Advised Venture Capital Firm on its initial and follow on investments in clean tech businesses in Ontario, Quebec and Alberta.
Regularly advise a U.S. Bank on its loan and warrant arrangements with emerging and high growth companies across Canada.
Advised a European Venture Finance Lender on its loan transaction with a global technology driven tourism firm with operations in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
Represented Launchlife International Inc., a North American private career college operator and franchisor, on a management buyout. Simultaneously with the management buyout, advised Launchlife on the closing of a financing and assisted with the acquisition of Pitman Training Group Limited, a United Kingdom-based operator and franchisor of career colleges.
Represented Morgan Stanley in Canada in connection with an initial US$200 million private placement and subsequent private placements of Senior Secured Notes of Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Therapeutics Inc.
Represented the controlling shareholder of Bullfrog Power in its divestment to Spark Power Corp.
Advised the investment team of a family office on the acquisition of a North American furniture and cabinet design and manufacturing company, with operations in Ontario, Illinois, Indiana and North Carolina. The purchase involved the simultaneous closing of a credit facility with a major Canadian bank, which included a term loan and multiple asset based revolving credit facilities.
Advised a high growth lumber company on the acquisition of a privately-held regional lumber company. The transaction involved the simultaneous closing of a large credit facility with a major Canadian bank, which included a term loan and an asset based revolving credit facility.
Represented a large Canadian FinTech company in connection with the replacement and increase of its existing credit facility with a New York-based private equity fund.
Represented Trevali Mining Corporation (TSX:TV) in connection with the acquisition of a portfolio of zinc assets, including an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia and a 90% interest in the Perkoa mine in Burkina Faso, for an aggregate purchase price of US$417.86 million.
Acted for shareholders of Fleetwood Metal Industries Inc., a successful Tier 1 automotive metal stamping, welding and assembly business with facilities in Ontario and Alabama, recently announced the completion of its sale to Milestone Partners, a U.S.-based private equity.