Patrice Thomas

Partner

Patrice Thomas

Patrice Thomas

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2005

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.

Patrice Thomas

Partner

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.

Graywood Group

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.

McKesson Corporation

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.

Plenary Group

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.

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its sale of the Madison Centre in Toronto to Northam Properties Inc.

Stonebridge Financial Corporation and Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund Limited Partnership

Acted for Stonebridge Financial Corporation, Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund Limited Partnership and other lenders in connection with a multi-tranche term credit facility in favour of Firelight Solar L.P. to finance a portfolio of approximately 65 photovoltaic rooftop solar projects.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III in connection with the purchase of the Erindale Corporate Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2005

Education

University of Toronto, JD, 2004
University of Toronto, BSc (Hons) (with Distinction), 2004

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.

Graywood Group

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.

McKesson Corporation

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.

Plenary Group

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.

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its sale of the Madison Centre in Toronto to Northam Properties Inc.

Stonebridge Financial Corporation and Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund Limited Partnership

Acted for Stonebridge Financial Corporation, Stonebridge Infrastructure Debt Fund Limited Partnership and other lenders in connection with a multi-tranche term credit facility in favour of Firelight Solar L.P. to finance a portfolio of approximately 65 photovoltaic rooftop solar projects.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III in connection with the purchase of the Erindale Corporate Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Report on Business/Lexpert Special Edition Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Real Estate Law

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2005

Education

University of Toronto, JD, 2004
University of Toronto, BSc (Hons) (with Distinction), 2004