100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON)
Adrian practises commercial transaction law with an emphasis on acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of real estate. Adrian also advises clients concerning land transfer tax matters. Adrian advises renewable energy firms on the assembly of land rights and financing of wind, hydro and solar power projects. Adrian also advises pipeline and electricity transmission companies with respect to easements, claims, permit requirements, acquisitions and related matters. In addition, he has presented and written for numerous organizations, including the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario), Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Insight, The Prospector, LexisNexis, Law Society of Ontario and the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program and has also been a Bar Admission Course instructor.
Blackstone Property Partners and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, completed their all-cash acquisition of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (PIRET) for $8.10 per unit in a transaction valued at $3.8 billion including debt. Affiliates of Blackstone Property Partners and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. acquired 62% and 38% of PIRET, respectively.
On December 20, 2017, Axium Infrastructure Inc. (Axium), through a special-purpose acquisition vehicle Axium Infinity Solar LP, and TransCanada Energy Ltd. (TransCanada) completed its acquisition of TransCanada’s Ontario solar portfolio, consisting of eight facilities with a total generating capacity of 105 MW (DC). All eight facilities operate under 20-year power purchase agreements with the Independent Electricity System Operator. The aggregate purchase price was approximately $540 million.
On April 13, 2017, Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power or the Company) (TSX: CPX) announced that it had successfully completed the acquisition of Veresen Inc.’s two gas-fired generation facilities in Ontario, consisting of the 84 MW East Windsor Cogeneration Centre and a 50 per cent interest in the 400 MW York Energy Centre.
On March 6, 2015, a landlord group led by Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Oxford Properties Group completed a transaction involving the termination of leases at 11 properties that had previously been leased by Target Canada Co. (Target), owner and operator of shopping centers, and a unit of Target Corp., for $138 million.