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Partner. Specializes in corporate finance, M&A, securities law, private equity and restructurings of public companies. Has represented a broad range of clients on domestic and international M&A transactions of all sizes. Provides advice to special committees involved in M&A and other related party transactions. Acts for both issuers and underwriters in connection with private placements, IPOs and follow-on offerings. Has also advised issuers and bondholders in connection with restructurings of public companies. Advises Canadian public companies and income funds in connection with ongoing securities compliance and corporate governance matters. Has established private equity and venture capital funds and advised lead investors. Representative transactions include: the sale of Prime Restaurants to Fairfax Financial Holdings, Counsel Corporation's purchase of Street Capital, Morneau Shepell's acquisition of Shepell•fgi; Famous Players movie business’s acquisition by Cineplex Entertainment; the sale of Renée’s Gourmet Foods to H.J. Heinz Company of Canada; the IPOs of Morneau Sobeco, Cineplex Galaxy and Somerset Entertainment income funds; and the restructurings of Compton Petroleum, Tembec, Ainsworth Lumber and Frontera Copper. Co-heads one of the firm’s business law groups.
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