With a broad practice in acting on corporate, commercial and securities transactions, Peter keeps his focus on clients’ success.
Peter acts for clients on mergers and acquisitions, as well as securities offerings and secured lending matters. He assists with ongoing securities and corporate law obligations. Peter regularly works with clients in banking, energy, private equity, real estate and mining.
In 2014, Peter spent six months on secondment with RBC Law Group’s Capital Markets team.
Scotia Capital Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and TD Securities Inc.
Acted for a syndicate of agents, led by Scotia Capital Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and TD Securities Inc., in a private placement of a $200 million senior unsecured Series F notes due August 26, 2026 issued by Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust.
Ironbridge Equity Partners
Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners on the acquisition and related financing of Canada Metal (Pacific) Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of branded products serving the recreational marine, commercial marine and industrial markets.
The Bank of Nova Scotia
Acted as counsel to The Bank of Nova Scotia, the administrative agent for a syndicate of lenders, in Pinnacle Renewable Holdings' US$37.1-million acquisition from The Westervelt Company of a 70% stake in an industrial wood pellet production facility in Alabama.
Syndicate of agents
Acted for a syndicate of agents, led by Scotia Capital Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in a private placement of a $175 million senior unsecured Series E notes due January 31, 2025 issued by Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust.
National Bank of Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank and HSBC Bank Canada
Acted for the lending syndicate, led by National Bank of Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank and HSBC Bank Canada, in establishing a US$150-million syndicated revolving credit facility in favour of Medical Facilities Corporation, which, in partnership with physicians, owns surgical facilities in the United States.
TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and Desjardins Securities Inc.
Acted for a syndicate of agents, led by TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc. and Desjardins Securities Inc., in a private placement of an additional $75-million senior unsecured Series B notes due June 1, 2021, issued by Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust.
Canadian Business Growth Fund
Acted as lead counsel to Canadian Business Growth Fund on the launch of its fund to drive expansion and growth of mid-market Canadian businesses.
Rogers Communications Inc.
Acted for Rogers Communications Inc. to establish its Canadian shelf prospectus, qualifying up to $4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in Canada, and its separate Canadian shelf prospectus and associated U.S. registration statement, registering up to US$4 billion of future public offerings of debt securities in the United States pursuant to the multijurisdictional disclosure system.
The Bank of Nova Scotia
Acted for a syndicate of lenders, led by The Bank of Nova Scotia, in the financing of Thinking Capital Financial Corporation, Canada's leading fintech lender to small businesses, which was acquired by Purpose Financial LP.
Royal Bank of Canada
Acted for Royal Bank of Canada in the establishment of its $7-billion senior note program in 2018, and ongoing representation of Royal Bank of Canada in takedowns of structured products under its senior note program.