Patrick is developing a comprehensive corporate practice.
He has assisted on a range of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, banking and corporate financing, securities offerings, private equity transactions, and other corporate matters.
Fine Capital Partners LP
Advised Fine Capital Partners LP, acting as investment manager for certain funds, in its financing of up to approximately US$18.5-million in exchangeable secured debentures issued by a newly formed subsidiary of WildBrain Ltd., a Canadian media production, distribution and broadcasting company.
BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays, J.P. Morgan and TD Securities
Acted as Canadian counsel to the syndicate of initial purchasers led by BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays, J.P. Morgan and TD Securities in an offering of US$450 million of senior secured notes of Garda World Security Corporation.
Bank of Montreal
Acted for Bank of Montreal and a syndicate of lenders in the establishment of a $275-million revolving credit facility for Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary.
Management Systems Resources Inc.
Acted for Management Systems Resources Inc., a leading provider of automated global trade compliance software solutions, in the sale of the Visual Compliance and eCustoms business to Descartes Systems Group for $330 million.
B+H International GP Ltd.
Acted for B+H Architects, a leading architecture and design firm, in connection with a significant investment by Surbana Jurong Private Limited in B+H Architects, and the sale by Arcterra Limited Partnership of its interest in B+H Architects to Surbana Jurong Private Limited.
Acted for Sentry Investments in its $780-million acquisition by CI Financial Corp. in a transaction that combines two of Canada's largest independent active asset managers.
BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Securities Canada and Scotiabank
Acted for a syndicate of underwriters BMO Capital Markets, Credit Suisse Securities Canada and Scotiabank in connection with Centerra Gold Inc.'s $195-million public offering of subscription receipts. The proceeds of the offering were used to partially finance Centerra's $1.1 billion purchase of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.