“He’s been a great partner in terms of understanding our business. He stays very much in tune with us. He’s not so overprotective that I can’t manoeuvre, though – he’s fantastic.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2017
Canadian and international companies, both public and private, choose Cam to lead their mergers, acquisitions, private equity and venture capital deals, financings, joint ventures and information technology transactions. He is a trusted strategic partner to several Canadian and U.S. private equity firms, who regularly call him to guide their cross-border and international investments. Cam solves problems for clients in a number of industries – including pharmaceutical, retail, healthcare and technology. He works closely with legal and business teams to offer advice tailored to clients’ unique needs and goals.
Cam chairs our Lawyer Evaluation Committee and is a mentor to many younger lawyers. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and a frequent presenter to the American Bar Association’s M&A Committee.
Acted for Digital Colony in connection with the additional $148.5 million of bank financing raised to recapitalize Beanfield Technologies Inc. and the related tuck-in acquisition by Beanfield of the fibre business of Aptum Technologies.
DIF Capital Partners
Acted for DIF Capital Partners, through its DIF Core Infrastructure Fund II (DIF CIF II), in its majority investment in Valley Fiber Ltd., a Manitoba-based telecommunications infrastructure company.
Acting for Plenary Americas, a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure in North America, in its sale to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Xplornet Communications Inc.
Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's leading rural broadband provider, in its acquisition of Silo Wireless Inc., a rural provider operating in southwestern Ontario and headquartered in Brantford, Ontario.
Xplornet Communications Inc.
Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband service provider, in its sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners.
Management Shareholders of Give & Go
Acted for the Management Shareholders of Give & Go, a market leader in the North American bakery industry, in the sale by Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., of a significant majority interest in Give & Go to Mondelez International.
Acted as lead transaction and tax counsel to Apotex Inc. and ApoPharma USA Inc. on the sale of the ApoPharma business, including the global rights to Deferiprone, an iron chelator used to treat iron overload conditions resulting from blood transfusions, to Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.
Beanfield Technologies Inc.
Acted for Beanfield Technologies Inc., a portfolio company of Digital Colony, in its acquisition of Openface Inc., the largest independent enterprise fibre solutions provider in Montréal.
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
Acted for Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan on its minority equity investment in Herschel Supply Co., a design-driven global lifestyle brand.
Acted for Digital Colony, the global digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, Inc., in its acquisition (and related bank financing) of Beanfield Technologies Inc., an independent bandwidth infrastructure provider serving the enterprise, carrier and multi-dwelling unit markets in Toronto and Montréal over its owned fibre network.
Significant Amendments to CBCA Proposed in 2019 Federal Budget
Apr. 24, 2019 - The 2019 federal budget, announced on March 19, 2019, includes significant proposed changes to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA). The proposed amendments include: codification of key elements of the 2008 decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in BCE Inc. v 1976...
OBA Business Law Program, Current Practice Trends In Canadian Private M&A Agreements, “Legal Trends in Canadian Private M&A Transactions”; Toronto, ON
Sept. 25, 2018
Sept. 02, 2015 - International Joint Ventures, Second Edition (New York: Juris Publishing LLC)
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IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity
The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Commercial Law
Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A
Lexpert Special Edition: Technology
Lexpert Guide to US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada—Mergers & Acquisitions
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law (Most Frequently Recommended); Corporate Mid-Market; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity (Most Frequently Recommended)
The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law (Lawyer of the Year 2018, Toronto); Mergers and Acquisitions Law