Marc is developing a broad corporate practice.
He has assisted clients with private and public mergers and acquisitions, financings, corporate governance and other corporate matters.
Shaw Communications Inc.
Acting for Shaw Communications Inc. in the acquisition by Rogers Communications Inc. of all of Shaw's issued and outstanding Class A and Class B shares in a transaction valued at approximately $26 billion, including debt, representing a significant premium for Shaw's shareholders.
Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by Barclays, in multiple private placements of senior notes and senior secured notes of GFL Environmental Inc., in an aggregate principal amount of over US$4.7 billion.
Acting for the special committee of the board of directors of People Corporation in connection with the $1.2-billion acquisition of People Corporation, by way of a plan of arrangement, by investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking.
Epic Games, Inc.
Acted for Epic Games, Inc. in its investment in Toronto-based SideFX, the company behind the Houdini 3D animation software used in video game development as well as for visual effects in film productions.
Agnico Eagle Mines Limited
Acting for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its joint venture agreement with Newmont Corporation to form a 50-50 joint venture in respect of Newmont's earn-in agreement regarding the Anza gold exploration project and to seek other prospective gold targets of district-scale potential in Colombia.
Barrick Gold Corporation
Acted for Barrick Gold Corporation in an integrated transaction involving (i) the sale by Barrick of all of the shares of Bullfrog Mines LLC to Bullfrog Gold Corp., a U.S.-based gold and silver exploration company; and (ii) a concurrent $22 million equity investment in Bullfrog Gold by Augusta Investments Inc. and certain individuals identified by Augusta.
Northleaf Capital Partners
Acted for Northleaf Capital Partners in its strategic sale of a non-controlling interest to Mackenzie Financial Corporation, a subsidiary of IGM Financial Inc., and Great-West Lifeco Inc.
Axium Infrastructure Inc.
Acted for Axium Infrastructure Inc. in connection with its equity investment in a 900 MW combined cycle natural gas power plant to be built near Edson, Alberta, known as the Cascade Power Project. This project won Project Finance International's Canadian Power Deal of the Year award for 2020.
Acted as Canadian counsel to Square, Inc. in its acquisition of Dessa, a Toronto-based company building machine learning applications that address significant real-world challenges for all types of businesses.
Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and The Bank of Nova Scotia
Acted for Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and The Bank of Nova Scotia, as lenders, in the establishment of approximately $1.1 billion in secured margin loan facilities made available to a number of shareholders of GFL Environmental Holdings Inc. The margin loans were established in connection with the initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and tangible equity units of GFL Environmental Inc.