Evan L. Kenyon

Associate

Evan L. Kenyon

Evan L. Kenyon

Associate

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2015

Evan is developing a broad corporate practice.

He has acted for clients on a variety of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of securities.

Evan has also worked with public companies on a range of corporate and securities law matters, including stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure obligations, and other regulatory compliance issues.

Before joining our firm, Evan practised at a leading law firm in Toronto.

Evan L. Kenyon

Associate

Evan is developing a broad corporate practice.

He has acted for clients on a variety of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of securities.

Evan has also worked with public companies on a range of corporate and securities law matters, including stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure obligations, and other regulatory compliance issues.

Before joining our firm, Evan practised at a leading law firm in Toronto.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its $1.5 billion Canadian public offering of 3.65% senior notes due 2027.

TransAlta Corporation

Acted as Canadian counsel for TransAlta Corporation to establish a Canadian base shelf prospectus and associated U.S. registration statement registering the sale of up to US$2 billion in securities in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its $1-billion public offering of 3.25% senior notes due 2029, issued in Canada. This offering was supported by the largest single-tranche order book on record in Canada.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$1.25-billion public offering of 4.35% senior notes due 2049, issued in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

TransAlta Corporation

Acted for TransAlta Corporation in the strategic partnership with Brookfield Renewable Partners and its institutional partners, and the associated $750-million investment by Brookfield in TransAlta to advance TransAlta's transition to clean energy. The investment will occur in two tranches (i) $350 million in the form of exchangeable debentures at first closing expected in May 2019; and (ii) $400 million in the form of redeemable preferred shares at second closing expected in October 2020.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers, led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in the US$250-million offering by Intertape Polymer Group Inc. of 7.00% senior notes due 2026 by private placement in the United States and Canada.

Resource-based private credit fund

Acted for a resource-based private credit fund in the establishment by Royal Bank of Canada of US$50,000,000 secured revolving credit facility to fund its working capital requirements.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Acted as Canadian counsel to Blue Wolf Capital Partners in the US$258-million sale to Conifex Timber Inc. of the Suwannee Sawmill in Florida and the Caddo River Sawmill in Arkansas. The purchase price for the sawmills was satisfied, in part, by the issuance of 9,898,461 million common shares of Conifex and 3,500,000 million warrants.

Arizona Mining Inc.

Acted for Arizona Mining Inc. in its sale to South32 Limited in an all-cash transaction valuing Arizona Mining at approximately $2.1 billion, by plan of arrangement.

National Bank Financial Inc. and TD Securities Inc.

Acted for the syndicate of agents, led by National Bank Financial Inc. and TD Securities Inc., in TMX Group Limited's $200-million Canadian private placement of 3.779% senior unsecured debentures.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. to establish its Canadian shelf prospectus, qualifying up to $4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in Canada, and its separate Canadian shelf prospectus and associated U.S. registration statement, registering up to US$4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in the United States pursuant to the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Syndicate of agents

Acted for a syndicate of agents co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. in Greater Toronto Airports Authority's offering of $500 million 3.26% Notes due June 1, 2037.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$750-million underwritten public offering of senior notes due 2048, issued in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

TD Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for the syndicate of agents, led by TD Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc., for TMX Group Limited's $300-million private placement of 2.997% senior unsecured debentures.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its Canadian private placement of $500 million of senior unsecured notes to partially finance Toromont's acquisition of the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt group of companies.

McDonald's Corporation

Acted for McDonald's Corporation in its offering by private placement in Canada of $1 billion of 3.125% notes due 2025, which were issued under McDonald's global MTN program.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2015

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2014
King’s University College at Western University, BA (Political Science) (Honours), 2011

Evan is developing a broad corporate practice.

He has acted for clients on a variety of corporate and securities transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public offerings and private placements of securities.

Evan has also worked with public companies on a range of corporate and securities law matters, including stock exchange listings, continuous disclosure obligations, and other regulatory compliance issues.

Before joining our firm, Evan practised at a leading law firm in Toronto.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its $1.5 billion Canadian public offering of 3.65% senior notes due 2027.

TransAlta Corporation

Acted as Canadian counsel for TransAlta Corporation to establish a Canadian base shelf prospectus and associated U.S. registration statement registering the sale of up to US$2 billion in securities in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its $1-billion public offering of 3.25% senior notes due 2029, issued in Canada. This offering was supported by the largest single-tranche order book on record in Canada.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$1.25-billion public offering of 4.35% senior notes due 2049, issued in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

TransAlta Corporation

Acted for TransAlta Corporation in the strategic partnership with Brookfield Renewable Partners and its institutional partners, and the associated $750-million investment by Brookfield in TransAlta to advance TransAlta's transition to clean energy. The investment will occur in two tranches (i) $350 million in the form of exchangeable debentures at first closing expected in May 2019; and (ii) $400 million in the form of redeemable preferred shares at second closing expected in October 2020.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers, led by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in the US$250-million offering by Intertape Polymer Group Inc. of 7.00% senior notes due 2026 by private placement in the United States and Canada.

Resource-based private credit fund

Acted for a resource-based private credit fund in the establishment by Royal Bank of Canada of US$50,000,000 secured revolving credit facility to fund its working capital requirements.

Blue Wolf Capital Partners

Acted as Canadian counsel to Blue Wolf Capital Partners in the US$258-million sale to Conifex Timber Inc. of the Suwannee Sawmill in Florida and the Caddo River Sawmill in Arkansas. The purchase price for the sawmills was satisfied, in part, by the issuance of 9,898,461 million common shares of Conifex and 3,500,000 million warrants.

Arizona Mining Inc.

Acted for Arizona Mining Inc. in its sale to South32 Limited in an all-cash transaction valuing Arizona Mining at approximately $2.1 billion, by plan of arrangement.

National Bank Financial Inc. and TD Securities Inc.

Acted for the syndicate of agents, led by National Bank Financial Inc. and TD Securities Inc., in TMX Group Limited's $200-million Canadian private placement of 3.779% senior unsecured debentures.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. to establish its Canadian shelf prospectus, qualifying up to $4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in Canada, and its separate Canadian shelf prospectus and associated U.S. registration statement, registering up to US$4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in the United States pursuant to the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Syndicate of agents

Acted for a syndicate of agents co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. in Greater Toronto Airports Authority's offering of $500 million 3.26% Notes due June 1, 2037.

Rogers Communications Inc.

Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$750-million underwritten public offering of senior notes due 2048, issued in the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

TD Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for the syndicate of agents, led by TD Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc., for TMX Group Limited's $300-million private placement of 2.997% senior unsecured debentures.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its Canadian private placement of $500 million of senior unsecured notes to partially finance Toromont's acquisition of the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt group of companies.

McDonald's Corporation

Acted for McDonald's Corporation in its offering by private placement in Canada of $1 billion of 3.125% notes due 2025, which were issued under McDonald's global MTN program.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2015

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2014
King’s University College at Western University, BA (Political Science) (Honours), 2011