Represented Alumina Partners LLC in connection with its $5 million investment facility with Alliance Growers Corp. (CSE: ACG) involving numerous private placements of common shares and common share purchase warrants of THC. Based in Vancouver, B.C., ACG is a diversified cannabis company focused on ACMPR investments and the supply and distribution of CBD oil.
Represented Alumina Partners LLC in connection with its $12 million investment facility with THC BioMed Intl Ltd. (CSE: THC) involving numerous private placements of common shares and common share purchase warrants of THC. Based in Kelowna, B.C., THC is an authorized licensed producer and seller of dried marijuana and cannabis oils for medical purposes.
Represented Alumina Partners LLC in connection with its $6 million investment facility with Naturally Splendid Enterprises Ltd. (TSX-V: NSP) involving private placements of common shares and common share purchase warrants of NSP. Based in Pitt Meadows, B.C., NSP is a biotechnology and consumer products company that is developing, producing, commercializing and licensing a new generation of plant-derived, bioactive ingredients, nutrient dense foods and related products involving hemp and non-psychoactive cannabinoid compounds.
Acted as Canadian counsel on behalf of SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a leading U.S. cloud-based provider of services and software for the global financial services industry, in connection with the acquisition of Commonwealth Fund Services Ltd. by SSNC’s wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, SS&C Fund Administration Company. Commonwealth Fund Services Ltd. is a privately-held, Toronto-based, fund administrator servicing over $8 billion in assets held by client hedge funds, private equity funds, real estate funds, fund of funds, family offices and other institutions.
Represented Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, in connection with its $200 million public offering of 3.636% series C senior unsecured debentures in April 2017.
Represented Alumina Partners LLC, a New York-based private equity firm, in connection with its USD $10 million investment facility with GeneNews Limited (TSX: GEN) involving numerous private placements of structured, unsecured convertible notes of GeneNews. GeneNews is a medical diagnostics company focused on developing and commercializing molecular diagnostic tests for early detection of diseases with a primary focus on cancer-related indications.
Represented Alumina Partners LLC in connection with its $5 million investment facility with Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (CSE: ATT) involving numerous private placements of common shares and common share purchase warrants of Abattis. Based in Vancouver B.C., Abattis aggregates, integrates and invests in agricultural technology and biotechnology services for the emerging cannabis industry in Canada.
Represents Retailcommon Inc., a private, Toronto-based social shopping services provider that serves more than 6,000 retail locations and over 20 million customers in Canada, the United States and Europe.
Represented Prospect Capital Management LP in connection with an add-on share acquisition of the business carried on as ‘Holsag Canada’ by Prospect’s controlled portfolio company Mity, Inc. The acquired business is a leading provider of multipurpose room furniture and specialty seating.
Represented XYPRO Technology Corporation, a leading data security and encryption firm located in southern California, in connection with its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding equity of Merlon Software Corporation (the “Merlon Acquisition”), a Canadian software developer and licensing company based in the Greater Toronto Area. The Merlon Acquisition was financed through an initial all-cash payment and the issuance of a promissory note to the vendors payable over the course of five years.
Acted for GreenSpace Brands Inc. (TSXV: JTR) (“GreenSpace”), a developer, marketer and seller of premium natural food products, in its acquisition of Central Roast Inc., a manufacturer and distributer of all-natural healthy snacks, for $10.75 million, payable by way of cash, debt and equity. The acquisition has been completed in two stages, with the first 70% being acquired on closing and the second 30% being acquired 13 months following closing.
Acted for Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX: TV), as Canadian counsel, in connection with its 2016, $8.4 million, supplemental note indenture and subsequent amendments thereto.
Acted for Transeastern Power Trust (TSX: TEP.un and TEP.db) in connection with its 2016 private placement of Units, comprised of one trust unit in the capital of Transeastern Power Trust and one trust unit purchase warrant.