Kevin Kyte

Kevin Kyte Partner

Representative Work
  • Alcoa Inc., as lead Canadian counsel, in its worldwide separation into the Downstream business (Arconic Inc.) and the Upstream business (Alcoa).
  • Jamp Pharma Corporation in the minority investment made in it by the FSTQ, a Canadian labor fund.
  • Industrial Container Services, Inc. in its C$94M acquisition of all the assets of Great Western Containers Inc., Universal Drum Reconditioning Ltd., Can-Am Containers Inc. and 4542479 Canada Inc. from The Bodtker Group of Companies Ltd.
  • Ongoing representation of a Canadian public company in its wind powers projects in Quebec, Canada, including joint venture agreements with municipal partners, review of RFP's issued by Hydro-Quebec, negotiations with governmental entities and financing.
  • Ongoing representation of the Canadian operations of a UK public company in the defense and civilian avionics industries, including teaming agreements with Indian, Middle Eastern and American partners, government tenders, establishment of joint ventures.
  • Ongoing representation of various pharma and medical device companies in their bids for government tenders.
  • A public company in its consortium bid to the Canadian federal government in response to the Arctic Offshore Patrol Ship and Joint Support Ship In-Service Support ("AJISS") request for proposals issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada for the Royal Canadian Navy for the performance of the AJISS works on Royal Canadian Navy ships, including negotiations of a detailed joint venture agreement.
  • A UK public company in its consortium bid to the Canadian federal government to operate the Chalk River Nuclear Laboratory in Chalk River, Ontario Canada, including negotiations of a detailed joint venture agreement.
  • Alcoa Ltd. in its sale of an aluminum rod mill located in Bécancour, Quebec to Sural Laminated Products of Canada, Inc. for an undisclosed purchase price.
  • White Birch Paper Canada Company, as Canadian counsel, in connection with its 2014 refinancing. The transaction included: (i) a new senior secured first lien term loan facility, (ii) an amendment and restatement of White Birch's existing term loan facility and (iii) an amendment and restatement of White Birch's existing asset-backed credit facilities.
  • Formula One World Championship Limited, in negotiations with the City of Montréal and with Octane Racing Group Inc. for the renewal of the rights to hold the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix in Montréal.
  • ANDRITZ Hydro Canada Inc. in its acquisition of the assets and operations of AFI Hydro Inc. out of receivership from the Receiver, Richter Advisors.
  • Alcoa in the negotiation of its letter of agreement with the Government of Quebec for the signing of power supply contracts with Hydro-Québec, as well as other ancillary contracts.
  • Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited in connection to a Motion for Declaratory Judgment initiated by Hydro Québec in regards to the interpretation of the terms and conditions of a long term Power Contract. Pending before the Superior Court of Québec.
  • White Birch Paper Company and its affiliates from 2009 to 2016 in connection with their insolvency reorganization pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA).
  • Timminco Limited on a joint venture transaction with Dow Corning Corporation regarding the silicon metal production facilities of Timminco’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Bécancour Silicon Inc.
  • Forbes Media LLC in its sale of Investopedia ULC to ValueClick, Inc.
  • Prime Restaurants of Canada Inc. ("PRC"), PRC's sole shareholder, Prime Restaurant Holdings Inc. and PRC Trademarks Inc. in their business combination with Prime Restaurants Royalty Income Fund to create new, publicly-traded corporation to be named Prime Restaurants Inc.
  • Exar Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in connection with its acquisition of Neterion, Inc. and its Canadian subsidiary, Neterion Corp.