100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999
Adam Kalbfleisch's practice encompasses a wide range of competition/antitrust, foreign investment review and regulatory matters. Adam is recognized as a leading competition lawyer in the most recent editions of Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada and in The Legal 500 – Canada as a "Next Generation Partner". He regularly advises both domestic and foreign clients engaged in mergers, joint ventures and other forms of strategic alliances in connection with the notification and clearance provisions of the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act (ICA). Adam is an expert in National Security reviews under the ICA and has guided clients, including several state-owned enterprises (SOEs) through the full national security review process. He is an active member of the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association and was the chair of the 2014 Annual Competition Law Fall Conference of the CBA. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Competition Law Policy Task Force, the Chair of the Icelandic Canadian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) and the Honorary Consul General for Iceland (Toronto).
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“DHC”) completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Dash 8 aircraft program from Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) for gross proceeds of approximately US$300 million
Centerra Gold Inc. (Centerra) and Premier Gold Mines Limited (Premier) entered into a 50/50 limited partnership for the joint exploration and development of Premier’s Trans-Canada Property in Northern Ontario. Under the terms of the joint venture agreements, Centerra will contribute up to $300 million in cash to the limited partnership in consideration for its 50 per cent interest in the limited partnership, while Premier will contribute all property, assets and rights it holds in respect of the Trans-Canada Property to the limited partnership in consideration for its 50 per cent interest in the limited partnership.
NIBE Industrier AB (publ) of Sweden acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of WaterFurnace Renewable Energy, Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act, for cash consideration of around $378 million.