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.
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.
Acted for SmartCentres REIT in the formation of a 50:50 joint venture with Jadco Construction, known as Laval Centre Apartments Limited Partnership, into which SmartCentres contributed development lands located in Laval, Quebec.
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.
Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in the sale of 13 gas stations and retail sites to Irving Oil Limited in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
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.