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International team advises Canadian Tire Corporation in its acquisition of Helly Hansen for $C985m
Our Toronto, London, Paris, Munich, Hong Kong, Milan, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Moscow and New York offices have advised Canadian Tire on its purchase of Helly Hansen, a leading global brand in sportswear and workwear based in Oslo, Norway for C$985m.
May 10, 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 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
Toronto advises TELUS Corporation on a $750 Million Debt Offering
On March 1, 2018, TELUS Corporation completed a public offering of C$750 million in aggregate principal amount of new senior unsecured notes, comprising C$150 million aggregate principal 4.70% series CW notes, due on March 6, 2048 and C$600 million aggregate principal 3.625% senior unsecured series CX notes, due on March 1, 2028.
March 1, 2018
Toronto advised JPMorgan on refinancing a US$1.1bn loan facility and new US$375m facility for GNC
Our Toronto office advised JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent, in connection with a term loan credit facility in the principal amount of approximately U.S.$1.1 billion and as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent in connection with an asset based revolving credit facility in the principal amount of U.S.$375 million, each in favour of GNC Corporation and certain of its subsidiaries.
February 28, 2018
Calgary and Sydney advise Mocal Energy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation, on its US$730m disposition of an interest in the Syncrude Oilsands Project to Suncor Energy
Our Calgary and Sydney offices have advised Mocal Energy Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation, on its strategic disposition of a 5% interest in the Syncrude Oilsands Project to Suncor Energy Ventures Partnership for a purchase price of US$730m.
February 23, 2018
Montreal advised I-Med against TearLab in its infringement for a tear osmolarity measuring system
Our Montreal office acted for I-MED Pharma Inc. in defence to TearLab Corporation's action for infringement of its patent pertaining to a tear osmolarity measuring system.
February 13, 2018
Vancouver advised Capital Regional District on the Residuals Treatment Facility Project for C$126.8m
Our Vancouver office advised the Capital Regional District in British Columbia (the “CRD”) on a project agreement with Hartland Resource Management General Partnership (“HRMG”) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the $126.8 million Residuals Treatment Facility in Saanich, B.C. HRMG is a partnership of subsidiaries of Synagro Technologies, Inc., Bird Construction Inc. and Maple Reinders Group Ltd.
February 6, 2018
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
International team advises Bank of America on US$400m credit facility in favour of Genesco Inc.
Our Montreal, Toronto and London office acted as counsel to Bank of America, N.A. in connection with a senior secured revolving credit facility in the amount of US$400 million in favour of Genesco Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries.
January 31, 2018
Montreal advised Laurentian Bank of Canada on a common share offering worth C$144m
Our Montreal office advised Laurentian Bank of Canada (the Bank) on its offering of 2,624,300 common shares (the Shares), which included the exercise in full of the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters.
January 16, 2018
Toronto advised MedReleaf Corp. in its $132.5 million “bought deal” prospectus offering
Our Toronto office advised MedReleaf Corp. (“MedReleaf” or the “Company”) in connection with its $132,500,000 short form prospectus offering, on a “bought deal” basis (the “Offering”), whereby MedReleaf issued 5,000,000 units at a price of $26.50 per unit.
January 1, 2018
Montreal and Toronto advise Bank of America on a credit facility in favour of Maine Machine Products Company and Trimaster Manufacturing Inc., among others for US$20m
Our Montreal and Toronto office acted as Canadian counsel to Bank of America, N.A., as Agent in connection with a new secured asset-based revolving credit facility in the principal amount of US $20,000,000.
December 29, 2017