Emily Uza

Associate

Emily Uza

Emily Uza

Associate

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2015

An insightful and innovative practitioner, Emily assists clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.

Emily has acted for clients on a variety of corporate transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financing and banking transactions and other corporate matters. She also advises clients on their ongoing public disclosure and corporate law obligations.

Emily Uza

Associate

An insightful and innovative practitioner, Emily assists clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.

Emily has acted for clients on a variety of corporate transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financing and banking transactions and other corporate matters. She also advises clients on their ongoing public disclosure and corporate law obligations.

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The Blackstone Group Inc.

Acted for real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and their affiliates in Blackstone's $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust and the separation of its external asset manager, Dream Asset Management.

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FCF Co. Ltd.

Acted as Canadian counsel for FCF Co., Ltd. in its US$928-million acquisition of all the assets of Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood companies, under a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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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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Waterton Global Resource Management, Inc.

Acted for Waterton Global Resource Management, Inc. in its sale of the Getchell gold project in Nevada to Premier Gold Mines Limited for consideration of up to US$85 million.

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Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition and related financing of Avena Foods Limited, a leading supplier of gluten-free oats to the North American market.

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its all-cash acquisition of TMAC Resources Inc. by way of assignment to Agnico Eagle from Shandong Gold of an arrangement agreement between Shandong Gold and TMAC pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The transaction had a total equity value of approximately C$287 million and, in connection with the acquisition, Agnico Eagle also retired TMAC's outstanding debt and deferred interest of approximately US$135 million.

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Enerflex Ltd.

Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in the negotiation and establishment of a $725-million second amended and restated revolving credit facility.

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Epiq Systems, Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Epiq Systems, Inc., a global leader in the legal services industry, in its acquisition of H&A eDiscovery, a leading Canadian eDiscovery and litigation support firm.

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Epiq Systems, Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Epiq Systems, Inc., a global leader in the legal services industry, in its acquisition of Bruneau Group, Inc., a prominent bilingual Canadian settlement administrator.

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Ipsen S.A.

Acted for French biopharmaceutical company Ipsen in the acquisition of Québec-based Clementia Pharmaceuticals for a purchase price of US$25.00 per share in cash upfront, plus a contingent value right (CVR) of US$6.00 per share, for a total transaction value of up to US$1.31 billion.

Guide
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Davies Governance Insights 2020, contributor

Oct. 05, 2020 - Davies Governance Insights 2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of the trends and developments that have shaped the corporate governance landscape and those that are expected to define the next decade. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s report explores key issues...

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Davies Governance Insights 2019, contributor

Oct. 03, 2019 - Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies. Now in its ninth edition, Governance Insights is designed to be a playbook for navigating the diverse and complex challenges facing...

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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...

Bar Admissions
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Ontario, 2015

Education
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Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2014
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, BComm (Finance) (with Highest Distinction), 2011

An insightful and innovative practitioner, Emily assists clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.

Emily has acted for clients on a variety of corporate transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financing and banking transactions and other corporate matters. She also advises clients on their ongoing public disclosure and corporate law obligations.

The Blackstone Group Inc.

Acted for real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. and their affiliates in Blackstone's $6.2-billion all-cash acquisition of Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust and the separation of its external asset manager, Dream Asset Management.

FCF Co. Ltd.

Acted as Canadian counsel for FCF Co., Ltd. in its US$928-million acquisition of all the assets of Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood companies, under a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

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.

Waterton Global Resource Management, Inc.

Acted for Waterton Global Resource Management, Inc. in its sale of the Getchell gold project in Nevada to Premier Gold Mines Limited for consideration of up to US$85 million.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition and related financing of Avena Foods Limited, a leading supplier of gluten-free oats to the North American market.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its all-cash acquisition of TMAC Resources Inc. by way of assignment to Agnico Eagle from Shandong Gold of an arrangement agreement between Shandong Gold and TMAC pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The transaction had a total equity value of approximately C$287 million and, in connection with the acquisition, Agnico Eagle also retired TMAC's outstanding debt and deferred interest of approximately US$135 million.

Enerflex Ltd.

Acted for Enerflex Ltd. in the negotiation and establishment of a $725-million second amended and restated revolving credit facility.

Epiq Systems, Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Epiq Systems, Inc., a global leader in the legal services industry, in its acquisition of H&A eDiscovery, a leading Canadian eDiscovery and litigation support firm.

Epiq Systems, Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Epiq Systems, Inc., a global leader in the legal services industry, in its acquisition of Bruneau Group, Inc., a prominent bilingual Canadian settlement administrator.

Ipsen S.A.

Acted for French biopharmaceutical company Ipsen in the acquisition of Québec-based Clementia Pharmaceuticals for a purchase price of US$25.00 per share in cash upfront, plus a contingent value right (CVR) of US$6.00 per share, for a total transaction value of up to US$1.31 billion.

Guide

Davies Governance Insights 2020, contributor

Oct. 05, 2020 - Davies Governance Insights 2020 provides a comprehensive analysis of the trends and developments that have shaped the corporate governance landscape and those that are expected to define the next decade. Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 crisis, this year’s report explores key issues...

Guide

Davies Governance Insights 2019, contributor

Oct. 03, 2019 - Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies. Now in its ninth edition, Governance Insights is designed to be a playbook for navigating the diverse and complex challenges facing...

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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...

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2015

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2014
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, BComm (Finance) (with Highest Distinction), 2011