Shane Freedman

Associate

Shane Freedman

Shane Freedman

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2020

Shane is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a range of transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financings, capital market offerings, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Shane worked as a digital marketing professional.

Shane Freedman

Associate

Shane is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a range of transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financings, capital market offerings, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Shane worked as a digital marketing professional.

McCain Foods Limited

Acted for McCain Foods Limited in its $70-million acquisition of Hillspring Farms Ltd., a Canadian farmer of potatoes, through a quick-flip sale in a receivership.

BMO Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian and U.S. counsel to BMO Capital Markets in an at-the-market equity offering by cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

FCF Co. Ltd.

Acted as Canadian counsel for FCF Co., Ltd. in its US$928-million acquisition of all the assets of Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood companies, under a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

McKesson Canada and Well.ca

Advised McKesson Canada Corporation and Well.ca ULC, a licensed producer under the Cannabis Act, on regulatory and commercial matters relating to market access under the Cannabis Act and the distribution of medical cannabis through various channels.

Guide

The Hostile Bid Is Dead. Long Live the Hostile Bid?

June 15, 2020 - With much of the world focused on the immediacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, including its heavy human and economic toll, we have cast our eyes optimistically on the (near, we hope) future when companies regain sufficient confidence to re-enter the public M&A market in large numbers. Although...

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law—Bernard and Bessie Wolf Scholarship (2019); Dean Ivan C. Rand Award (2019)

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2020

Education

University of Western Ontario, JD, 2019
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, MBA (with Distinction), 2019
McGill University, BA, 2010

Shane is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a range of transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, financings, capital market offerings, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Shane worked as a digital marketing professional.

McCain Foods Limited

Acted for McCain Foods Limited in its $70-million acquisition of Hillspring Farms Ltd., a Canadian farmer of potatoes, through a quick-flip sale in a receivership.

BMO Capital Markets

Acted as Canadian and U.S. counsel to BMO Capital Markets in an at-the-market equity offering by cannabis company Organigram Holdings Inc. in Canada and the United States under the multijurisdictional disclosure system.

FCF Co. Ltd.

Acted as Canadian counsel for FCF Co., Ltd. in its US$928-million acquisition of all the assets of Clover Leaf Foods and Bumble Bee Foods, North America's largest branded shelf-stable seafood companies, under a sale proceeding conducted under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

McKesson Canada and Well.ca

Advised McKesson Canada Corporation and Well.ca ULC, a licensed producer under the Cannabis Act, on regulatory and commercial matters relating to market access under the Cannabis Act and the distribution of medical cannabis through various channels.

Guide

The Hostile Bid Is Dead. Long Live the Hostile Bid?

June 15, 2020 - With much of the world focused on the immediacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, including its heavy human and economic toll, we have cast our eyes optimistically on the (near, we hope) future when companies regain sufficient confidence to re-enter the public M&A market in large numbers. Although...

University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law—Bernard and Bessie Wolf Scholarship (2019); Dean Ivan C. Rand Award (2019)

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2020

Education

University of Western Ontario, JD, 2019
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, MBA (with Distinction), 2019
McGill University, BA, 2010