William Fung

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2356
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: [email protected]

Will's primary focus is on corporate finance transactions and public mergers & acquisitions, from public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities on behalf of issuers, dealers and strategic investors, to takeover bids, merger transactions and proxy battles on behalf of offerors, targets, activist investors and special committees. In particular, he has significant experience with domestic and cross-border REITs, REOCs, income funds and mutual fund corporations. Will also regularly advises issuers and other market participants on corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters. He is a member of the Hong Kong Canada Business Association. Recent representative matters include: Starlight US Multi-Family Core Fund in connection with its $1.4b sale to Tricon Capital in June 2019; WPT Industrial REIT in connection with its bought deal REIT unit treasury offerings totaling US$220m in 2019; R&R REIT in connection with its related party acquisition of 8 US hotels for US$52m in September 2019; and H&R REIT in connection with its unwind of its stapled unit structure with H&R Finance Trust in October 2018.

Year Called to the Bar:1992 (ON)
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