Ryan Wolfe

Associate

 Ryan Wolfe

Ryan Wolfe

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2019

Ryan is developing a comprehensive tax practice.

He has assisted clients on a range of tax matters, including domestic and cross-border tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and tax dispute resolution.

Ryan Wolfe

Associate

Ryan is developing a comprehensive tax practice.

He has assisted clients on a range of tax matters, including domestic and cross-border tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and tax dispute resolution.

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Aptum Technologies

Acted for DigitalBridge, a global digital infrastructure investment firm, in its portfolio company Aptum Technologies’ acquisition of CloudOps, a cloud consulting, managed services and software company. 

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Fulcrum Capital Partners

Acted for Fulcrum Capital Partners in the merger of its portfolio company, Accucam Machining, with EQI Ltd., a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, to create a leading global supply chain solution for metal products.

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Tegus

Acted for Tegus, a leading research platform for investors, with its acquisition of Canalyst, a provider of data and analytics on listed companies.

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Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in its joint acquisition (and related financing) with Investissement Québec of Québec-based Polycor Inc., the largest quarrier of natural stone in the world.

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Generac Holdings Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel to Generac Holdings Inc., a leading energy technology company, in its US$770-million acquisition of ecobee Inc., a leader in sustainable smart home solutions.

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RIV Capital Inc.

Acted for RIV Capital Inc., an acquisition and investment company specializing in cannabis, in connection with the US$150-million strategic investment by The Hawthorne Collective, a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.

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The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in (i) its C$295.35 million acquisition of an undivided 50% interest in the Fairview Pointe-Claire shopping centre located in Pointe-Claire, Québec, and its adjacent lands, from Ivanhoe Cambridge, and (ii) its C$232 million sale of an undivided 50% interest in the Galeries d'Anjou shopping centre located in Montréal to Ivanhoe Cambridge. Following the transaction, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited became, directly or indirectly through affiliates, the sole owner of the Fairview Pointe-Claire shopping centre and its adjacent lands, whereas Ivanhoe Cambridge became, directly or indirectly through affiliates, the sole owner of the Galeries d'Anjou shopping centre. 

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Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its all-cash acquisition of TMAC Resources Inc. by way of assignment to Agnico Eagle from Shandong Gold of an arrangement agreement between Shandong Gold and TMAC pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The transaction had a total equity value of approximately C$287 million and, in connection with the acquisition, Agnico Eagle also retired TMAC's outstanding debt and deferred interest of approximately US$135 million.

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Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

Acted for Premium Brands Holdings Corporation in its groundbreaking partnership with a coalition of Mi'kmaq First Nations to jointly acquire Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated, Atlantic Canada's largest wild seafood company, for approximately $1 billion.

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Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc.

Acted for Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc. and some of its related entities in the context of G.I. Sportz's restructuring under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, utilizing the relatively rare foreign recognized Canadian receivership proceedings to implement a cross-border asset sale to the purchaser of secured debt.

Article
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Equitable Remedies in Tax Matters: The Elusive Search for Relief, co-author

Dec. 06, 2022 - Tax Disputes in Canada: The Path Forward (Canadian Tax Foundation)
Available for purchase.

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Federal Budget 2022: Tax Highlights

Apr. 08, 2022 - On April 7, 2022 (Budget Day), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Finance, delivered the Liberal Party’s federal budget (Budget 2022), the second budget since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the Trudeau government’s plan to “grow our...

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Taxation of Formula 1: a Canadian perspective; co-author

Dec. 04, 2021 - Sports Law & Taxation Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4

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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: An Updated Guide for Businesses

Aug. 25, 2020 - The federal government passed legislation on July 27, 2020, extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and significantly broadening its reach. In this guide, we provide a comprehensive review and analysis of the CEWS program, including details of the latest updates and key considerations...

Article
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Canada chapter, co-author

June 15, 2020 - The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review, 2nd ed. (The Law Reviews)

Bulletin
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CEWS Update: Review of New Rules and CRA Guidance

June 09, 2020 - Introduction Earlier this year, Parliament enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (Act). We previously reviewed the initial legislation in detail. Read our earlier analysis. In a press release issued...

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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: A Guide for Businesses

Apr. 23, 2020 - Introduction Parliament has enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (ITA). Although the CEWS program is not tax legislation, by implementing the CEWS through the ITA, the government sought to leverage existing income...

Article
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GAAR: An Economic Test?, co-author

Apr. 15, 2020 - Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Canadian Tax Foundation)

Bulletin
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Canadian Tax Laws: A Review of 2019 and a Look Ahead to 2020

Jan. 30, 2020 - Each year at this time we look back at some of the more significant income tax developments in Canada affecting domestic and international business over the past year and look ahead to possible Canadian tax developments in the coming year. Review of Canadian Tax Developments in 2019 Tax...

Bar Admissions
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Ontario, 2019

Education
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Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, JD/HBA, 2018

Ryan is developing a comprehensive tax practice.

He has assisted clients on a range of tax matters, including domestic and cross-border tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and tax dispute resolution.

Aptum Technologies

Acted for DigitalBridge, a global digital infrastructure investment firm, in its portfolio company Aptum Technologies’ acquisition of CloudOps, a cloud consulting, managed services and software company. 

Fulcrum Capital Partners

Acted for Fulcrum Capital Partners in the merger of its portfolio company, Accucam Machining, with EQI Ltd., a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, to create a leading global supply chain solution for metal products.

Tegus

Acted for Tegus, a leading research platform for investors, with its acquisition of Canalyst, a provider of data and analytics on listed companies.

Birch Hill Equity Partners

Acted for Birch Hill Equity Partners in its joint acquisition (and related financing) with Investissement Québec of Québec-based Polycor Inc., the largest quarrier of natural stone in the world.

Generac Holdings Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel to Generac Holdings Inc., a leading energy technology company, in its US$770-million acquisition of ecobee Inc., a leader in sustainable smart home solutions.

RIV Capital Inc.

Acted for RIV Capital Inc., an acquisition and investment company specializing in cannabis, in connection with the US$150-million strategic investment by The Hawthorne Collective, a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

Acted for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited in (i) its C$295.35 million acquisition of an undivided 50% interest in the Fairview Pointe-Claire shopping centre located in Pointe-Claire, Québec, and its adjacent lands, from Ivanhoe Cambridge, and (ii) its C$232 million sale of an undivided 50% interest in the Galeries d'Anjou shopping centre located in Montréal to Ivanhoe Cambridge. Following the transaction, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited became, directly or indirectly through affiliates, the sole owner of the Fairview Pointe-Claire shopping centre and its adjacent lands, whereas Ivanhoe Cambridge became, directly or indirectly through affiliates, the sole owner of the Galeries d'Anjou shopping centre. 

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its all-cash acquisition of TMAC Resources Inc. by way of assignment to Agnico Eagle from Shandong Gold of an arrangement agreement between Shandong Gold and TMAC pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The transaction had a total equity value of approximately C$287 million and, in connection with the acquisition, Agnico Eagle also retired TMAC's outstanding debt and deferred interest of approximately US$135 million.

Premium Brands Holdings Corporation

Acted for Premium Brands Holdings Corporation in its groundbreaking partnership with a coalition of Mi'kmaq First Nations to jointly acquire Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated, Atlantic Canada's largest wild seafood company, for approximately $1 billion.

Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc.

Acted for Fulcrum Capital Partners Inc. and some of its related entities in the context of G.I. Sportz's restructuring under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act, utilizing the relatively rare foreign recognized Canadian receivership proceedings to implement a cross-border asset sale to the purchaser of secured debt.

Article

Equitable Remedies in Tax Matters: The Elusive Search for Relief, co-author

Dec. 06, 2022 - Tax Disputes in Canada: The Path Forward (Canadian Tax Foundation)
Available for purchase.

Bulletin

Federal Budget 2022: Tax Highlights

Apr. 08, 2022 - On April 7, 2022 (Budget Day), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Finance, delivered the Liberal Party’s federal budget (Budget 2022), the second budget since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the Trudeau government’s plan to “grow our...

Article

Taxation of Formula 1: a Canadian perspective; co-author

Dec. 04, 2021 - Sports Law & Taxation Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4

Bulletin

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: An Updated Guide for Businesses

Aug. 25, 2020 - The federal government passed legislation on July 27, 2020, extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and significantly broadening its reach. In this guide, we provide a comprehensive review and analysis of the CEWS program, including details of the latest updates and key considerations...

Article

Canada chapter, co-author

June 15, 2020 - The Corporate Tax Planning Law Review, 2nd ed. (The Law Reviews)

Bulletin

CEWS Update: Review of New Rules and CRA Guidance

June 09, 2020 - Introduction Earlier this year, Parliament enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (Act). We previously reviewed the initial legislation in detail. Read our earlier analysis. In a press release issued...

Bulletin

The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: A Guide for Businesses

Apr. 23, 2020 - Introduction Parliament has enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (ITA). Although the CEWS program is not tax legislation, by implementing the CEWS through the ITA, the government sought to leverage existing income...

Article

GAAR: An Economic Test?, co-author

Apr. 15, 2020 - Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 68, No. 1 (Canadian Tax Foundation)

Bulletin

Canadian Tax Laws: A Review of 2019 and a Look Ahead to 2020

Jan. 30, 2020 - Each year at this time we look back at some of the more significant income tax developments in Canada affecting domestic and international business over the past year and look ahead to possible Canadian tax developments in the coming year. Review of Canadian Tax Developments in 2019 Tax...

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2019

Education

Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, JD/HBA, 2018