Christina assists clients on a variety of complex deals and corporate matters.
She works on commercial real estate investments, private mergers and acquisitions, commercial agreements and financing transactions. Her clients include Canadian and international corporations in a wide range of industries, pension funds and real estate developers.
For two months in 2015, Christina was seconded to the legal department of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, where she acted on infrastructure and commercial real estate investments.
She is a member of the Organizing Committee for the McCord Museum’s Annual Sugar Ball and is a volunteer on the Communication & Public Relations Committee for the Montréal chapter of Dress for Success, a worldwide not-for-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women enter the labour market and achieve financial independence.
Trivest Partners L.P.
Acted for Trivest Partners L.P., a U.S. private equity firm focused exclusively on mid-market founder- and family-owned businesses, in its add-on acquisition of Total Power Limited, a Canadian provider of generators and climate control systems operating in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. The purchase was financed through various arrangements, including equity contributions and an increase in Trivest's senior secured facility with its bank syndicate.
Acted for Hasbro, Inc., and its subsidiary Wizards of the Coast in their acquisition of Montréal-based Tuque Games, a video game studio making a Dungeons & Dragons triple-A game.
Acted on behalf of Cimpl Inc., a leading cloud-based telecom expense management platform, in its sale to Upland Software, Inc., a publicly traded company based in Austin, Texas.
Iris, Le Groupe Visuel (1990) Inc.
Acted for Iris, Le Groupe Visuel (1990) Inc., the optometric division of New Look Vision Group Inc., in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Darryl Sher group, which operates six retail optical clinics in Southern Ontario: Toronto, Owen Sound, Midland, Alliston, Angus and Bracebridge.
Knight Therapeutics Inc.
Acted for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in its US$5-million secured bridge loan to Triumvira Immunologics Inc. (Triumvira) to accelerate product development and the negotiation of an exclusive licence to commercialize Triumvira's future approved products for Canada, Israel, Mexico and Colombia.
PelicanCorp Pty Ltd.
Acted as counsel to Australia-based PelicanCorp in its acquisition of TelDig Inc., a Québec-based provider of damage-prevention software solutions doing business across Canada and the United States.
CHAMP Private Equity Pty. Limited
Acted as Canadian counsel for CHAMP Private Equity Pty. Limited in its acquisition of Cell Care and its subsidiary Insception Biosciences Inc., a consumer health company with operations across Australia and Canada that collects, processes and stores umbilical cord stem cells.
Acted for the Michelin Group in its acquisition of Camso Inc., one of the global leaders in the design, manufacturing and distribution of off-road tires, wheels, tracks and conveyer belts, for a purchase price of US$1.7 billion. Camso has facilities in more than 25 jurisdictions world-wide.
Tour des Canadiens L.P.
Acted for the Tour des Canadiens L.P. in the sale of 1909 Taverne Moderne, a landmark retail asset. This is Canada's largest sports bar and restaurant with its three storeys representing an area of 25,174 square-feet.
Acted for a U.S. state retirement system in its joint venture with a real estate development company for the acquisition of various industrial properties in Ontario.