Jonathan Bilyk

Associate

Jonathan Bilyk

Jonathan Bilyk

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2016

Jonathan is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted our clients with private and public mergers and acquisitions, banking matters, private and public financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Jonathan Bilyk

Associate

Jonathan is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted our clients with private and public mergers and acquisitions, banking matters, private and public financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.

Redknee Solutions Inc.

Acted for Redknee Solutions Inc., a digital monetization service provider, in its $68-million rights offering of subordinate voting shares and subsequent $28 million private placement with ESW Capital, LLC. The transaction is the result of a strategic review that was overseen by the Special Committee of Redknee's board of directors.

SmartREIT

Acting for SmartREIT in its $1.1-billion acquisition with Strathallen Acquisitions Inc. of OneREIT.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with its strategic equity investment in Candelaria Mining Corp. and negotiation of an investor rights agreement.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in its $500-million public offering, by way of prospectus supplement, of 2.85% senior unsecured notes due 2023. Fortis established its first cross-border shelf prospectus on November 30, 2016, using the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

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.

CIBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank and TD Securities Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters, co-led by CIBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank and TD Securities Inc. in connection with a bought deal public offering of $131.6 million of subscription receipts issued by Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust (Crombie). The net proceeds of the offering will be used to partially finance Crombie's $418-million portfolio acquisition.

Fortis Inc.

Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with its US$11.3-billion acquisition of Novi, Michigan-based ITC Holdings Corp., the largest independent electric transmission company in the United States.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in connection with the renewal of its US$500-million base shelf prospectus.

Bulletin

The CSA Considers Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Reporting Issuers

Apr. 10, 2017 - On April 6, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released Consultation Paper 51-404, Considerations for Reducing Regulatory Burden for Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers. The paper identifies and offers for consideration options to reduce the regulatory burden associated...

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2016

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
Queen’s University, MA
University of Toronto, BA (Honours with Highest Distinction)