Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Jeff Nadler

Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Israel, 2009
    New York, 1998
    Ontario, 1995

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

Jeffrey Nadler

Partner

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

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Points International Ltd.

Acted for Points International Ltd. in its $31.6-million bought deal public offering of common shares.

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TD Securities Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc.

Acted for the underwriting syndicate led by TD Securities Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc. in MindBeacon Holdings Inc.'s $65-million initial public offering of common shares.

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Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$2 billion of future public offerings of securities in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

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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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BMO Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian and U.S. counsel to BMO Capital Markets in an at-the-market equity offering by cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with its completed private placement of US$100-million 2.78% guaranteed senior unsecured notes due 2030; and US$100-million 2.88% guaranteed senior unsecured notes due 2032.

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Lead Investor

Acted for the lead investor in a US$30-million private placement of special warrants issued by Acreage Holdings, Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis operators in the United States.

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$1 billion of securities in Canada and the United States under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

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Novacap Management Inc.

Acting for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Financial Services I a $500-million private equity fund which invests in the financial services sector.

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Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. with concurrent offerings of common shares for aggregate proceeds of approximately $1.2 billion. The offerings included a $690-million bought deal in Canada and the U.S. using the multijurisdictional disclosure system, including the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option, and a concurrent $500-million registered direct offering to an institutional investor. Each of the offerings was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement under Fortis' existing base shelf prospectus.

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New SEC Rule Mandates Disclosure of Hedging Policies of SEC Registrants

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SEC Expands the Use of Confidential Submissions of Draft Registration Statements

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IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Mergers and Acquisitions

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The Legal 500 Canada—International Expertise (Leading Individual)

Bar Admissions
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Israel, 2009
New York, 1998
Ontario, 1995

Education
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Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 1993
University of Toronto, BA (Economics & Management), 1992

Clients trust Jeff to immerse himself in their business issues and develop creative solutions that get their deals done.

Public and private companies choose Jeff for their most complex mergers, acquisitions and private equity investments, including take-private and joint venture transactions. He represents issuers and underwriters in initial public offerings, follow-on offerings and unregistered offerings. Clients value his excellent judgment and his pragmatic approach to the challenges of transactions. They frequently call on him to advise on compliance with U.S. securities laws, including corporate governance.

Before joining Davies, Jeff practised at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in New York City, where he represented Molson in its $6-billion merger with Adolph Coors; advised Vivendi Universal in the $14-billion sale that created NBC Universal; and represented GE in various acquisition transactions.

During 2008‒2010, Jeff was a partner at a leading Tel Aviv law firm, where he represented many Israeli and foreign clients, including Apax Partners in its acquisition of Psagot Investment House Ltd., Israel’s largest investment house, and Thales S.A. in its “take private” acquisition of CMT Medical Technologies Ltd., which was listed on the Paris stock exchange.

Jeff has extensive transaction experience in the technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, chemical, healthtech and life sciences, media and entertainment industries.

Points International Ltd.

Acted for Points International Ltd. in its $31.6-million bought deal public offering of common shares.

TD Securities Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc.

Acted for the underwriting syndicate led by TD Securities Inc. and Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc. in MindBeacon Holdings Inc.'s $65-million initial public offering of common shares.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$2 billion of future public offerings of securities in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

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.

BMO Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian and U.S. counsel to BMO Capital Markets in an at-the-market equity offering by cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with its completed private placement of US$100-million 2.78% guaranteed senior unsecured notes due 2030; and US$100-million 2.88% guaranteed senior unsecured notes due 2032.

Lead Investor

Acted for the lead investor in a US$30-million private placement of special warrants issued by Acreage Holdings, Inc., one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis operators in the United States.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited to establish a base shelf prospectus qualifying up to US$1 billion of securities in Canada and the United States under the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acting for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Financial Services I a $500-million private equity fund which invests in the financial services sector.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. with concurrent offerings of common shares for aggregate proceeds of approximately $1.2 billion. The offerings included a $690-million bought deal in Canada and the U.S. using the multijurisdictional disclosure system, including the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option, and a concurrent $500-million registered direct offering to an institutional investor. Each of the offerings was made pursuant to a prospectus supplement under Fortis' existing base shelf prospectus.

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SEC Provides Temporary Relief for Filers Affected by COVID-19

Mar. 24, 2020 - In a swift response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 4, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an order providing temporary conditional relief for SEC registered issuers and other persons that are unable to meet a filing deadline as a result of COVID-19. Subject to...

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...

Bulletin

New SEC Rule Mandates Disclosure of Hedging Policies of SEC Registrants

Mar. 05, 2019 - A new rule of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will become effective on March 8, 2019, which will require SEC registrants (other than foreign private issuers) to disclose in their proxy or information statements any practices and policies regarding the ability of their employees,...

Bulletin

SEC Rulemaking Developments in 2017

Apr. 12, 2018 - Within the first hundred days of taking office, President Trump reiterated his commitment to scaling back existing financial regulations. In February 2017, President Trump signed into law Congress’s repeal of the extractive industry transparency rules adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Bulletin

FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K

Apr. 12, 2018 - Securities disclosure requirements in the United States are complex, and compliance can be a challenge. Compliance with Regulation S-K, which contains requirements applicable to the content of the non-financial statement portions of certain registration statements, annual reports and other...

Bulletin

Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data

Apr. 12, 2018 - A company that prepares its financial statements in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board and files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)...

Bulletin

SEC Guidance on Pay Ratio Disclosure

Apr. 12, 2018 - On September 21, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted interpretive guidance to assist domestic reporting companies in their efforts to comply with the pay ratio disclosure required by item 402 of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. On...

Guide

Davies Governance Insights 2017

Oct. 02, 2017 - Davies Governance Insights 2017 provides analysis of the top governance trends and issues important to Canadian boards, senior management and governance observers. The 2017 edition provides readers with Davies’ take on important topics ranging from shareholder engagement and activism to...

IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Mergers and Acquisitions

The Legal 500 Canada—International Expertise (Leading Individual)

Bar Admissions

Israel, 2009
New York, 1998
Ontario, 1995

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB, 1993
University of Toronto, BA (Economics & Management), 1992