital markets and a contemporaneous debt tender offer for all US$600 million of Bombardier’s 4.75 per cent senior notes due 2019.
November 27, 2017
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. completes a private offering of CDN$300 million of Series 1 Debentures
Montreal advised SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (SNC-Lavalin) on its completed private offering of CDN $300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.689% Series 1 Debentures due November 24, 2020 (the Debentures).
November 24, 2017
Ottawa advised the Department of Justice on Energy Services Acquistion Program's P3 project
Our Ottawa office has been appointed to advise the federal government for the Energy Services Acquisition Program’s (ESAP) Energy Service Modernization (ESM) P3 project.
Calgary advises RBC on C$545m financing for East Tank Farm Development
Our Calgary office has advised RBC Capital Markets on the C$545 million financing of First Nations ETF Limited Partnership’s acquisition of a 49 per cent interest in Suncor Energy Inc.’s East Tank Farm Development.
November 22, 2017
Toronto advised Toronto Hydro on its C$200m public debt offering
Our Toronto office advised Toronto Hydro Corporation in its public offering of C$200m 3.485% Series 13 debentures due February 28, 2048.
November 14, 2017
International team advises Source Energy Services on cross-border acquisition
Our Calgary, Vancouver, Dallas and New York offices advised Source Energy Services on its US$80 million acquisition of certain assets of Preferred Sands.
November 7, 2017
Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto advise Bombardier on C Series Partnership
Our Montréal, Québec City and Toronto offices advised Bombardier in connection with the entering into of a binding agreement with Airbus and Investissement Québec regarding the acquisition by Airbus of a majority interest in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (the Partnership).
Toronto advised Smoothwater on announced acquisition of Equity Financial for C$93m in cash
Our Toronto office advised Smoothwater Capital Corporation announced acquisition of Equity Financial Holdings, whereby Smoothwater is to acquire for C$9.75 per share in cash all of the outstanding shares of Equity Financial other than Shares already owned or controlled by Smoothwater, its officers, and by certain other shareholders who have agreed to remain as continuing shareholders.
October 30, 2017
Alamos Gold Inc. amended its existing undrawn revolving credit facility to, among other things, increase the size of the facility to US$400 million
Our Montreal and Toronto offices acted as counsel to Alamos Gold Inc. and its subsidiaries to amend its existing undrawn revolving credit facility.
September 25, 2017
Montreal and Toronto advised Wajax Corp. on its 2017 liability management initiative for C$300m
Montreal and Toronto advised Wajax Corporation on its 2017 liability management initiative, pursuant to which Wajax amended, increased and extended its senior secured credit facilities and financed the redemption of all of its outstanding 6.125% Senior Notes due October 23, 2020.
September 20, 2017
Calgary advises dealers on the financing of $1bn of Medium Term Notes
Calgary office acted as counsel to a syndicate of dealers led by CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with TransCanada PipeLines Ltd’s $1bn Medium Term Notes offering.
September 15, 2017
Toronto and Montreal advise Wells Fargo on the financing of the US$6.9bn acquisition of Staples
Toronto and Montreal acted as Canadian counsel to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada in connection with the financing of the US$6.9bn acquisition of Staples, Inc.
September 12, 2017
Calgary advised Paramount Resources Ltd. and Trilogy Energy Corp. on their $3.3 billion merger
The Calgary office advised Paramount Resources Ltd. and Trilogy Energy Corp. on their merger, pursuant to which Paramount acquired all of the shares of Trilogy not already owned by Paramount in exchange for Paramount shares.
September 12, 2017
Calgary advised FortisAlberta on its C$200m medium term notes offering
Calgary advised FortisAlberta Inc. in relation to its offering of C$200m 3.672 percent unsecured medium term note debentures due September 9, 2047.
September 7, 2017
PNC Bank, National Association announces a U.S.$125,000,000 asset based revolving credit facility in favour of A.M. Castle & Co.
Toronto acted as Canadian counsel to PNC Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, and Lender in connection with an asset‑based revolving credit facility in the principal amount of U.S.$125,000,000 in favour of, amongst others, A.M. Castle & Co. (Castle).
August 31, 2017