Partner in the Banking and Finance, M&A and Private Equity Law Groups. Has a transactional practice that focuses on financing, M&A, private equity and restructuring. Advises borrowers, lenders and sponsors in acquisition financing, 1st and 2nd lien financings, bond issuances and restructurings. Mandates include ADVANZ PHARMA Corp (f/k/a Concordia International Corporation) US$300 million bond issuance and US$800 million and €223 million credit facilities; Brookfield Principal Credit in its US$650 million credit facility to Bumble Bee Foods; Carlyle Group in its $225 million credit facility to Empire Communities; Penfund Capital in its 2nd lien credit facility to Goodlife Fitness; Michael Budman and Don Green in the sale of a majority stake in Roots Canada to Searchlight Capital; Toys ‘R’ Us Canada in its $300 million sale to Fairfax Financial Holdings; Acasta Enterprises Inc. in its $118 million sale of JemPak Corporation to Henkel AG&Co KGaA; Kew Media Group in its acquisition of Australian Essential Quail Media Group. Recognized as a leading lawyer by various legal publications including Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR 1000 and The Best Lawyers in Canada.