Clients turn to Dan for his steadfast dedication and keen insight into their most complex legal problems and transactions.
Dan advises clients on the arrangement and implementation of a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions. He works with borrowers and lenders on secured and unsecured commercial credit and finance transactions, including syndications, asset-based financings, acquisition financings, bond offerings and project financings. Dan serves clients across a broad range of industries – including retail, financial services, manufacturing, technology and pharmaceuticals.
Dan is a member of our Montréal Student/Stagiaire Evaluation Committee and our Opinion Review Committee. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Dan played jazz saxophone and performed throughout the United States and Canada.
Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank and CIBC Capital Markets, in the private placement of US$750 million of senior secured notes of GFL Environmental Inc.
Bank of Montreal
Acted as Canadian counsel to Bank of Montreal, as administrative agent, and a syndicate of lenders in connection with the establishment of a US$600-million incremental term credit facility (which increases the total term commitments to US$1.835 billion) in favour of certain wholly owned subsidiaries of BRP Inc.
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.
Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, RBC Capital Markets, Scotiabank and TD Securities, in the private placement of US$500 million of senior secured notes of GFL Environmental Inc.
BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays, J.P. Morgan and TD Securities
Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers led by BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays, J.P. Morgan and TD Securities in an offering of US$450 million of senior secured notes of Garda World Security Corporation.
Vista Equity Partners
Acted for Vista Equity Partners in its joint investment with TA Associates in Aptean, a leading global provider of mission-critical, industry-specific enterprise software solutions.
Axium Infrastructure Inc.
Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in establishing a mezzanine credit facility in respect of Axium Solar's Elmsley and St. Isidore solar projects in Ontario.
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.
The Carlyle Group
Acted as Canadian counsel to The Carlyle Group for the term loan and senior note offering financing for its joint acquisition with GIC of the global specialty chemicals business of Akzo Nobel N.V.
Golden Gate Capital
Acted as Canadian counsel to Golden Gate Capital in its acquisition of 20-20 Technologies, Inc.