Dale J. Osadchuk

Partner

Dale J. Osadchuk

Dale J. Osadchuk

Partner

Dale brings a practical, solutions-based approach to clients’ commercial transactions. Clients appreciate his incisive assessment and ability to balance competing considerations when he advises on their deals.

Dale has gained the trust of clients – including private equity firms and their operating companies, institutional investors, and federal and provincial government departments and agencies – who rely on his ability to explain complex concepts simply and succinctly. Clients turn to Dale for his expertise in guiding them through the development and structuring of novel commercial arrangements.

Dale has extensive experience across diverse industries, including gambling, technology, nuclear, aerospace, pulp and paper, life sciences and manufacturing.

He is the co-chair of the Talent Management Committee and is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in our Toronto office. Dale is also a mentor to several students, associates and younger partners.

Dale J. Osadchuk

Partner

Dale brings a practical, solutions-based approach to clients’ commercial transactions. Clients appreciate his incisive assessment and ability to balance competing considerations when he advises on their deals.

Dale has gained the trust of clients – including private equity firms and their operating companies, institutional investors, and federal and provincial government departments and agencies – who rely on his ability to explain complex concepts simply and succinctly. Clients turn to Dale for his expertise in guiding them through the development and structuring of novel commercial arrangements.

Dale has extensive experience across diverse industries, including gambling, technology, nuclear, aerospace, pulp and paper, life sciences and manufacturing.

He is the co-chair of the Talent Management Committee and is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in our Toronto office. Dale is also a mentor to several students, associates and younger partners.

OMERS Administration Corporation (Capital Markets)

Acting for OMERS Capital Markets in connection with its acquisition of royalty interests and other IP-related financial assets based on pharmaceutical and medical device IP licences.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acted for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in the procurement for a new service provider that acquired certain gaming and non- gaming assets from OLG and entered into a long-term casino operating and services agreement with OLG in respect of Fallsview Resort Casino and Casino Niagara.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acted for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in the long-term funding arrangements for Ontario's horse racing industry that were announced in March 2018, which will provide up to $105 million to the industry each year for 19 years.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acting for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in connection with ongoing commercial matters relating to its remaining resort casino properties and its 31 charitable gaming centres (bingo halls) in Ontario.

Government of Canada

Acted for the Government of Canada in connection with the restructuring of the Nuclear Laboratories division of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (a federal Crown corporation), including (i) the structuring and development of a competitive procurement process for a private sector contractor that will be responsible for the management and operation of AECL's sites, facilities and assets and the performance of AECL's nuclear decommissioning and waste management responsibilities, operating under a government-owned, contractor-operated (GoCo) model, and (ii) the drafting of the principal procurement and transaction documents, including the Request for Proposal and the management and operating agreements.

Viking Air Limited

Acted for Viking Air Limited in connection with its acquisition of the worldwide amphibious aircraft (CL-415 waterbomber) program from Bombardier, including the Type Certificates (manufacturing rights) for all variants of the waterbomber aircraft, and the after-market product support business.

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc.

Acted for Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. in connection with its sale of Matrix series projector product lines to Rockwell Collins and related commercial arrangements.

Forest Resources LLC

Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC and Forest Resources LLC in connection with the sale of their Canadian operations, consisting of CanAmPac, Boehmer Box, and Strathcona Paper, to Rosmar Litho, a subsidiary of PaperWorks.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Advised Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in connection with the negotiation of the arrangements with the primary service provider for OLG's Internet gaming business, PlayOLG.ca.

DRI Capital Inc.

Acted for DRI Capital Inc., the manager of a private investment fund, in connection with the acquisition of certain royalty rights from NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Meridiam Infrastructure, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Transfield Services Ltd.

Acted for the Miami Access Tunnel consortium, comprised of Meridiam Infrastructure, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Transfield Services Ltd. for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the US$1.3 billion greenfield Port of Miami Tunnel project. Davies also acted as lead counsel for the consortium on the financing of the Project, with the senior debt financing of US$340 million being provided through a club of 10 international banks and the subordinated debt financing of US$341 million being provided as a 35-year fixed rate loan by the United States Department of Transportation under the federal TIFIA (Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998) program. This project was awarded the 2009 Global PPP Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine and the 2009 Americas PPP Deal of the Year by each of Project Finance International and Project Finance magazine.

Atlas Holdings LLC

Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC in connection with its acquisition, together with Blue Wolf Capital Management, of a pulp mill in Pictou, Nova Scotia from Neenah Paper, Inc.

Speaking Engagement

Pride at Work Canada, Out on Bay Street: Annual Conference and Case Competition, “From Out On Bay to Out At Work: Perspectives in the Legal Profession”; Toronto, ON

Sept. 07, 2012

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law

Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—Corporate

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2003

Education

University of Toronto, JD (Honours), 2002
University of Alberta, BComm (with Distinction), 1999

Community Involvement

Chances for Children, pro bono legal counsel and volunteer

Dale brings a practical, solutions-based approach to clients’ commercial transactions. Clients appreciate his incisive assessment and ability to balance competing considerations when he advises on their deals.

Dale has gained the trust of clients – including private equity firms and their operating companies, institutional investors, and federal and provincial government departments and agencies – who rely on his ability to explain complex concepts simply and succinctly. Clients turn to Dale for his expertise in guiding them through the development and structuring of novel commercial arrangements.

Dale has extensive experience across diverse industries, including gambling, technology, nuclear, aerospace, pulp and paper, life sciences and manufacturing.

He is the co-chair of the Talent Management Committee and is a member of the Lawyer Evaluation Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee in our Toronto office. Dale is also a mentor to several students, associates and younger partners.

OMERS Administration Corporation (Capital Markets)

Acting for OMERS Capital Markets in connection with its acquisition of royalty interests and other IP-related financial assets based on pharmaceutical and medical device IP licences.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acted for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in the procurement for a new service provider that acquired certain gaming and non- gaming assets from OLG and entered into a long-term casino operating and services agreement with OLG in respect of Fallsview Resort Casino and Casino Niagara.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acted for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in the long-term funding arrangements for Ontario's horse racing industry that were announced in March 2018, which will provide up to $105 million to the industry each year for 19 years.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Acting for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in connection with ongoing commercial matters relating to its remaining resort casino properties and its 31 charitable gaming centres (bingo halls) in Ontario.

Government of Canada

Acted for the Government of Canada in connection with the restructuring of the Nuclear Laboratories division of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (a federal Crown corporation), including (i) the structuring and development of a competitive procurement process for a private sector contractor that will be responsible for the management and operation of AECL's sites, facilities and assets and the performance of AECL's nuclear decommissioning and waste management responsibilities, operating under a government-owned, contractor-operated (GoCo) model, and (ii) the drafting of the principal procurement and transaction documents, including the Request for Proposal and the management and operating agreements.

Viking Air Limited

Acted for Viking Air Limited in connection with its acquisition of the worldwide amphibious aircraft (CL-415 waterbomber) program from Bombardier, including the Type Certificates (manufacturing rights) for all variants of the waterbomber aircraft, and the after-market product support business.

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc.

Acted for Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. in connection with its sale of Matrix series projector product lines to Rockwell Collins and related commercial arrangements.

Forest Resources LLC

Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC and Forest Resources LLC in connection with the sale of their Canadian operations, consisting of CanAmPac, Boehmer Box, and Strathcona Paper, to Rosmar Litho, a subsidiary of PaperWorks.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation

Advised Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) in connection with the negotiation of the arrangements with the primary service provider for OLG's Internet gaming business, PlayOLG.ca.

DRI Capital Inc.

Acted for DRI Capital Inc., the manager of a private investment fund, in connection with the acquisition of certain royalty rights from NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Meridiam Infrastructure, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Transfield Services Ltd.

Acted for the Miami Access Tunnel consortium, comprised of Meridiam Infrastructure, Bouygues Travaux Publics and Transfield Services Ltd. for the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of the US$1.3 billion greenfield Port of Miami Tunnel project. Davies also acted as lead counsel for the consortium on the financing of the Project, with the senior debt financing of US$340 million being provided through a club of 10 international banks and the subordinated debt financing of US$341 million being provided as a 35-year fixed rate loan by the United States Department of Transportation under the federal TIFIA (Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998) program. This project was awarded the 2009 Global PPP Deal of the Year by Project Finance magazine and the 2009 Americas PPP Deal of the Year by each of Project Finance International and Project Finance magazine.

Atlas Holdings LLC

Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC in connection with its acquisition, together with Blue Wolf Capital Management, of a pulp mill in Pictou, Nova Scotia from Neenah Paper, Inc.

Speaking Engagement

Pride at Work Canada, Out on Bay Street: Annual Conference and Case Competition, “From Out On Bay to Out At Work: Perspectives in the Legal Profession”; Toronto, ON

Sept. 07, 2012

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law

Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40—Corporate

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2003

Education

University of Toronto, JD (Honours), 2002
University of Alberta, BComm (with Distinction), 1999

Community Involvement

Chances for Children, pro bono legal counsel and volunteer