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.
Acted for Fortis Inc. in connection with 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.
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.
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.