David’s practice focuses primarily on mergers & acquisitions, private equity and corporate law. David provides strategic advice on many of Canada's largest and most complex asset and share transactions. He has extensive experience working with Canada's top foreign investment and competition law team in connection with complex regulated transactions. David also regularly advises foreign companies on establishing and structuring their Canadian operations. David serves on the board of directors of several corporations, advises not-for-profit organizations and is actively involved in pro bono work. He also serves as co-Chair of the Blakes Legal Personnel Committee. Recent transactions include advising CI Financial on its $780-million purchase of Sentry Investments; Siemens on its US$200-million purchase of Epocal from Alere; StructureTone on its acquisition of Govan Brown; KPS Capital on its US$425-million purchase of TaylorMade Golf from Adidas; and Gauge Capital on its acquisition of eDynamic Learning.