Shayna devises innovative solutions to meet her clients’ business needs.
She acts for clients on domestic and cross-border private mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, real estate transactions and related financings, and other corporate and commercial transactions. Shayna's clients span a broad range of industry sectors, including technology, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and retail.
While at the Université de Montréal, Shayna clerked for Justice Martin Castonguay of the Superior Court of Québec, Montréal Division.
Acting for Groupe Latécoère in its acquisition from Bombardier Inc. and certain of its affiliates of the assets relating to electrical wiring interconnection activities for the production of main and sub-electrical harnesses for commercial and business aviation programs.
Vista Equity Partners
Acted for Vista Equity Partners in its joint investment with TA Associates in Aptean, a leading global provider of mission-critical, industry-specific enterprise software solutions.
Knight Therapeutics Inc.
Acting for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in its transformative acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Biotoscana Investments S.A. (GBT), a Luxembourg company listed on the Brazilian stock exchange, for an expected aggregate purchase price of $369 million.
Resolute FP Canada Inc.
Acted for Resolute FP Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., in the sale of its non-operational pulp and paper mill in Fort Frances, Ontario, to 2670568 Ontario Limited, a subsidiary of Riversedge Developments Inc.
Acted for Searchlight Pharma in the signing of an exclusive licensing agreement to commercialize Estelle® in Canada.
Acted for Claridge Inc. in its strategic partnership with 49th Parallel Roasters Inc., a British Columbia based specialty grade coffee company.
Vista Equity Partners III LLC
Acted for Vista Equity Partners in the carve-out sale of the vertical business applications group of its Aptean portfolio companies to a subsidiary of ESW Capital, LLC.
Searchlight Pharma Inc.
Acted for Searchlight Pharma Inc. in its acquisition from Norgine B.V.'s subsidiary, Merus Labs International Inc., of its Canadian assets relating to Enablex and Vancocin.
Resolute Forest Products
Acted for Fibrek Recycling US Inc., a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., in the sale of its recycled bleached kraft pulp mill in Fairmont, West Virginia to ND Fairmont LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited.
Vista Equity Partners III, LLC
Acted for Vista Equity Partners in the carve-out by its portfolio company, Aptean, Inc., of its public sector and healthcare business and the merger of that business with Superion, LLC, and TriTech Software Systems Inc. to form one of the largest conglomerates focused specifically on state and local governments in North America.