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.
Fody Food Co. Inc.
Acted for Fody Food Co. Inc., a Montreal-based company specializing in the production of food products that promote digestive health, in an equity investment round led by District Ventures Capital, Export Development Canada and New Acres Capital.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated
Acting for Bentley Systems, Incorporated, in its acquisition of Seequent Holdings Limited, a global leader in 3D modelling software for the geosciences, for US$1.05 billion.
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.
Equinoxe Virtual Clinic Corp.
Acted for Equinoxe Virtual Clinic Corp., a leading Canadian virtual care provider, in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Right-Health Inc., a subsidiary of TELUS Corporation and the owner and operator of the Akira virtual care platform.
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.
Family Shareholders of Dorel Industries Inc.
Acting for the controlling family shareholders, who are partnering with Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. in the privatization of Dorel Industries Inc., a TSX-listed company, by way of plan of arrangement.
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.