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As a leading Canadian law firm with experience in all principal areas of business law, including corporate/commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology and intellectual property, litigation, labour and employment, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax, we have advised on significant matters for clients ranging from startups to multinational corporations.

We have included a sample of our recent experience below. 

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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes $300 Million Public Equity Offering Barbara Worndl, Aaron Silver, Michael D. Smith, Tyler Brent, Daniel Everall, Melanie Cole, Anne E. Miatello, Sherri M. Altshuler and Margaret T. Nelligan Aug 17, 2017 Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied”), a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, recently completed a $300 million public equity offering of units. On August 17, 2017, Allied completed an offering ...
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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes $200 Million Offering Barbara Worndl, Michael D. Smith, Liam Tracey-Raymont, Daniel Everall, Melanie Cole, Anne E. Miatello, Sherri M. Altshuler and Margaret T. Nelligan May 26, 2017 Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied”), a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, recently completed its $200 million public offering of 3.636% series C senior unsecured debentures. On April 21, 201...
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Booth Centennial Healthcare Linen Services Completes Sale of its Business Margaret T. Nelligan, Paige Backman, Melanie Cole, Daniel Everall, Sam Billard, Barbra H. Miller, Carol J. Burns, Barbara Worndl and Lloyd F. Cornett Nov 01, 2016

Booth Centennial Healthcare Linen Services completed the sale of all or substantially all of its assets to Ecotex Service Corporation in partnership with Fengate Capital Management.

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Shahid Khan Acquires Four Seasons Hotel Toronto Christie McNeill, Donald L. West, Barbara Worndl, Reena Kotecha, Aaron Baer, Lisa E. Moreau, Aaron Silver, Lorenzo Lisi, Fiona Brown, Scott Stoll, Ken Clark and John J. Longo Oct 19, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to have acted on behalf of Shahid Khan in his purchase of the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. Mr. Khan completed the purchase of 100 per cent ownership of the Four Seasons Hotel on September 30, 2016, from an affiliate of Kingdom Holding Company. The purchase represe...
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First Capital Realty Inc. Completes Joint-Venture Acquisition of 101 Yorkville Avenue Hayden Solomons, Nili Goldman Birshtein and Eileen P. K. Costello Sep 30, 2016 First Capital Realty Inc. (“First Capital”) completed the joint-venture acquisition of the property municipally known as 101 Yorkville Avenue on a 50-50 basis with a non-managing partner for an aggregate purchase price of approximately $29 million.
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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes $230 Million Public Equity Offering Aug 26, 2016

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, recently completed its $230 million public equity offering of units.

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Crestpoint Completes $36.5 Million Acquisition of a 50% Interest in North Toronto Station Hayden Solomons, Jennifer A. Wainwright, Christie McNeill, Daniel Mahler, Sidonia J. Tomasella and Faruk Gafic Aug 16, 2016 Crestpoint Real Estate Investments Ltd. completed the acquisition of a 50% interest in the property commonly known as North Toronto Station for approximately $36.5 million.
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First Capital Realty Inc. Enters into Binding Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Retail and Parking Components of 1 Bloor Street East Hayden Solomons, Daniel Mahler, Sidonia J. Tomasella and Faruk Gafic Aug 04, 2016 First Capital Realty Inc. (“First Capital”) entered into a binding agreement of purchase and sale for the acquisition of the retail and commercial parking components of the property municipally known as 1 Bloor Street East, Toronto, including an 85,000-square-foot flagship retail space and 52 com...
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First Capital Realty Inc. Completes Acquisition of Major Redevelopment Property Hayden Solomons and Nili Goldman Birshtein Aug 03, 2016 First Capital Realty Inc. (“First Capital”) completed the co-venture acquisition of a 27-acre mixed-use redevelopment site located at the northeast corner of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Park Lawn Road in Toronto for a total purchase price of approximately $26 million.
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First Capital Realty Inc. Completes Acquisition of Assembly of Properties at Northeast Corner of Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue, Toronto Hayden Solomons, Christie McNeill, Daniel Mahler, Sidonia J. Tomasella and Faruk Gafic Aug 03, 2016 First Capital Realty Inc. (“First Capital”) completed the acquisition of an assembly of properties located at the northeast corner of Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue in Toronto for a total purchase price of approximately $63.2 million.  The assembly included the well-known Pusateri’s Fine Fo...
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Crestpoint Closes Commercial Real Estate Partnership Worth Over $362 Million Christopher F. Berrigan, Barbara Worndl, Hayden Solomons and Jennifer A. Wainwright Jul 11, 2016 Crestpoint Real Estate Investments Ltd. completed the acquisition of a 90% co-venture interest with Anthem Properties Group.
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Wesdome Gold Mines Completes Purchase of Two Gold Exploration Properties Eldon J. Bennett, Daniel Everall, Derek J. McCallum and Scott Stoll May 27, 2016 On May 27, 2016, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX: WDO) and Canoe Mining Ventures Corp. (TSXV: CLV) announced that the parties completed a transaction whereby Wesdome purchased from Canoe Mining a 100% interest in the Coldstream Project and the Hamlin-Deaty Creek Property, which are near to Wesdome's...
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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes $150 Million Offering Of Series B Senior Unsecured Debentures May 12, 2016 On May 12, 2016, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied”), a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, completed a $150 million public offering of 3.934% series B senior unsecured debentures.
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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Completes $86 Million Public Equity Offering Feb 10, 2015

Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in Canada’s major cities, recently completed an $86 million public equity offering of units.

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National RV Communities, LLC Completed a US$800 Million Refinancing Nov 11, 2014 National RV Communities, LLC (now part of Carefree Communities Inc.) completed a US$800 million r... National RV Communities, LLC (now part of Carefree Communities Inc.) completed a US$800 million refinancing of a North America-wide recreational-based real estate portfolio.
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Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Raises $172 Million Sep 25, 2014 On September 3, 2014, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, a leading owner, manager an... On September 3, 2014, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, a leading owner, manager and developer of urban office environments operating in several Canadian major cities, completed its $172 million public equity offering of additional units.
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Concord Pacific Developments Closes Second Solar Farm Purchase from Canadian Solar Sep 09, 2014 On September 8, 2014, an affiliate of Concord Pacific Developments completed the post-constructio... On September 8, 2014, an affiliate of Concord Pacific Developments completed the post-construction purchase of the 10MW AC ‘Mighty Solar’ solar generation electricity project from an affiliate of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ-CISQ) for a purchase price of over $60 million. This follows Co...
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A&B Selected to Represent Eiffage Travaux Publics S.A.S. Aug 15, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP was selected to represent Eiffage Travaux Publics S.A.S., a large French pu... Aird & Berlis LLP was selected to represent Eiffage Travaux Publics S.A.S., a large French public company focused on the construction industry.
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Mevotech L.P. Receives Investment of Growth Capital Apr 21, 2014 Mevotech L.P. received an investment of growth capital from Penfund, a leading Canadian private e... Mevotech L.P. received an investment of growth capital from Penfund, a leading Canadian private equity firm, to help support its growth.
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A&B Acts in Formation of Skyline Retail REIT and $94M Acquisition Feb 10, 2014 A&B acted for Skyline Enterprises Management Inc. in the formation and initial acquisitions o... A&B acted for Skyline Enterprises Management Inc. in the formation and initial acquisitions of Guelph Ontario-based Skyline Retail Real Estate Investment Trust.
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A&B Expands Relationship with Post Foods Feb 03, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP has been able to maintain and expand its relationship with Post Foods. In a... Aird & Berlis LLP has been able to maintain and expand its relationship with Post Foods. In addition to assisting Ralcorp in buying Post Foods and later spinning it out to Ralcorp shareholders, we recently worked on several transactions.
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A&B Assists National RV Communities LLC in Acquisition Jan 17, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP has completed two acquisition transactions of vacation parks in Ontario for... Aird & Berlis LLP has completed two acquisition transactions of vacation parks in Ontario for National RV Communities LLC (now part of the Carefree Communities Inc.).
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A&B Assists Skyline in Significant Portfolio Acquisition May 16, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP represented Skyline Commercial REIT (Skyline) in its multi-phased acquisiti... Aird & Berlis LLP represented Skyline Commercial REIT (Skyline) in its multi-phased acquisition of 46 commercial properties from Conundrum Capital for a purchase price of approximately $242 million.
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A&B Represents Skyline International’s Acquisition of Blue Mountain Properties from Intrawest Apr 18, 2013 A&B represented Skyline International Development Inc. in connection with its acquisition and... A&B represented Skyline International Development Inc. in connection with its acquisition and financing of Intrawest ULC’s ownership and management interests in the existing commercial retail space and development lands located in Blue Mountain, a resort village near Collingwood, Ontario. The...
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A&B Represents McCordick Glove & Safety Inc. Mar 31, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP acted for a selling family group of a privately held entity for about $60mm... Aird & Berlis LLP acted for a selling family group of a privately held entity for about $60mm, to a U.S. buyer with a comprehensive pre-sale tax plan.
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A&B Acts for Integrated Grain Processors Co-Operative Inc. Mar 15, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP has acted as general Canadian legal counsel to Integrated Grain Processors ... Aird & Berlis LLP has acted as general Canadian legal counsel to Integrated Grain Processors Co-Operative Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, IGPC Ethanol Inc. The numerous areas where we have provided legal services and advice include equity organization; financing and refinancing; creatio...
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