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.
Lundin Mining Corporation
Acted for Lundin Mining Corporation in its A$4.3-million subscription for 14.3% of the shares of PolarX Limited, which secures an option for Lundin Mining to earn a 51% interest in PolarX's Stellar Project by staged spending of US$24 million on exploration and staged payments to PolarX of US$20 million over three years.
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.
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.
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.
Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $500-million at-the-market public offering of common shares, which will be sold through the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange or on any other marketplace in Canada or the United States on which the common shares are traded.
Axium Infrastructure Inc.
Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in its $540-million acquisition of TransCanada's Ontario solar portfolio, consisting of eight facilities totalling approximately 105 MW of installed capacity.
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...
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...