Adam Birnbaum

Associate

 Adam Birnbaum

Adam Birnbaum

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2019

Adam is developing a broad corporate practice.

Adam has assisted on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Adam Birnbaum

Associate

Adam is developing a broad corporate practice.

Adam has assisted on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

New Gold Inc.

Acted for New Gold Inc. in its sale of the Blackwater Project in British Columbia to Artemis Gold Inc. for $210-million and an 8% gold stream.

Syndicate of Underwriters

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by J.P. Morgan, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank on the US$2.2-billion cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and tangible equity units of GFL Environmental Inc., the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America. The offering is one of the largest IPOs in Canadian history.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. with concurrent offerings of common shares for aggregate proceeds of approximately $1.2 billion. The offerings included a $690-million bought deal in Canada and the U.S. using the multijurisdictional disclosure system, including the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option, and a concurrent $500-million registered direct offering to an institutional investor. Each of the offerings was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement under Fortis' existing base shelf prospectus.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in the US$750-million sale of its 50% interest in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines in Western Australia to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Frontside Developments L.P., a joint venture between Cadillac Fairview and Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, in the sale of a 30% interest in the development site located at 160 Front Street West, Toronto, to The Toronto-Dominion Bank. Also acted for Cadillac Fairview, as the manager and co-owner, in the joint venture and management arrangements for the development. As one of the most significant developments in Toronto, it will consist of a 46-storey office tower (with 1,200,000 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space) in the heart of downtown Toronto. The office space has been fully leased to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its recommended US$18.3-billion share-for-share merger with Randgold Resources Limited. This complex and multijurisdictional transaction created an industry-leading gold company with the greatest concentration of tier one gold assets in the industry and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth.

Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.

Acted for Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. in its $88.7-million acquisition of Endy, one of Canada's leading mattress-in-a-box e-commerce players, and the financing of this acquisition through an increase in and amendment to its $210-million senior secured syndicated credit facility.

Queen’s University Faculty of Law—Queen’s Law Prize in Advanced Corporate Law; Queen’s Law Prize in Securities Regulation; Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Prize (Torts); Queen’s Law Prize in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2019

Education

Queen’s University, JD, 2018
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, HBA (with Distinction), 2015

Adam is developing a broad corporate practice.

Adam has assisted on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

New Gold Inc.

Acted for New Gold Inc. in its sale of the Blackwater Project in British Columbia to Artemis Gold Inc. for $210-million and an 8% gold stream.

Syndicate of Underwriters

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by J.P. Morgan, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank on the US$2.2-billion cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and tangible equity units of GFL Environmental Inc., the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America. The offering is one of the largest IPOs in Canadian history.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. with concurrent offerings of common shares for aggregate proceeds of approximately $1.2 billion. The offerings included a $690-million bought deal in Canada and the U.S. using the multijurisdictional disclosure system, including the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option, and a concurrent $500-million registered direct offering to an institutional investor. Each of the offerings was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement under Fortis' existing base shelf prospectus.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in the US$750-million sale of its 50% interest in Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines in Western Australia to Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited.

Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for Frontside Developments L.P., a joint venture between Cadillac Fairview and Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, in the sale of a 30% interest in the development site located at 160 Front Street West, Toronto, to The Toronto-Dominion Bank. Also acted for Cadillac Fairview, as the manager and co-owner, in the joint venture and management arrangements for the development. As one of the most significant developments in Toronto, it will consist of a 46-storey office tower (with 1,200,000 square feet of office space and 12,000 square feet of retail space) in the heart of downtown Toronto. The office space has been fully leased to Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and The Toronto-Dominion Bank.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its recommended US$18.3-billion share-for-share merger with Randgold Resources Limited. This complex and multijurisdictional transaction created an industry-leading gold company with the greatest concentration of tier one gold assets in the industry and a diversified asset portfolio positioned for growth.

Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc.

Acted for Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. in its $88.7-million acquisition of Endy, one of Canada's leading mattress-in-a-box e-commerce players, and the financing of this acquisition through an increase in and amendment to its $210-million senior secured syndicated credit facility.

Queen’s University Faculty of Law—Queen’s Law Prize in Advanced Corporate Law; Queen’s Law Prize in Securities Regulation; Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Prize (Torts); Queen’s Law Prize in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2019

Education

Queen’s University, JD, 2018
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, HBA (with Distinction), 2015