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.
Axium Infrastructure Inc.
Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in its acquisition from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board of a 49% interest in an approximately 396 MW portfolio of four wind generation facilities (Summerhaven, Conestogo, Varna and Jericho) and two solar generation facilities (Sombra and Moore), all located in Ontario.
Warner Media, LLC
Acted for Warner Media, LLC in its indirect acquisition, by way of plan of arrangement, of all of the issued and outstanding shares of You i Labs Inc., a leading provider of cross-platform development tools for television and media companies.
Resolute FP Canada Inc.
Acted for Resolute FP Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., in the sale of its pulp and paper mill located in Thorold, Ontario, to Bioveld Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Riversedge Developments Inc.
Acted for PSP Investments in its acquisition of 49% of the Class B interests held by an affiliate of Pattern Energy Group LP in the 324.3 MW Broadview wind project located in Curry County, New Mexico, and Deaf Smith County, Texas.
Acted for PSP Investments in its acquisition of a 49% interest from an affiliate of Pattern Energy Group LP in the 138 MW St. Joseph wind project located in Manitoba.
Searchlight Pharma Inc.
Acted for Searchlight Pharma Inc. in its licensing and distribution agreement with Sprout Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Addyir in connection with the treatment of Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) in premenopausal women.
Acted for Seikagaku Corporation, a Tokyo-based public company in its acquisition of all the outstanding shares of Dalton Chemicals Laboratories, Inc., a leading North American pharmaceutical organization providing integrated drug discovery, development, and manufacturing services.
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., a Luxembourg company listed on the Brazilian stock exchange, for an aggregate purchase price of $369 million.