Jennifer Liu

Jennifer Liu is an associate in the firm's Corporate/Commercial practice. Since joining the firm as a student in 2012, Jennifer has worked on a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, private offerings, and debt and equity securities work.

Representative Work

  • Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in Cozzini Bros., an Illinois-based knife sharpening rental and exchange company.

  • Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with its acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America, with operations in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.

  • Acted for Public Sector Pension Investment Board in connection with the acquisition by way of a joint venture with Henley Holding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, of a 58 million square foot portfolio of core industrial properties held by investment funds owned and managed by Exeter Property Group for US $3.15 billion.

  • 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.

  • Acted for Gaz Métro inc. in connection with its private placement of US$100 million aggregate principal amount of 3.22% senior secured notes due 2024 to certain institutional investors in the United States.

  • Acted for Xplornet Communications Inc. in connection with its private offering of debt and equity securities for aggregate proceeds of $148 million.

  • Acted for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its acquisition of a 36.9% interest in the Mayflower partnership for a total equity investment of US$350 million. The Mayflower partnership owns a portfolio of 13 regional malls located in the United States, which has a total value of approximately US$2.03 billion.

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Community Involvement

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  • As assistant editor and then editorial manager of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Jennifer read and discussed legal papers as part of the Environmental Cell Group, and then organized and oversaw the submission review process.
  • As a volunteer for an international human rights program, she researched and created fact pamphlets for the International Investment and Human Rights Working Group, and read and coded ICSID tribunal decisions for human rights considerations.

Teaching Engagements

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Jennifer Liu
Jennifer J. Liu
New York
Bar Admissions:

New York, 2014


University of Toronto, Faculty of Law J.D., 2014

McGill University, Faculty of Management, B.Comm. (with distinction), 2010

Scholarship recipient of the J.W. McConnell Award