Jeff's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and public company advisory matters. He advises purchasers, target companies and vendors on public and private M&A transactions, and has extensive experience in both negotiated and unsolicited transactions. He also advises issuers and underwriters on offerings of equity and debt securities and has extensive experience in domestic and cross-border initial public offerings. He regularly advises public companies on corporate governance and securities law matters. Jeff has experience in a wide range of industries, including mining, real estate, financial services, power generation and retail/consumer products. His recent representative transactions include advising Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its proposed C$3.9-billion acquisition by Choice Properties REIT and CCCC International Holding Limited in connection with its proposed C$1.51-billion acquisition of Aecon Group Inc. He is the North American regional officer of the Securities Law Committee of the International Bar Association.