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.
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
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
Quebec City and Montreal advised Coveo Solutions Inc. on C$100m investment from Elliott Management
Our Quebec City and Montreal offices are advising Coveo Solutions Inc. on C$100m investment from Elliot Management Corp. Elliot Management Corp., a US investment giant, has purchased a 27 percent stake in the company, through its Silicon Valley-based private equity arm, Evergreen Coast Capital.
April 4, 2018
Canadian team advised Desjardins Group to create one of Canada's largest wealth management firms
Our Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto offices advised Desjardins Group in connection with a transaction with Canada's five provincial credit union centrals (Centrals) and The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS) to merge the businesses of their subsidiaries, Credential Financial Inc., Qtrade Canada Inc. and NEI Investments.
April 1, 2018
Toronto advises a syndicate of underwriters on InterRent REIT C$98m Bought Deal Financing
Our Toronto office advised a syndicate of underwriters on InterRent REIT’s (InterRent) public offering of 10,005,000 trust units, issued at C$9.78 per unit, equating to C$97,848,900 in gross proceeds.
March 28, 2018
International team advises Bombardier on a C$683.4m Offering of Equity
Our Montreal, New York, London, Hamburg, and Hong Kong offices advised Bombardier Inc. in connection with its public offering of 168,000,000 Class B shares (subordinate voting) at a purchase price of Cdn$3.80 per share for total gross proceeds of Cdn$638.4 million.
March 23, 2018
Calgary advised Wolf Midstream on an acquisition of interests from MEG Energy
Our Calgary Office advised Wolf Midstream Inc. (Wolf Midstream) in connection with an agreement with MEG Energy Corp (MEG) to acquire MEG’s 50 percent ownership interest in Access Pipeline and a 100 percent ownership interest in the Stonefell Terminal for C$1.52 billion, including capital commitments of approximately C$90 million.
March 22, 2018
Montreal advises iA Financial on its bought deal public offering of Common Shares and its concurrent bought deal public offering of Non-Cumulative Class A Preferred Shares
Montreal advised Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (the Company) in its bought deal public offering of 2,750,000 Common Shares (the Common Shares), which included the full exercise of the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters, and its concurrent bought deal public offering of 6,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series I (the Series I Preferred Shares).
March 7, 2018
Montreal advised SNC-Lavalin on a completed private offering of C$525m three series of debentures
Our Montreal office advised SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. in connection with its private offering of (i) CDN$150,000,000 of its Floating Rate Series 2 Debentures due March 4, 2019, (ii) CDN$175,000,000 of its Floating Rate Series 3 Debentures due March 2, 2021, and (iii) CDN$200,000,000 of its 3.235% Series 4 Debentures due March 2, 2023.
March 2, 2018