Jared Solinger

Partner

Jared Solinger

Jared Solinger

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2012

Jared applies sharp analytical skills and solid business judgment to a wide range of corporate and securities transactions.

Jared’s practice focuses on complex commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, capital markets and other financing transactions. He also regularly advises clients on governance issues, general corporate matters and securities obligations. Jared’s clients span a variety of industry sectors, including technology, mining, healthcare, retail and real estate.

Jared Solinger

Partner

Jared applies sharp analytical skills and solid business judgment to a wide range of corporate and securities transactions.

Jared’s practice focuses on complex commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, capital markets and other financing transactions. He also regularly advises clients on governance issues, general corporate matters and securities obligations. Jared’s clients span a variety of industry sectors, including technology, mining, healthcare, retail and real estate.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its historic joint venture with Newmont Goldcorp Corporation, which combined their respective mining operations, assets, reserves and talent in Nevada to create the world's largest gold complex.

McKesson Corporation

Acted for McKesson Corporation, a leading international healthcare services and information technology company, in connection with its $3-billion acquisition of Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus, which operate approximately 470 pharmacies in Canada, from Katz Group, one of Canada's largest privately owned enterprises.

SunOpta Inc.

Acted for the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of SunOpta Inc. in connection with its strategic alternatives review process which culminated in a US$85-million equity investment by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in exchangeable preferred shares of a SunOpta subsidiary with the support of activist shareholders Engaged Capital and Tourbillon Capital.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Hewitt Equipment in a $1-billion transaction that expands Toromont's Caterpillar dealership into Québec, Western Labrador and the Maritimes, and strengthens its expertise in the mining, construction, power systems and forestry sectors.

Syndicate of Underwriters

Acting for a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank in the cross-border initial public offering of GFL Environmental Inc., the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America.

Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets, in the private placement of US$600 million of high-yield notes of GFL Environmental Inc.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its unsolicited proposal to the Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (Newmont) Board of Directors to merge with Newmont in an all share transaction to combine the world's two largest gold companies. Under the proposal, Barrick shareholders would own approximately 55.9 percent and Newmont shareholders would own approximately 44.1 percent of the combined company with an approximate market capitalization of US$42 billion.

The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc.

Acted for The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, in the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Sierra Systems Group, Inc., to NTT DATA Services, a Texas-based recognized leader in global technology services.

Syndicate of initial purchasers

Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers, led by Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Macquarie Capital, in the offering by GFL Environmental Inc. of US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2023.

Desjardins Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Desjardins Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets on a US$126.6-million bought deal treasury and secondary public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT.

BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with a $193-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust. The REIT intends to use the proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its US$242-million acquisition of a portfolio of six multi-family properties.

Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in connection with a US$69 million bought deal public offering of trust units issued by WPT Industrial REIT.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Back in Motion Rehab Inc., a provider of employment, rehabilitation and physiotherapy services.

New Gold Inc.

Acted for New Gold Inc. in connection with the sale of its 30% interest in the El Morro copper-gold project in Chile to Goldcorp Inc. in exchange for a $90-million cash payment, a 4% gold stream on life-of-project gold production from the El Morro property and cancellation of a $93-million carried funding loan. In conjunction with the transaction, Goldcorp and Teck Resources Limited announced that they plan to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho properties into a 50/50 joint venture with the interim name of Project Corridor.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Alliance Corporation, a distributor and manufacturer of products and solutions for North American wireless, broadband, broadcast and wireline networks.

Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners and Sleep Country Canada in connection with the $300-million initial public offering of common shares of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and in connection with a new $175-million senior secured credit facility. The proceeds of the initial public offering were used to acquire Sleep Country Canada Inc.

Plenary Group

Acted for Plenary Health Milton LP, which was awarded a contract by Halton Healthcare to expand and maintain the Milton District Hospital, a $512-million project located in Milton, Ontario.

Points International Ltd.

Acted for Points International Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crew Marketing International, Inc., a long-time technology vendor for United Airlines MileagePlus. The acquisition was completed in conjunction with the announcement of a long-term partner agreement between Points and United Airlines MileagePlus.

Woodbourne Capital

Acted for Woodbourne Capital in connection with its investment in a residential and commercial development at Montgomery Square in Toronto.

Woodbourne Capital

Acted for Woodbourne Capital in connection with its participation in an equity investment in, and the subordinate tranches of a $76-million loan to, a Hilton Hotel project in Calgary.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in M&M Resources Inc., a leading energy services business focused on the oil and gas industry in northeast British Columbia and northwest Alberta.

Golden Gate Capital

Acted for Golden Gate Capital in connection with its acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario).

BMO Capital Markets

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets in connection with HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's bought deal public offering of $50-million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due November 30, 2018.

Plenary Properties DES LP

Acted for Plenary Properties DES LP which was awarded a 10-year contract to provide Driver Examination Services for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2012

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2011
Queen’s University, BSc (Civil Engineering) (First Class Honours), 2007

Jared applies sharp analytical skills and solid business judgment to a wide range of corporate and securities transactions.

Jared’s practice focuses on complex commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, capital markets and other financing transactions. He also regularly advises clients on governance issues, general corporate matters and securities obligations. Jared’s clients span a variety of industry sectors, including technology, mining, healthcare, retail and real estate.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its historic joint venture with Newmont Goldcorp Corporation, which combined their respective mining operations, assets, reserves and talent in Nevada to create the world's largest gold complex.

McKesson Corporation

Acted for McKesson Corporation, a leading international healthcare services and information technology company, in connection with its $3-billion acquisition of Rexall and Rexall Pharma Plus, which operate approximately 470 pharmacies in Canada, from Katz Group, one of Canada's largest privately owned enterprises.

SunOpta Inc.

Acted for the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of SunOpta Inc. in connection with its strategic alternatives review process which culminated in a US$85-million equity investment by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. in exchangeable preferred shares of a SunOpta subsidiary with the support of activist shareholders Engaged Capital and Tourbillon Capital.

Toromont Industries Ltd.

Acted for Toromont Industries Ltd. in its acquisition of Hewitt Equipment in a $1-billion transaction that expands Toromont's Caterpillar dealership into Québec, Western Labrador and the Maritimes, and strengthens its expertise in the mining, construction, power systems and forestry sectors.

Syndicate of Underwriters

Acting for a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank in the cross-border initial public offering of GFL Environmental Inc., the fourth largest diversified environmental services company in North America.

Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Barclays, BMO Capital Markets, Macquarie Capital and RBC Capital Markets, in the private placement of US$600 million of high-yield notes of GFL Environmental Inc.

Barrick Gold Corporation

Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in its unsolicited proposal to the Newmont Goldcorp Corporation (Newmont) Board of Directors to merge with Newmont in an all share transaction to combine the world's two largest gold companies. Under the proposal, Barrick shareholders would own approximately 55.9 percent and Newmont shareholders would own approximately 44.1 percent of the combined company with an approximate market capitalization of US$42 billion.

The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc.

Acted for The Sierra-Cedar Group, Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, in the sale of its Canadian subsidiary, Sierra Systems Group, Inc., to NTT DATA Services, a Texas-based recognized leader in global technology services.

Syndicate of initial purchasers

Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers, led by Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Macquarie Capital, in the offering by GFL Environmental Inc. of US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2023.

Desjardins Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Desjardins Capital Markets, CIBC Capital Markets and RBC Capital Markets on a US$126.6-million bought deal treasury and secondary public offering of trust units of WPT Industrial REIT.

BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with a $193-million bought deal public offering of trust units of Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust. The REIT intends to use the proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its US$242-million acquisition of a portfolio of six multi-family properties.

Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in connection with a US$69 million bought deal public offering of trust units issued by WPT Industrial REIT.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Back in Motion Rehab Inc., a provider of employment, rehabilitation and physiotherapy services.

New Gold Inc.

Acted for New Gold Inc. in connection with the sale of its 30% interest in the El Morro copper-gold project in Chile to Goldcorp Inc. in exchange for a $90-million cash payment, a 4% gold stream on life-of-project gold production from the El Morro property and cancellation of a $93-million carried funding loan. In conjunction with the transaction, Goldcorp and Teck Resources Limited announced that they plan to combine their respective El Morro and Relincho properties into a 50/50 joint venture with the interim name of Project Corridor.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in Alliance Corporation, a distributor and manufacturer of products and solutions for North American wireless, broadband, broadcast and wireline networks.

Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners and Sleep Country Canada in connection with the $300-million initial public offering of common shares of Sleep Country Canada Holdings Inc. and in connection with a new $175-million senior secured credit facility. The proceeds of the initial public offering were used to acquire Sleep Country Canada Inc.

Plenary Group

Acted for Plenary Health Milton LP, which was awarded a contract by Halton Healthcare to expand and maintain the Milton District Hospital, a $512-million project located in Milton, Ontario.

Points International Ltd.

Acted for Points International Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Crew Marketing International, Inc., a long-time technology vendor for United Airlines MileagePlus. The acquisition was completed in conjunction with the announcement of a long-term partner agreement between Points and United Airlines MileagePlus.

Woodbourne Capital

Acted for Woodbourne Capital in connection with its investment in a residential and commercial development at Montgomery Square in Toronto.

Woodbourne Capital

Acted for Woodbourne Capital in connection with its participation in an equity investment in, and the subordinate tranches of a $76-million loan to, a Hilton Hotel project in Calgary.

Ironbridge Equity Partners

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in connection with its investment in M&M Resources Inc., a leading energy services business focused on the oil and gas industry in northeast British Columbia and northwest Alberta.

Golden Gate Capital

Acted for Golden Gate Capital in connection with its acquisition of Canada Fluorspar Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario).

BMO Capital Markets

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets in connection with HealthLease Properties Real Estate Investment Trust's bought deal public offering of $50-million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due November 30, 2018.

Plenary Properties DES LP

Acted for Plenary Properties DES LP which was awarded a 10-year contract to provide Driver Examination Services for the Ontario Ministry of Transportation.

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2012

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2011
Queen’s University, BSc (Civil Engineering) (First Class Honours), 2007