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Heidi Reinhart

Partner

Heidi  Reinhart

Toronto

T:+1 416.216.2979

Heidi Reinhart’s practice covers all aspects of corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and providing corporate governance and securities regulatory advice.

Ms. Reinhart has represented both public companies and underwriters in connection with public offerings and has acted on behalf of issuers and investors in numerous private placement transactions. Ms. Reinhart has also represented both purchasers and vendors (public and private corporations) in various acquisitions.

In addition, Ms. Reinhart is a member of our special situations team, which focuses on shareholder activist and defence mandates and complex reorganization transactions.

Ms. Reinhart worked at our Toronto office as a summer student in 2004 and articled with us in 2006. She was awarded the Board of Governors’ Medal in Law upon graduation from the University of Windsor's faculty of law.

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  • Education

    J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2005
    LL.B., University of Windsor, 2005
    B.Sc. (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2002

  • Representative experience

    Clients for whom Ms. Reinhart has acted include:

    • Royal Bank of Canada in connection with domestic public offerings of preferred shares and debt raising the equivalent of over C$4.6 billion, including its inaugural C$200 million domestic offering of Basel‑III compliant non‑cumulative, 5‑year rate reset preferred shares series AZ
    • Royal Bank of Canada in connection with international public offerings of debt, including its inaugural US$1.5 billion offering of Basel‑III compliant subordinated notes in the US and a C$1 billion offering of Samurai bonds in Japan
    • Jaguar Mining Inc. in connection with its US$320 million recapitalization and financing transaction pursuant to a plan of compromise and arrangement
    • VW Credit Canada, Inc. in connection with the renewal of Volkswagen’s €25 billion debt issuance programme
    • Agrium Inc. in its successful high‑profile defence opposite JANA Partners LLC
    • Dundee Corporation in connection with the spin‑off of DREAM Unlimited Corp. by means of a plan of arrangement
    • Nortel Networks Corporation and Nortel Networks Limited in connection with Nortel’s divestitures after it entered protection pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act
    • Chieftain Metals Inc., a mineral properties acquisition, exploration and development company, in connection with its $17.5 million TSX initial public offering
    • HearUSA Inc. in connection with the sale of the assets of its Canadian subsidiaries to Helix Inc. for $28.6 million

  • Admissions
    • Ontario 2006
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • Board of Governors’ Medal in Law, University of Windsor
  • Speaking engagements
    • “Dual Listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Lima Stock Exchange,” Peru Under The New Government, Norton Rose Canada and the Peruvian-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Toronto, October 26, 2011.
  • Memberships and activities

    • Canadian Bar Association
    • Law Society of Upper Canada
    • Ontario Bar Association