Robert S. Vineberg

Partner

Robert S. Vineberg

Robert S. Vineberg

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 1968

Known for his practical advice and insightful solutions, Robert brings a broad and deep knowledge of business and transactions to his clients’ matters.

He has a diverse practice and advises across a wide range of business activity. Clients rely on Robert’s expertise, efficiency and responsiveness for their large and complex mergers and acquisitions and real estate matters. Robert acts for companies of all sizes, in Canada and abroad; they include Canada-wide retailers and real estate companies, as well as manufacturers and wholesalers.

Public companies and their shareholders regularly consult Robert for guidance on corporate governance. Highly regarded as an adviser on family and estate planning issues, he frequently acts for individuals, trusts and charitable institutions.

Robert is a director of Reitmans (Canada) Limited and is involved in a number of charities, including as chair, Corporate Gifts, for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Gala.

Robert S. Vineberg

Partner

Known for his practical advice and insightful solutions, Robert brings a broad and deep knowledge of business and transactions to his clients’ matters.

He has a diverse practice and advises across a wide range of business activity. Clients rely on Robert’s expertise, efficiency and responsiveness for their large and complex mergers and acquisitions and real estate matters. Robert acts for companies of all sizes, in Canada and abroad; they include Canada-wide retailers and real estate companies, as well as manufacturers and wholesalers.

Public companies and their shareholders regularly consult Robert for guidance on corporate governance. Highly regarded as an adviser on family and estate planning issues, he frequently acts for individuals, trusts and charitable institutions.

Robert is a director of Reitmans (Canada) Limited and is involved in a number of charities, including as chair, Corporate Gifts, for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Gala.

The Shareholders of Bennington Financial Services Corp.

Acted for the shareholders of Bennington Financial Services Corp. in the sale of its shares to Equitable Bank.

Advantech Wireless Inc.

Acted for Advantech Wireless Inc., a leading wireless broadband communications solutions provider, in the sale of its radio frequency, terrestrial microwave and antenna equipment divisions to a subsidiary of Baylin Technologies Inc., a TSX-listed company.  

Canadian Technical Tape Ltd.

Acted for Canadian Technical Tape Ltd. in connection with its acquisition by Intertape Polymer Group Inc., a TSX-listed company.

Redbourne Realty Fund IV

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund IV in connection with the formation of a $75-million private equity real estate fund.

Redbourne 1801 McGill Properties Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II in connection with the sale of its interest in a downtown Montréal office building to Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund.

Anglo Canadian Investments, L.P.

Acted for Anglo Canadian Investments, L.P., in connection with the sale of the iconic Birks building located in downtown Montréal.

Redbourne Realty Fund III Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III Inc. in connection with its acquisition of two office buildings located in Markham, Ontario, owned by Dream Office L.P.

Redbourne Redvest Properties Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Redvest Properties Inc. and Redbourne Redvest Properties Limited Partnership in connection with its sale of four properties in downtown Montréal to Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its $228-million sale of a portfolio of 11 office properties in the Greater Toronto Area and in Montréal which represent a total leasable area of approximately 1.2-million square feet.

Recochem Group Inc.

Acted for the majority shareholders of Recochem Inc., a leading producer, formulator and marketer of specialty consumer and industrial chemical products in connection with the sale of their interest to Swander Pace Capital, a US based private equity firm.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III in connection with the formation of a $100-million private equity real estate fund.

Redbourne Realty Fund

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

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its sale to Manulife Real Estate of a portfolio of five Québec commercial properties for an amount of $75.9 million.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

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

Coinamatic Canada Inc.

Acted for the shareholders of Coinamatic Canada Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Wash Multifamily Laundry Systems, a portfolio company of Chicago-based CHS Capital.

Redbourne Realty Fund II

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II in connection with its acquisition and loan assumption of a single-tenant industrial building in Chambly, Québec.

Redbourne Realty Fund II and Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II and Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund in connection with the acquisition of the office building located at 1801 McGill College in Montréal from an entity owned by the British Columbia Pension Fund.

Redbourne Investments Inc. and other investors

Acted for Redbourne Investments Inc. and other investors in the acquisition of Place Montréal Trust in Montréal.

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lexology Client Choice Awards 2015—Winner (General Corporate)

Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Mergers and Acquisitions; Who’s Who Legal: Corporate—Mergers and Acquisitions

Expert Guides—Real Estate

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1968

Education

McGill University, BCL, 1967
McGill University, BA, 1964

Professional Affiliations

College of Law Practice Management, Fellow

Board Memberships

Reitmans (Canada) Limited
United Israel Appeal of Canada
World Law Group, former president

Community Involvement

Federation CJA, Montréal Campaign, former chair
Industry Canada, Experts Group on Non-Profit Law and Directors’ Liability, former member
International Bar Association, Law Firm Management Committee, former chair
Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal, former president
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Corporate Gifts Committee, chair
Montréal Jewish Community, Campus Building Committee, chair
Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Endowment Giving Committee, chair; Lead Gifts Committee, co-chair

Known for his practical advice and insightful solutions, Robert brings a broad and deep knowledge of business and transactions to his clients’ matters.

He has a diverse practice and advises across a wide range of business activity. Clients rely on Robert’s expertise, efficiency and responsiveness for their large and complex mergers and acquisitions and real estate matters. Robert acts for companies of all sizes, in Canada and abroad; they include Canada-wide retailers and real estate companies, as well as manufacturers and wholesalers.

Public companies and their shareholders regularly consult Robert for guidance on corporate governance. Highly regarded as an adviser on family and estate planning issues, he frequently acts for individuals, trusts and charitable institutions.

Robert is a director of Reitmans (Canada) Limited and is involved in a number of charities, including as chair, Corporate Gifts, for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Gala.

The Shareholders of Bennington Financial Services Corp.

Acted for the shareholders of Bennington Financial Services Corp. in the sale of its shares to Equitable Bank.

Advantech Wireless Inc.

Acted for Advantech Wireless Inc., a leading wireless broadband communications solutions provider, in the sale of its radio frequency, terrestrial microwave and antenna equipment divisions to a subsidiary of Baylin Technologies Inc., a TSX-listed company.  

Canadian Technical Tape Ltd.

Acted for Canadian Technical Tape Ltd. in connection with its acquisition by Intertape Polymer Group Inc., a TSX-listed company.

Redbourne Realty Fund IV

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund IV in connection with the formation of a $75-million private equity real estate fund.

Redbourne 1801 McGill Properties Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II in connection with the sale of its interest in a downtown Montréal office building to Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund.

Anglo Canadian Investments, L.P.

Acted for Anglo Canadian Investments, L.P., in connection with the sale of the iconic Birks building located in downtown Montréal.

Redbourne Realty Fund III Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III Inc. in connection with its acquisition of two office buildings located in Markham, Ontario, owned by Dream Office L.P.

Redbourne Redvest Properties Inc.

Acted for Redbourne Redvest Properties Inc. and Redbourne Redvest Properties Limited Partnership in connection with its sale of four properties in downtown Montréal to Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust.

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its $228-million sale of a portfolio of 11 office properties in the Greater Toronto Area and in Montréal which represent a total leasable area of approximately 1.2-million square feet.

Recochem Group Inc.

Acted for the majority shareholders of Recochem Inc., a leading producer, formulator and marketer of specialty consumer and industrial chemical products in connection with the sale of their interest to Swander Pace Capital, a US based private equity firm.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund III in connection with the formation of a $100-million private equity real estate fund.

Redbourne Realty Fund

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

Redbourne Realty Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund in connection with its sale to Manulife Real Estate of a portfolio of five Québec commercial properties for an amount of $75.9 million.

Redbourne Realty Fund III

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

Coinamatic Canada Inc.

Acted for the shareholders of Coinamatic Canada Inc. in connection with the sale of the company to Wash Multifamily Laundry Systems, a portfolio company of Chicago-based CHS Capital.

Redbourne Realty Fund II

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II in connection with its acquisition and loan assumption of a single-tenant industrial building in Chambly, Québec.

Redbourne Realty Fund II and Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund

Acted for Redbourne Realty Fund II and Canada Post Corporation Pension Fund in connection with the acquisition of the office building located at 1801 McGill College in Montréal from an entity owned by the British Columbia Pension Fund.

Redbourne Investments Inc. and other investors

Acted for Redbourne Investments Inc. and other investors in the acquisition of Place Montréal Trust in Montréal.

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lexology Client Choice Awards 2015—Winner (General Corporate)

Who’s Who Legal: Canada—Mergers and Acquisitions; Who’s Who Legal: Corporate—Mergers and Acquisitions

Expert Guides—Real Estate

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1968

Education

McGill University, BCL, 1967
McGill University, BA, 1964

Professional Affiliations

College of Law Practice Management, Fellow

Board Memberships

Reitmans (Canada) Limited
United Israel Appeal of Canada
World Law Group, former president

Community Involvement

Federation CJA, Montréal Campaign, former chair
Industry Canada, Experts Group on Non-Profit Law and Directors’ Liability, former member
International Bar Association, Law Firm Management Committee, former chair
Jewish Community Foundation of Montréal, former president
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Corporate Gifts Committee, chair
Montréal Jewish Community, Campus Building Committee, chair
Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, Endowment Giving Committee, chair; Lead Gifts Committee, co-chair