Frank Arnone is a partner who practises in the area of securities law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. His practice emphasizes domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance & securities regulatory matters. He acts for a wide variety of issuer, underwriter and private equity clients. Recent transactions include advising Spin Master on its $130-million bought deal treasury and secondary offering and on its $253-million initial public offering of subordinate voting shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Pritzker Group on the Canadian aspects of its acquisition of PLZ Aeroscience from Olympus Partners, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, on the Canadian aspects of the sale of its investment in Vari-Form, to Crowne Group, an affiliate of Accel-KKR on its acquisition of Procure-to-Pay (P2P), Vista Equity Partners on its investment in Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, Peak Rock Capital on its acquisition and subsequent sale of Highline Produce, Centerbridge Partners on the Canadian aspects of its investment in syncreon Holdings, Public Sector Pension Investment Board on a number of acquisitions, joint ventures and financings. BComm, Queen’s University; LLB, University of Western Ontario; LLM (Securities), Osgoode Hall Law School.