Recent Work
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of StandardAero from Veritas Capital.
  • GFL Environmental Inc. in connection with its agreement to recapitalize GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. with investors led by BC Partners, including Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and others, for an implied total enterprise value of approximately C$5.1B.
  • Swander Pace Capital and Recochem, Inc. in the sale of Recochem to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.
  • Waterous Energy Fund in the formation of its initial US$1.03B fund.
  • BayMark Health Services, Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital, as co-counsel, in its acquisition of Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres LP, the largest provider of opioid addiction treatment in Canada.
  • Madison Dearborn Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of a Portion of AmTrust Financial Services' U.S. Fee Businesses with a Total Enterprise Value of US$1.15B.
  • Clearspring Capital Partners backed Demers, Ambulance Manufacturer Inc., in its cross-border acquisition of Braun Industries, Inc.
  • Platinum Equity, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its US$3.85B acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity.
  • Warburg Pincus, as counsel, in the acquisition of Labstat International ULC by funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus.
  • Atrium Innovations Inc. in its US$2.3B acquisition by Nestlé S.A. from a group of investors including a company backed by the Permira Funds, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ.
  • TorQuest Partners Inc. in its acquisition of a minority ownership interest in A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.
  • Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in its acquisition with Blackstone Property Partners of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust for C$3.8B including debt. Affiliates of Blackstone Property Partners and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. acquired respectively 62% and 38% of PIRET.
  • IMCO with its launch as a public-sector asset manager of approximately C$60B on behalf of the Workplace Safety Insurance Board and the Ontario Pension Board.
  • AIMCo Realty Investors LP in its acquisition of Edmonton Tower, a new 27 story office and retail complex in the heart of the ICE District, from the Katz Group.
  • New Water Capital L.P. in its acquisition of Trillium Health Care Products.
  • TELUS Corporation in its closing of a transaction whereby Baring Private Equity Asia acquired a 35% stake in TELUS International (Cda) Inc., a subsidiary valuated at C$1.2B.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the A$9B acquisition of Asciano Limited, by a consortium of investors which includes China Investment Corporation, Global Infrastructure Partners, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation and Qube Holdings Limited, among others.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp., concurrently with the latter’s acquisition of Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and Packaging Inc., and related entities.
  • Atelka Enterprise Inc., a Kilmer Capital Partners-backed company, in its C$59M sale to TeleTech Holdings, Inc.
  • Stream Asset Financial in the creation of a new C$500M fund; in its formation and initial raise of C$200M; and in acquisitions of assets from a number of companies, including Blaze Energy, Surge Energy and Questfire Energy.
  • American Industrial Partners and certain other investors, as lead counsel, in their acquisition, directly or indirectly, of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canam Group Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately C$875M.