Dajena Pechersky

Associate

Dajena Pechersky

Dajena Pechersky

Associate

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2018

Dajena is developing a broad practice in all areas of competition law and foreign investment review.

She acts on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and other regulatory matters. Dajena works with clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, commercial real estate, construction and engineering, mining, consumer products and financial services.

Dajena Pechersky

Associate

Dajena is developing a broad practice in all areas of competition law and foreign investment review.

She acts on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and other regulatory matters. Dajena works with clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, commercial real estate, construction and engineering, mining, consumer products and financial services.

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Blackstone Infrastructure Partners L.P.

Acted as Canadian counsel to Blackstone Infrastructure Partners L.P. in its acquisition of the majority interest of Carrix, Inc., one of the world's largest marine-terminal operators.

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Ali Holding S.r.l.

Acting as Canadian regulatory counsel to Ali Holding S.r.l. in its US$3.5-billion merger with Welbilt, Inc.

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Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband service provider, in its acquisition of TowerCo Inc.'s tower assets in Manitoba.

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Medline Industries, Inc.

Acted as Canadian regulatory counsel to Medline Industries, Inc., the largest U.S.-based privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies with 2020 revenue of US$17.5 billion, in an investment by a private equity consortium comprising funds managed by Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman.

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Knighthead Capital Management LLC and Certares Opportunities LLC

Acting as Canadian regulatory counsel to Knighthead Capital Management LLC and Certares Opportunities LLC in their successful US$6-billion bid with Apollo Capital Management, LP to acquire Hertz Corp.

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WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Datacom business in Canada to Guillevin International, a Canadian distributor of industrial products. This transaction fulfilled WESCO's commitment under its consent agreement entered into with the Canadian Competition Bureau as a condition for the latter's approval to WESCO's US$4.5-billion merger with Anixter International. Davies was Canadian competition counsel to WESCO in the Anixter transaction.

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WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Utility business in Canada to Rexel Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of France's Rexel Group. This transaction fulfilled one of the commitments under WESCO's consent agreement entered into with the Canadian Competition Bureau as a condition for the latter's approval to WESCO's US$4.5-billion merger with Anixter International. Davies was Canadian competition counsel to WESCO in the Anixter transaction.

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Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., a portfolio company of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and Canada's leading rural broadband provider, in its acquisition of Corridor Communications Inc., which operates CCI Wireless., a provider of broadband solutions to rural homes in Alberta, along with enterprise clients across western Canada.

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Plenary Group

Acting for Plenary Group, a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure in North America, in its sale to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

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WESCO International, Inc.

Acted as Canadian competition counsel to WESCO International, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based distributor of electrical, industrial, and communications products, in its US$4.5-billion acquisition of Anixter International Inc.

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Virtually There: Canada’s Competition Bureau Continues to Chart a Digital Course

Nov. 12, 2020 - While Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) has been working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, its enforcement and activity levels have remained healthy and robust. The latest speech from the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and the Bureau’s recent enforcement efforts both underscore...

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Cartel Leniency in Canada: Overview, co-author

Nov. 01, 2020 - Practical Law – Cartel Leniency Global Guide (Thomson Reuters)
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Speaking Engagement
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Moderator, Canadian Bar Association, “Machine Learning and Algorithmic Collusion”; Teleconference

May 08, 2020

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Canada’s New Competition Commissioner Announces Aggressive Enforcement Plans

June 17, 2019 - Last month, Canada’s newly appointed Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell, promised to prioritize more aggressive competition law in Canada. In his first speech since he was appointed to the position for a five-year term, as well as in subsequent interviews and public pronouncements, the...

Speaking Engagement
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Algorithms: Challenges and Opportunities for Antitrust Compliance, co-author

Dec. 12, 2018 - Compliance and Ethics Spotlight (American Bar Association)
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Schulich School of Business—Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship

Bar Admissions
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Ontario, 2018

Education
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Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2017
Schulich School of Business, York University, MBA (with Distinction), 2017

Dajena is developing a broad practice in all areas of competition law and foreign investment review.

She acts on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations, misleading advertising and other regulatory matters. Dajena works with clients in a wide range of industries, including retail, commercial real estate, construction and engineering, mining, consumer products and financial services.

Blackstone Infrastructure Partners L.P.

Acted as Canadian counsel to Blackstone Infrastructure Partners L.P. in its acquisition of the majority interest of Carrix, Inc., one of the world's largest marine-terminal operators.

Ali Holding S.r.l.

Acting as Canadian regulatory counsel to Ali Holding S.r.l. in its US$3.5-billion merger with Welbilt, Inc.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., Canada's largest rural-focused broadband service provider, in its acquisition of TowerCo Inc.'s tower assets in Manitoba.

Medline Industries, Inc.

Acted as Canadian regulatory counsel to Medline Industries, Inc., the largest U.S.-based privately held manufacturer and distributor of healthcare supplies with 2020 revenue of US$17.5 billion, in an investment by a private equity consortium comprising funds managed by Blackstone, Carlyle and Hellman & Friedman.

Knighthead Capital Management LLC and Certares Opportunities LLC

Acting as Canadian regulatory counsel to Knighthead Capital Management LLC and Certares Opportunities LLC in their successful US$6-billion bid with Apollo Capital Management, LP to acquire Hertz Corp.

WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Datacom business in Canada to Guillevin International, a Canadian distributor of industrial products. This transaction fulfilled WESCO's commitment under its consent agreement entered into with the Canadian Competition Bureau as a condition for the latter's approval to WESCO's US$4.5-billion merger with Anixter International. Davies was Canadian competition counsel to WESCO in the Anixter transaction.

WESCO International Inc.

Acted for WESCO International Inc. in the sale of its legacy WESCO Utility business in Canada to Rexel Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of France's Rexel Group. This transaction fulfilled one of the commitments under WESCO's consent agreement entered into with the Canadian Competition Bureau as a condition for the latter's approval to WESCO's US$4.5-billion merger with Anixter International. Davies was Canadian competition counsel to WESCO in the Anixter transaction.

Xplornet Communications Inc.

Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc., a portfolio company of Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners and Canada's leading rural broadband provider, in its acquisition of Corridor Communications Inc., which operates CCI Wireless., a provider of broadband solutions to rural homes in Alberta, along with enterprise clients across western Canada.

Plenary Group

Acting for Plenary Group, a leading investor, developer and operator of public infrastructure in North America, in its sale to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

WESCO International, Inc.

Acted as Canadian competition counsel to WESCO International, Inc., a Pennsylvania-based distributor of electrical, industrial, and communications products, in its US$4.5-billion acquisition of Anixter International Inc.

Bulletin

Virtually There: Canada’s Competition Bureau Continues to Chart a Digital Course

Nov. 12, 2020 - While Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau) has been working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, its enforcement and activity levels have remained healthy and robust. The latest speech from the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) and the Bureau’s recent enforcement efforts both underscore...

Article

Cartel Leniency in Canada: Overview, co-author

Nov. 01, 2020 - Practical Law – Cartel Leniency Global Guide (Thomson Reuters)
Download the article.

Speaking Engagement

Moderator, Canadian Bar Association, “Machine Learning and Algorithmic Collusion”; Teleconference

May 08, 2020

Bulletin

Canada’s New Competition Commissioner Announces Aggressive Enforcement Plans

June 17, 2019 - Last month, Canada’s newly appointed Commissioner of Competition, Matthew Boswell, promised to prioritize more aggressive competition law in Canada. In his first speech since he was appointed to the position for a five-year term, as well as in subsequent interviews and public pronouncements, the...

Speaking Engagement

Algorithms: Challenges and Opportunities for Antitrust Compliance, co-author

Dec. 12, 2018 - Compliance and Ethics Spotlight (American Bar Association)
Download this article.

Schulich School of Business—Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2018

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2017
Schulich School of Business, York University, MBA (with Distinction), 2017