Clients know Patrice to be a business-minded practitioner who develops practical solutions for their complex deals.
Patrice advises on real estate and infrastructure matters, including acquisitions, financings, development of major real estate projects, joint ventures, commercial leasing and public-private partnerships. Clients across a broad range of industries – including real estate, pharmaceuticals, private equity, healthcare and manufacturing – value Patrice for her resourcefulness and commitment to excellence.
Acting for the Graywood Group on the formation of a 50/50 joint venture for the development of a 47-storey condominium tower to be located at the corner of Peter and Adelaide in Toronto, Ontario, which will contain 695 residences and ground level retail.
Oakland Corridor Partners
Acted as transaction counsel to Oakland Corridor Partners team, comprising John Laing Investments Limited, AECOM Capital, Inc., Jay Dee Contractors, Inc., Ajax Paving Industries, Inc., Dan's Excavating, Inc. and C.A. Hull, in its winning bid for the design, build, financing and maintenance of the third and final segment of the I-75 Modernization Project in Michigan.
WellSpring Pharma Services Inc.
Acted as Canadian counsel to WellSpring and its shareholders in the US$18-million sale of WellSpring Pharma Services Inc. to ANI Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership
Acted as lead transaction counsel for Plenary Justice Abbotsford Limited Partnership in its approximately $150-million contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Abbotsford Law Courts project in Abbotsford, British Columbia. The new 14-room courthouse will include Provincial Court and Supreme Court courtrooms, as well as judicial conference rooms and space for all necessary justice partners. The courthouse is British Columbia's first new courthouse in 20 years.
Kolmar Korea Co., Ltd.
Acted for Kolmar Korea Co., Ltd. in connection with its acquisition of CSR Cosmetic Solutions Inc.
Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP
Acting for Woodbourne Canada Partners III (CA) LP in connection with its $180-million acquisition with Tridel Builders Inc. of the residential component of The Well from RioCan REIT, Allied Properties REIT and Diamondcorp.
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.
Ironbridge Equity Partners
Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in its acquisition of Advance Engineered Products Ltd.'s tank production and services business under a sale proceeding conducted pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. The assets purchased also include the mobile vacuum systems business carried on under the Westech Vac Systems name and the metal fabrication and machining business carried on under the Dumur Industries name.
Forest Resources LLC
Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC and Forest Resources LLC in connection with the sale of their Canadian operations, consisting of CanAmPac, Boehmer Box, and Strathcona Paper, to Rosmar Litho, a subsidiary of PaperWorks.
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.