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OMERS Life Sciences, 2024

Acted for OMERS Life Sciences in its US$304.7-million acquisition of 100% of Esperion’s royalty entitlement (subject to a cap) on net sales of bempedoic acid products in Europe by Daiichi Sankyo Europe.

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan, in the private placement of US$500 million of senior notes of GFL Environmental Inc.

Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, 2024

Acting as co-counsel to Allstate Insurance Company of Canada in defence of a class action seeking statutory overtime, vacation and holiday pay on behalf of thousands of current and former Allstate employees.

Claridge IC Properties 4, Limited Partnership, 2024

Acted for Claridge IC Properties 4, Limited Partnership with the acquisition, in a joint venture with Endevco and Palomino, of a property in the City of Gatineau, and its related acquisition financing, for the purposes of the development of a residential project comprising approximately 298 rental units and ancillary commercial space.

Golden Venture Partners, 2024

Acted for Golden Ventures in connection with the formation of its fifth fund, Golden Ventures V, a leading seed-stage venture capital fund investing across North America.

Knight Therapeutics Inc., 2024

Acting for Knights Therapeutics Inc., as licensee of Antibe Therapeutics Inc., in Antibe’s restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and receivership proceedings

Canada Infrastructure Bank, 2024

Acted for Canada Infrastructure Bank in its financing of HTEC Hydrogen Technology & Energy Corporation to construct and operate a hydrogen liquefaction facility in Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as three gaseous hydrogen production facilities in Burnaby, Nanaimo and Prince George, in addition to construction and operation of 20 hydrogen fueling stations in Western Canada.

ALT 5 Sigma Inc., 2024

Acted as tax counsel to ALT 5 Sigma Inc., a leading next generation blockchain financial technology provider, in its acquisition by JanOne Inc.

Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, 2024

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. with the offering by CDP Financial of US$1.5 billion of Series 20 Notes due in 2029 under its Senior Notes Program.

Knight Therapeutics, 2024

Acted for Knight Therapeutics in the establishment of an exclusive supply and distribution agreement with Ironshore Therapuetics Inc, granting Knight the rights to seek regulatory approval and commercialize JORNAY PM® in Canada and Latin America.

Glencore Canada Corporation, 2024

Acted for Glencore Canada Corporation in its dispute before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal with respect to the tax treatment of break fees.

The Body Shop Canada Limited, 2024

Acting for The Body Shop Canada Limited Inc. with its restructuring under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, which include liquidating 33 stores across Canada. 

Newmont Mining Corporation (now known as Newmont Corporation) and other defendants, 2024

Acted for Newmont Mining Corporation, Fronteer Gold Inc. and its founder Mark O’Dea in a successful defence against a claim for over C$1.2 billion in damages and other relief asserted by Jacqui Safra and his holding company, NWG Investments Inc. Safra alleged fraud and misrepresentation concerning a transaction in which Fronteer acquired a mineral exploration company he founded and controlled. Safra’s claim was commenced after the newly formed Government of Nunatsiavut imposed a moratorium on uranium mining in April 2008. Justice Steele of the Superior Court of Ontario dismissed the claim on the grounds of delay in August 2023. Mr. Safra’s appeal from the decision of Justice Steele was dismissed from the bench by the Court of Appeal for Ontario in May 2024.

Aecon Utilities Group Inc., 2024

Acted for Aecon Utilities Group Inc., in its acquisition of Xtreme Powerline Construction, an electrical distribution utility contractor, for US$73 million with the potential for additional contingent proceeds.

ArcTern Partners Inc., 2024

Acted for ArcTern Ventures in the formation of its third flagship fund, ArcTern Ventures Fund III, a US$335 million venture capital fund focused on climate technology companies around the world.

Camac Partners, LLC, 2024

Acted for Camac Partners, LLC in connection with its shareholder engagement with Rocky Mountain Liquor Inc. regarding board composition, governance and strategic matters, which culminated in an agreement to appoint two of Camac’s nominees to the Rocky Mountain board. 

Generac Power Systems, Inc., 2024

Acted for Generac Power Systems, Inc. in its purchase of Powerplay Battery Energy Storage Systems, a division of SunGrid Solutions Inc.

Grup Mediapro S.L.U., 2024

Acted for Grup Mediapro S.L.U. in a litigation settlement with CSB, LP, culminating in a transaction pursuant to which Mediapro sold its Canadian business, consisting of the OneSoccer Channel, to CSB.

MacKinnon, Bennett & Co., 2024

Acted for MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. in the formation of MKB Partners Fund III, a private equity fund that invests in the energy, mobility, built environment and related industrial sectors of the energy transition.

Leading Cinema Operator, 2024

Acted for a leading cinema operator in its successful tax dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency in connection with the treatment of the sale of a movie theatre as a capital versus income gain.

Viking Global Investors LP, 2024

Acted for funds affiliated with Viking Global Investors LP in connection with Valsoft Corporation Inc.'s note issuance in an initial aggregate amount of US$170-million to Coatue Management and funds affiliated with Viking Global Investors LP.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., SAI, 2024

Acting for PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., SAI in its capacity as trustee of Just for Laughs Group in proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

National Bank Financial Markets, BMO Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets, 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel for a syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Markets, BMO Capital Markets  and RBC Capital Markets in connection with IAMGOLD Corporation's US$300-million public offering of common shares, conducted concurrently in Canada (excluding Québec and Nunavut) pursuant to Canadian prospectus requirements and in the United States pursuant to the U.S. multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Plenary Americas LP, 2024

Acted for Maryland and Energy Impact Partners, a Plenary Americas-led consortium including Kiewit Development Company, Kiewit Power Constructors, Honeywell International, in its winning bid to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the NextGen Energy Program, a district energy system for the University of Maryland.

Alfar Capital Partners, 2024

Acted for Alfar Capital Partners in the formation and fundraising of its second private equity fund, Alfar Capital Partners II, L.P.,  that invests in a diversified portfolio of companies in various business sectors in the Provinces of Québec and Ontario.

Mannarino Systems & Software Inc., 2024

Acted for the shareholders of Mannarino Systems & Software Inc., a global leader in avionics for electric aircraft and drones and certified systems for the aerospace sector, with the sale of all of their issued and outstanding shares to Scalian SAS.

McDonald's Corporation, 2024

Acted for McDonald’s Corporation in the private placement of C$1 billion of its fixed rate “Maple bonds”, McDonald’s first maple bond sale in the Canadian market since 2017.

eStruxture Data Centers, 2024

Acted for eStruxture Data Centers, Canada’s leading data centre platform, in connection with Fengate Asset Management’s record-breaking C$1.8-billion investment transaction.

New Gold Inc., 2024

Acted for New Gold Inc. in its US$173-million cross-border bought deal equity financing conducted by a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC Capital Markets.

PSP Investments, 2024

Acted for PSP Investments with the establishment of its new wholly-owned subsidiary, Canada Growth Fund Investment Management Inc., and the negotiations with the Government of Canada and Canada Development Investment Corporation in connection with the management of the newly-established $15-billion Canada Growth Fund.

Northern Superior Resources Inc., 2024

Acted for Northern Superior Resources Inc. in connection with a bought deal private placement of 5,050,600 flow-through shares at $0.99 per share and 5,454,600 common shares at $0.55 per share, for aggregate gross proceeds of C$8-million.

Axium Infrastructure Inc., 2024

Acted for Axium Infrastructure with its acquisition, together with Nova Scotia Pension Services Corporation, of a 50% equity interest in the 100 MW Cedar Point II Wind Project located in Ontario from Fiera Infrastructure. The power produced by the project is sold to the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) under a 20-year power purchase agreement under Ontario FIT Program.

RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank, 2024

Acted for the syndicate of agents, co-led by RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank, in TMX Group Limited's Canadian private placement offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured debentures.

The Aaron’s Company, Inc., 2024

Acting for The Aaron’s Company, Inc., in its proposed sale to IQVentures Holdings, LLC in an all cash transaction valuing Aaron’s at approximately US$504 million.

Mason Resources Inc., 2024

Acted for Mason Resources Inc. in its strategic investment in NorthX Nickel Corp., formerly known as Archer Exploration Corp., under a private agreement transaction as part of a larger private placement. NorthX Nickel Corp. is focused on the exploration and development of the Grasset Project, located within the Abitibi Greenstone Belt in Quebec.

J.P. Morgan, 2024

Acting for J.P. Morgan, as financial advisor to the board of directors of Canadian Western Bank (CWB), in connection with the C$5-billion sale of CWB to National Bank of Canada by way of share exchange.

Sixty North Unity, 2024

Acting for Sixty North Unity, a consortium of Indigenous communities from the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, in connection with its proposed acquisition of Northwestel from Bell Canada for approximately C$1 billion, which would make Northwestel the largest indigenous-owned telecommunications company in the world.

Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec, 2024

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. with the offering by CDP Financial of €1.5 billion of Series 19 Notes due in 2029 under its Senior Notes Program.

Tegus, Inc., 2024

Acting as Canadian counsel to Tegus, a leading research platform for investors, on its US$930-million sale to AlphaSense, the leading market intelligence and search platform.

Scotia Capital Inc and TD Securities, 2024

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters, co-led by Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc. in an offering of C$200-million aggregate principal amount of Series L Notes of Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust due March 29, 2030.

Industrial and Financial Systems AB, 2024

Acting for Industrial and Financial Systems AB in its approximately C$1-billion acquisition of Copperleaf Technologies Inc., a provider of enterprise decision analytics software to companies managing critical infrastructure.

RBC Capital Markets, LLC and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., 2024

Acted for RBC Capital Markets, LLC and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. on the US$723.4-million cross-border secondary offering of subordinate voting shares of GFL Environmental Inc.

Searchlight Pharma Inc., 2024

Acted for the shareholders of Searchlight Pharma Inc., a top-growth Canadian specialty and innovative branded pharmaceutical company, in connection with the sale of their 100% interest to Apotex Inc.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc, CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank, 2024

Acted for the syndicate of underwriters, co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and The Toronto-Dominion Bank, in the second green bond offering of C$4-billion by the Government of Canada.

Rogers Sugar Inc., 2024

Acted for Rogers Sugar Inc. in its C$117.9-million equity offering, comprised of a C$57.5-million public offering and C$60.4-million concurrent non-brokered private placements to Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.) and Belkorp Industries Inc., the net proceeds of which will be used to fund a portion of its C$200-million sugar capacity expansion project. 

Riot Platforms Inc., 2024

Acting for Riot Platforms Inc., a Bitcoin mining and digital infrastructure company, in connection with its strategic pursuit of change at Bitfarms Ltd., a Toronto-based bitcoin mining company, including its shareholder meeting requisition and challenge to Bitfarms’ poison pill at the Ontario Capital Markets Tribunal. 

BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial and TD Securities, 2024

Acted for the syndicate of agents, co-led by BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial and TD Securities, in TMX Group Limited's Canadian private placement of C$1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior debentures issued across three series.

New Gold Inc., 2024

Acted for New Gold Inc. in its US$255-million partial repurchase of a free cash flow royalty interest in New Afton mine from its strategic partner, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, reducing the royalty to 19.9%.

Rogers Communications Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$2.5-billion U.S. public offering of two series of senior notes registered via the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Barrick Gold Corporation, 2024

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its earn-in arrangement with Geophysx Jamaica Ltd., under which Barrick was granted the right to acquire up to an 80% joint-venture interest in certain properties located in Jamaica.

Odace Investment Consortium Inc., 2024

Acted for Odace Investment Consortium Inc., an alternative asset manager specialized in the transportation industry, with its acquisition of Boisjoli Transport Inc.

Rogers Communications Inc., 2024

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. to establish its shelf prospectus, qualifying an unspecified amount of future public offerings of debt securities and preferred shares in Canada. 

Ironbridge Equity Partners, 2024

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in its sale of Advanced Engineered Products to TerraVest Industries.

Direct Travel, Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to Direct Travel, Inc., in its sale to a group of investors, including Durable Capital Partners, Madrona Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, and Blackstone Credit & Insurance, led by Steve Singh.

Define Capital Inc., 2024

Acted for Define Capital Inc. in its C$20-million fundraising and subsequent acquisition of two Ontario-based software companies.

Plusgrade Inc., 2024

Acted for Plusgrade in connection with General Atlantic’s strategic investment in the ancillary revenue powerhouse. The investment represents a monumental transaction for the global travel tech sector.

WESCO Distribution Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to WESCO Distribution Inc. in the US$350-million sale of its integrated supply business to Vallen Distribution, Inc., a portfolio company of Nautica Partners, LLC.

Red 5 Limited, 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to Red 5 Limited, an Australia-based gold miner, in a merger of equals with Silver Lake Resources, creating a leading mid-tier gold company with a combined value of approximately A$2.2 billion.

Mason Resources Inc., 2024

Acted for Mason Graphite Inc. with the sale of the Lac Guéret Property, targeted for the development of graphite at the Uatnan Mining Project, to Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. in consideration of 6,208,210 common shares of Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. 

Blackstone Inc., 2024

Acted for Blackstone in its US$3.5-billion take-private acquisition of Tricon Residential Inc., an owner, operator and developer of a portfolio of approximately 38,000 single-family rental homes in the U.S. Sun Belt and multi-family apartments in Toronto.

Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited, 2024

Acted for funds affiliated with Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited in the acquisition and related financing of Gardner Glass Products, Inc., a North Carolina-based company that manufactures and distributes tempered, mirrored, backpainted, and laminated glass products.

Wolseley Canada Inc., 2024

Acted for Wolseley Canada Inc., the leading wholesale distributor to plumbing, HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial markets in Canada, in its acquisition of Yorkwest Plumbing Supply Inc., a distributor of building and industrial products in the greater Toronto area.

RelationShop Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel for RelationShop Inc. in its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mercatus Technologies, a leading provider of eCommerce solutions for regional grocers and independents.

Bruker Corporation, 2024

Acted for Bruker Corporation in its acquisition of Tornado Spectral Systems Inc., a company that provides chemical analysis and measurement systems for Raman spectroscopy primarily used in pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and biotechnology applications. 

Vance Street Capital LLC, 2024

Acted for Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles private equity fund, in the sale of Terra Insights, a Vancouver-based geotechnical, structural and geospatial monitoring company, to Orica for cash consideration of C$505 million. 

Outfront Media Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to OUTFRONT Media Inc. in the C$410-million sale of its Canadian outdoor advertising business to Bell Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BCE.

Mondi plc, 2024

Acted for Mondi plc, a global leader in the production of sustainable packaging and paper, in its acquisition of the Hinton Pulp mill from West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (West Fraser) and its long-term partnership with West Fraser to access local, high-quality fibre from well-established wood basket, as well as with Mondi plc’s plans to invest €400 million in the expansion of Hinton.

Infinity Home Services, 2024

Acted for Infinity Homes Services, a private equity-backed leader in residential roofing and exterior remodeling services, in its Canadian acquisition of Wheatland Roofing, a roofing company serving the Regina, Saskatchewan area.

Thread Collective Inc., 2024

Acted for Thread Collective Inc. in their acquisition of all issued and outstanding shares of 9167200 Canada Inc. (dba Kanuk), from the founder and Champlain Financial Corporation. Kanuk is a Montreal-based manufacturer and retail brand known for cold-weather apparel and winter coats, boasting an international reputation. 

International Food Corporation, 2024

Acted for International Food Corporation (dba Bakery de France) and its shareholders in the sale of 50% of the issued and outstanding shares of International Food Corporation to La Lorraine Bakery Group.

RLH Equity Partners, 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel to RLH Equity Partners, in its acquisition of Red Clay Consulting, an Atlanta based business focused on providing software platforms using Oracle Utilities applications. 

Ember Infrastructure Management, LP, 2023

Acted for funds managed by Ember Infrastructure Management, LP, a New York-based private equity firm, in its due diligence and acquisition of H2O Innovation Inc., a water solutions company which provides speciality chemicals, consumables, technology and engineering expertise to municipal and industrial water, wastewater and water reuse customers.

Royal Bank of Canada, 2023

Acted for Royal Bank of Canada in connection with the establishment of senior secured “green loan” credit facilities in favour of a subsidiary of the University of Toronto, the proceeds of which will be used to complete deep energy retrofit projects – such as converting gas boilers to electric boilers and installing energy storage solutions – to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 per cent, or 45,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalents, by 2030. Canada Infrastructure Bank provided subordinated credit facilities.

Atlas Holdings, 2023

Acting for Atlas Holdings in its acquisition of West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.'s Quesnel River pulp mill in British Columbia and Slave Lake pulp mill in Alberta, addressing issues including Indigenous consultation, energy matters, landfill management and fibre access.

Canada Infrastructure Bank, 2023

Acted for Canada Infrastructure Bank in its financing of up to C$210-million in OTR Infrastructure LP for the Parkland Electric Vehicle Charging Network. Parkland will use proceeds of the financing to fund the installation and operation of thousands of direct current fast charging ports for zero-emission vehicles across Canada.

Legion Partners Asset Management, 2023

Acted for U.S. activist shareholder Legion Partners Asset Management in connection with its campaign for operational change and board seats on the board of Primo Water Corporation, a TSX-NYSE listed pure-play water solutions provider in North America and Europe. Legion’s campaign included the commencement by Legion of an oppression Application in the Superior Court of Ontario concerning the legality of Primo’s Advance Notice By-Laws. It culminated in an agreement to appoint two Legion nominees to the Primo board and Primo agreeing to adopt certain corporate governance enhancements, including changes to its advance notice bylaw provisions.

Groupe Legault / JE Mondou Ltée, 2023

Acted for Legault Group in its joint venture with Groupe Montoni relating to the construction of a nearly 400,000 square feet automated distribution centre as part of the final phase of the Mascouche CentrOparc business district. The facility, which represents an investment of over $90 million, will be owned equally by the partners and will used to service the Mondou chain of pet supply stores.

Association for the rights of household and farm workers, 2023

Acting for the plaintiff Association for the rights of household and farm workers in seeking authorization to institute (certification) a class action that would challenge the constitutionality of “closed” work permits issued by the government of Canada, which restrict the ability of migrant workers to change employers and makes them vulnerable to several forms of exploitation, abuse, and human and labour rights violations, and to seek compensation on behalf of these migrants.

Slate Asset Management, 2023

Acted for Slate Asset Management, the manager and a unitholder of Slate Office REIT, in connection with G2S2 Capital’s activist campaign for board seats at the 2024 annual meeting of unitholders of Slate Office REIT.

Mastermind Toys, 2023

Acted for Mastermind Toys in its proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, which included liquidating 18 stores and the sale of majority of its locations to Mastermind Toys Inc., a subsidiary of Unity Acquisitions Inc.

Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and Fonds de solidarité, 2023

Acted for Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and Fonds de solidarité with the restructuring of Groupe Sélection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act relating to the acquisition of Groupe Sélection’s entire interest in the historic site District des Brasseurs (former Molson Brewery), and the subsequent sale of a portion of such interest to Montoni, making FTQ and Montoni equal owners of the property.

Warwick Hotels and Resorts, 2023

Acted for Warwick Hotels and Resorts in the financing and purchase of the iconic luxury hotel Le Crystal in downtown Montréal, which includes a spa and parking facilities.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, 2023

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its earn-in agreement with FireFox Gold Corp. to form a property-level joint venture in respect of the Kolho property located in northern Finland, together with a concurrent equity investment in FireFox Gold Corp. and the negotiation of an investor rights agreement.

Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2023

Acting for the Insolvency Institute of Canada as an intervenor before the Supreme Court of Canada in Aquino v. Ernst & Young Inc. and Scott v. Doyle Salewski Inc., two cases raising important questions about corporate attribution and set-off in the insolvency context.

Axium Infrastructure, 2023

Acted for Axium Infrastructure in connection with a mezzanine financing of a portfolio of solar projects located in Ontario. 

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in its holistic financing solution provided to Bunker Hill in respect of its zinc, lead and silver project located in Idaho, U.S. The financing package included a debt facility, convertible debentures, a royalty convertible debenture and a streaming arrangement in respect of the project.

Umicore SA, 2023

Acted for Umicore SA/NV, a circular materials technology company headquartered in Belgium, in the development and construction of a first-of-its kind EV battery materials manufacturing plant in Loyalist Township, Ontario, that will be 100% fuelled by renewable energy from the start of production. This project won Infrastructure Deal of the Year at the 2024 Canadian Law Awards. 

Shaw Communications Inc., 2023

Successfully acted for Shaw Communications in landmark trial and appellate proceedings in which the Government of Canada challenged the company’s C$26-billion merger with Rogers Communications, the largest contested merger case ever heard in this country. This case was named the #1 business decision of 2023 by Law360 Canada and one of Lexpert’s Top 10 Business Decisions of 2023.

The Canada Life Assurance Company, 2023

Acted for The Canada Life Assurance Company and its affiliates with the C$185.5-million financing of a portfolio of three hydroelectric generating facilities located in British Columbia and Quebec totalling approximately 107 MW owned by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. The Gilles Lefrancois Project (24 MW) is located in Levis, Quebec and the Rutherford Creek (50 MW) and Miller Creek (33 MW) Projects are located near Squamish-Lillooet, British Columbia. The projects are fully-contracted with take-or-pay contracts with Hydro-Quebec and BC Hydro, respectively.

Persistence Capital Partners, 2023

Acted for Persistence Capital Partners in the formation of PCP MSP II, L.P., a $375-million continuation fund raised to support PCP’s investment in MedSpa Partners Inc., a leading acquirer and operator or medical aesthetics clinics in North America.

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in its acquisition of a secured note convertible into a gross revenue royalty of 4.75% of the gold and silver produced by Paramount Gold Nevada Corp.’s Grassy Mountain gold mine in eastern Oregon.

Terminal Technologies Inc., 2023

Acted for Terminal Technologies, Inc., a trucking telematics integration startup, in raising its C$4.2-million seed round, led by Golden Ventures and featuring Y Combinator.

Tenneco, 2023

Acting for Tenneco, in its capacity as a large customer in the receivership of UTIL Canada under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act.

RBC Financial Group, 2023

Acting for RBC Financial Group, a secured creditor, in connection with Groupe Huot’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act proceedings.

Sprott Inc., 2023

Acted for Sprott Inc. in the formation of Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty Annex Fund, a US$310-million annex fund that invests alongside Sprott’s first streaming fund, which brings the combined total assets under management of Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp. in both funds to US$1.1 billion.

Syndicate of Lenders, 2023

Acted for a syndicate of lenders led by Bank of Montreal in connection with the refinancing of certain credit facilities made available to BluEarth Renewables.

Dafabasa, 2023

Acted for Dafabasa, lead investor in the C$4-million extension of the Series A funding round by AmacaThera Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on non-opioid post-operative pain relief. 

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., 2023

Acted for Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. in its acquisition of a portfolio of 12 seniors' housing residences in Québec.

Giant Tiger, 2023

Acting for Giant Tiger in defence of a class action in Québec for alleged “greenwashing”, or misleading environmental claims, of recyclable bags.

Foodtastic Inc., 2023

Acted as tax counsel to Foodtastic Inc., a leading franchisor of restaurant brands in Canada, in its C$74.4-million acquisition of Freshii Inc.