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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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Energy+ Closes $55 Million Offering of Unsecured Debentures Jill P. Fraser, Melanie Cole and Meredith McCann Aug 10, 2020 On August 10, 2020, Energy+ Inc. closed a $55 million offering of 2.968% senior unsecured debentu... On August 10, 2020, Energy+ Inc. closed a $55 million offering of 2.968% senior unsecured debentures due August 10, 2060.
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MediPharm Labs Completes $37.8 Million Private Placement Melanie Cole, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Meredith McCann and Aaron Collins Jun 22, 2020 MediPharm Labs Corp., a global leader in specialized, research-driven pharmaceutical-quality cann... MediPharm Labs Corp., a global leader in specialized, research-driven pharmaceutical-quality cannabis extraction, distillation and derivative products, recently completed a private placement with an institutional investor for aggregate gross proceeds of $37,822,500.
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TD Bank Leads $64 Million Syndicated Credit Facilities Jill P. Fraser and Kyle B. Plunkett Oct 23, 2019 Sangoma Technologies Inc. and Sangoma U.S. Inc. entered into a syndicated loan agreement with certain Schedule 1 banks.
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MediPharm Labs Closes $38.7 Million Credit Facility with a Leading Canadian Schedule 1 Bank Aaron Collins and Randy T. Hooke Oct 10, 2019 MediPharm Labs Corp., a global leader in cannabis extraction, distillation, purification and cannabinoid isolation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, MediPharm Labs Inc., closed a credit facility with a prominent Canadian Schedule 1 bank for an aggregate $38.7 m...
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Eve & Co Enters into Credit Facility to Fund Expansion of Its Greenhouse Production Facility Richard M. Kimel, Melanie Cole, Sean Green and Daniel Mahler Mar 19, 2019 On March 19, Eve & Co Incorporated, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Natural MedCo Ltd., entered into an $18,700,000 construction facility with Royal Bank of Canada to fund the completion of a 780,000 sq. ft. expansion of its greenhouse production facility loca...
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Management Buyout Completed of Launchlife International Inc. Stanley W. L. Freedman, Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains and Gobind Ahuja Dec 13, 2018 The management buyout of Launchlife International Inc., a North American private career college operator and franchisor, was recently completed.
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Baylin Technologies Inc. Completes Acquisition of Radio Frequency and Microwave Divisions of Advantech Wireless Inc. Richard M. Kimel, Sean Mason, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Aaron Collins, Kyle B. Plunkett, R. Grant Cansfield, Fiona Brown and Sean Green Jan 18, 2018 Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading global wireless technology company with over 39 years of experience in designing, producing and supplying innovative antennas, recently completed an acquisition of assets from the radio frequency and micro...
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Acquisition of a Privately-Held Lumber Company Aaron Collins, Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains, Jacqueline (Jack) Goslett, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur and Tyler Brent Nov 20, 2017 Aird & Berlis acted as Ontario counsel in connection with the acquisition of a privately-held regional lumber company.
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$100 Million Purchase and Servicing Agreement with Chartered Bank Jill P. Fraser May 31, 2017 As counsel to the chartered bank, Jill Fraser negotiated and structured various intercreditor and... As counsel to the chartered bank, Jill Fraser negotiated and structured various intercreditor and other priority agreements.
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$155 Million Syndicated Credit Facility for Specialty Food Distributor Jill P. Fraser and Jacqueline (Jack) Goslett May 31, 2017 Aird & Berlis represented the agent and the lenders with a team that included Jill Fraser and Jac... Aird & Berlis represented the agent and the lenders with a team that included Jill Fraser and Jacqueline Goslett.
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Leading Canadian Financial Institution Provides Financing to Alberta Condo Developer Sanjeev Mitra Apr 28, 2017 In connection with the matter, Sanj Mitra negotiated a side letter agreement for the bank regardi... In connection with the matter, Sanj Mitra negotiated a side letter agreement for the bank regarding enforcement.
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Acquisition of Private Label Credit Card Portfolio Jill P. Fraser and Kyle B. Plunkett Apr 28, 2017 Aird & Berlis represented the purchaser with a team that included Jill Fraser and Kyle Plunkett. Aird & Berlis represented the purchaser with a team that included Jill Fraser and Kyle Plunkett.
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Canadian Schedule I Bank Restructures Loan to Large Cosmetics Company Sanjeev Mitra Feb 28, 2017 On behalf of the bank, Sanj Mitra and Alyssa Gebert successfully negotiated and completed the ref... On behalf of the bank, Sanj Mitra and Alyssa Gebert successfully negotiated and completed the refinancing of the borrower.
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Canadian Schedule I Bank Assists Automotive Parts Manufacturing Companies through Refinancing Sanjeev Mitra and Kyle B. Plunkett Dec 01, 2016 Aird & Berlis advised the bank with a team that was led by Sanj Mitra and included Alyssa Gebert ... Aird & Berlis advised the bank with a team that was led by Sanj Mitra and included Alyssa Gebert and Kyle Plunkett.
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Prominent Canadian Bank Sells Portfolio of Distressed Consumer Debt Sanjeev Mitra and Jeffrey K. Merk Sep 01, 2016 Aird & Berlis represented the Schedule I bank in connection with the sale with a team that was le... Aird & Berlis represented the Schedule I bank in connection with the sale with a team that was led by Sanj Mitra and included Jeffrey Merk and Matthew Liberatore.
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$120 Million Construction and Term Financing Jill P. Fraser Jul 29, 2016 Aird & Berlis represented the financial advisor and lead arranger, as well as the syndicate of le... Aird & Berlis represented the financial advisor and lead arranger, as well as the syndicate of lenders with a team that included Jill Fraser, Aaron Silver and Anita Purushotham.
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Stern Partners Acquires Comark’s Retail Business and Assets Sam Babe Aug 20, 2015 Pacific West Commercial Corporation (Pacific West), an affiliate of Vancouver-based Stern Partners Inc. (Stern Partners), completed the acquisition of the business and assets of Comark Inc. (Comark), a leading Canadian specialty apparel retailer with over 300 stores across Canada.
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A&B Assists International Law Firm with Potential Expansion into Canada Aug 15, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP acted for an international law firm in connection with its potential expans... Aird & Berlis LLP acted for an international law firm in connection with its potential expansion into Canada when it was considering the establishment of a relationship with a law firm to be newly formed with lawyers from a failing Canadian law firm.
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