Represented Grant Thornton Limited in its capacity as the Court-Appointed Receiver and Manager of the Crystal Wealth Group, including a Portfolio Manager and 15 open-ended mutual fund trusts, following the Receiver’s appointment upon a Securities Act application brought by the Ontario Securities Commission.
Represented a group of unsecured trade creditors defending an oppression remedy action brought by the Monitor in connection within the CCAA proceedings of Urbancorp (Cumberland) GP 2 Inc., et al.
Represented the purchaser of an import, distribution and wholesale toy business on the completion of a $5.6 million purchase, as well as the associated acquisition and operating financing of that business by a Schedule I Bank.
Represented the shareholder vendors of Phase 4 Films group of companies, a leading full service independent studio in the United States and Canada, in connection with the share sale transaction with Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO), a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content.
Retained by the debentureholders of Pinetree Capital, a TSX listed company, in connection with the restructuring of Pinetree's debentureholder debt.
Retained by Grant Thornton Limited, in its capacity as court-appointed monitor, receiver and manager and trustee in bankruptcy in the insolvency proceedings commenced by Redstone Investment Corporation and Redstone Capital Corporation under the CCAA.
Retained by BDO Canada Limited, in its capacity as court-appointed monitor of BioExx Specialty Proteins Ltd. and BioExx Proteins of Saskatoon Inc. regarding their filing under the CCAA.
Retained to act on behalf of Vanguard Shipping in connection with its filing under the CCAA.
Retained to act for the landlord of 220 locations of Priszm Brands in connection with Priszm’s filing under the CCAA.
Retained by Extreme Fitness and its primary shareholder, a New York based hedge fund, in connection with Extreme’s filing under the CCAA.
Retained by various mortgage investment corporations in connection with the CCAA proceedings of Edgeworth Properties.
Retained by Ernst & Young Inc. in its capacity as monitor appointed in the CCAA proceeding of Farley WinDoor Ltd.
Retained by Buck or Two (formal name - Extreme Retail) in connection with its filing under the CCAA.
Retained by BDO Dunwoody, the Monitor appointed in connection with the CCAA filing of Burlington Industries.
Retained by an ad hoc committee of the unsecured noteholders of Frontera Copper Corporation in connection with Frontera’s recapitalization and plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Retained as independent counsel to Starfield Resources’ board of directors in connection with Starfield’s filing under the proposal provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada).
Retained by the Noteholders of Blue Note Mining in connection with Blue Note’s filing under the CCAA.
Retained to act for the DIP lenders in connection with Slater Steel’s CCAA proceeding.
Retained by a large automotive parts manufacturer in connection with its reorganization under the CCAA and Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
Many ongoing mandates from various banking clients, including Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and Business Development Bank of Canada.