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Aird & Berlis Secures Preservation Order Over Shares Held by the CEO of Facedrive Inc. Timothy J. Hill, Max Muñoz, Amelia McLeod, Jose Garcia-Bonilla and Thomas A. Fenton Nov 05, 2021 Aird & Berlis represents two individual plaintiffs who are former business partners of Suman Push... Aird & Berlis represents two individual plaintiffs who are former business partners of Suman Pushparajah, currently the CEO of Facedrive Inc.
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Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. Completes $14.8 Million Private Placement Richard M. Kimel and Sean Green Oct 29, 2021 Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products ... Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, completed a brokered private placement of 11,183,990 common shares at a price of $1.32 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $14.8 ...
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Baylin Technologies Inc. Completes $15 Million Private Placement Richard M. Kimel, Adria Leung Lim, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur and Meredith McCann Oct 26, 2021 Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading, diversified, global technology company, recently completed a... Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading, diversified, global technology company, recently completed a private placement offering of 17,648,000 common shares at a price of $0.85 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $15 million.
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Haywood Securities Inc. Leads Syndicated Private Placement for MineHub Technologies Richard M. Kimel, Marek Lorenc, Russell J. Sanders and Meredith McCann Sep 07, 2021 Represented Haywood Securities Inc. and a syndicate of agents in connection with the $10.1 millio... Represented Haywood Securities Inc. and a syndicate of agents in connection with the $10.1 million subscription receipt financing of MineHub Technologies Inc. and related go-public transaction on the TSX Venture Exchange.
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EQ Inc. Acquires Paymi Steven L. Graff, Jeffrey K. Merk, Russell J. Sanders, Meredith McCann and Ryan Cohen Jul 05, 2021 EQ Inc., a leader in geospatial data and artificial intelligence driven software has acquired all... EQ Inc., a leader in geospatial data and artificial intelligence driven software has acquired all of the shares of Integrated Rewards Inc., and its consumer-facing application Paymi.com.
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Spectra7 Microsystems Closes $6.3 Million Private Placement Richard M. Kimel, Russell J. Sanders and Sean Green Jun 11, 2021 Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products ... Spectra7 Microsystems Inc., a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, completed a brokered private placement led by Cormark Securities Inc. and a non-brokered private placement, collectively consisting of 211,157,035 units for gross p...
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First Gulf and STACK INFRASTRUCTURE Partner on New Data Centre in Toronto Leonard Baranek, Sean Mason and Barbara Worndl May 06, 2021 First Gulf, a leader in Canadian development and construction, has partnered with STACK INFRASTRU... First Gulf, a leader in Canadian development and construction, has partnered with STACK INFRASTRUCTURE, a U.S. digital infrastructure company, to develop a 56 MW data centre campus on a 19-acre site located at 3650 Danforth Avenue in Toronto, Ontario. The development site, which will...
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goeasy Ltd. Acquires LendCare for $320 Million Donald L. West, Jill P. Fraser, David Malach and Barbara Worndl May 04, 2021 On April 30, 2021, goeasy Ltd. (TSX: GSY), a full-service provider of goods and alternative finan... On April 30, 2021, goeasy Ltd. (TSX: GSY), a full-service provider of goods and alternative financial services, completed its acquisition of LendCare Holdings Inc., a Canadian point-of-sale consumer finance and technology company, from LendCare’s founders and CIVC Partners for $320 million
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EQ Inc. Closes Overnight Marketed Public Offering of Common Shares Jeffrey K. Merk, Russell J. Sanders, Alicia McKeag, Meredith McCann and Francesco Gucciardo Feb 19, 2021 EQ Inc. (TSX-V: EQ) (the “Company”), a leader in geospatial data and artificial intelligence driv... EQ Inc. (TSX-V: EQ) (the “Company”), a leader in geospatial data and artificial intelligence driven software, closed its previously announced overnight marketed offering of an aggregate of 7,187,500 common shares in the capital of the Company at a price of C$1.60 per Offered Security for to...
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Baylin Technologies Inc. Completes $5 Million Private Placement Richard M. Kimel, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur and Meredith McCann Dec 15, 2020 Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading, diversified, global technology company, recently completed a... Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading, diversified, global technology company, recently completed a private placement offering of 6,666,700 units at a price of $0.75 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $5 million.
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1Password Completes a US$200-Million Series A Round Steven Kelman, David Takenaka, Paige Backman and Barbara Worndl Dec 16, 2019 1Password, a leading password manager and digital vault, completed a US$200-million Series A Round led by Accel, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
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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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Fluent, Inc. Completes Acquisition of AdParlor Holdings, Inc. Peter K. Czegledy, Francesco Gucciardo, Barbra H. Miller, Sam Billard, Ken Clark, John J. Longo, Stephen Zolf and Saam Nainifard Jul 03, 2019 Fluent, Inc. (“Fluent”), a leading data-driven performance marketing company, signed a definitive agreement to acquire AdParlor Holdings, Inc. ("AdParlor") and its group of companies.
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Baylin Technologies Inc. Completes $40.25 Million Bought Deal Offering and Acquisition of Alga Microwave Inc. Richard M. Kimel, Sherri M. Altshuler, Sean Mason, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur, Aaron Collins, Kyle B. Plunkett, Francesco Gucciardo and Stacey Blydorp Jul 18, 2018 Baylin Technologies Inc., a diversified leading global wireless technology management company, recently completed a $40.25 million bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and 6.5% extendible convertible unsecured debentures and the rel...
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Microsoft Reaches Settlement as Part of Nortel Networks Global Settlement Peter K. Czegledy and Harry M. Fogul Feb 22, 2018 Microsoft Corporation reached a significant settlement with Nortel Networks Corporation after insolvency proceedings, which took over nine years. The Nortel proceedings, which involved the largest insolvency in Canadian history, included a joint trial held before the Ontario Court of...
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Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. Completes $15.3 Million Bought Deal Offering Richard M. Kimel, Sherri M. Altshuler, Liam Tracey-Raymont, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur and Barbara Worndl Jan 18, 2018 Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. , a leading provider of high-performance analog semiconductor products for broadband connectivity markets, recently completed a $15.3 million bought deal public offering of units.
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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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Baylin Technologies Inc. Completes $19.8 Million Bought Deal Offering Richard M. Kimel, Sherri M. Altshuler, Amy Marcen-Gaudaur and Francesco Gucciardo Nov 30, 2017 Baylin Technologies Inc., a leading global wireless technology company with over 39 years of experience in designing, producing and supplying innovative antennas, completed a $19.8 million bought deal public offering of common shares.
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A&B Advises Canadian FinTech Company Tony Gioia, Jeffrey K. Merk and Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains Nov 20, 2017 Aird & Berlis 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. Aird & Berlis’ team included Tony Gioia, Jeffrey Merk and Aaron Bains.
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Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. Completes $8.75 Million Bought Deal Special Warrant Offering May 04, 2015 Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. recently completed its $8.75 million bought deal private placement of 12,494,765 special warrants at a price of $0.70 per special warrant and subsequent qualification of the underlying units by way of short form prospectus.
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Mr. X Inc. Sold to Technicolor Jun 10, 2014 On June 10, 2014, Mr. X Inc., a digital studio specializing in feature film animation and visual ... On June 10, 2014, Mr. X Inc., a digital studio specializing in feature film animation and visual effects, was purchased by a Canadian subsidiary of Technicolor S.A., a worldwide media and entertainment technology leader.
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