199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2005
Andrew practices income tax law, with a focus on domestic and cross-border planning for mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, capital markets transactions and investment funds. He regularly advises on complex transformational transactions for public and private companies, and is a trusted Canadian tax advisor to domestic and foreign clients alike. Andrew is particularly well known for his expertise in matters involving REITs and other real estate investment vehicles, linked notes and other structured products, and tax insurance. His practice also includes advising clients on tax disputes, including audits and appeals at all levels. Andrew is the Regional Vice-Chair, North America for the Lex Mundi Tax Practice Group.
On July 27, 2010, H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (“H&R REIT”) completed a bought deal financing pursuant to which it issued $100,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 5.90 per cent Series D convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due June 30, 2020.
On May 9, 2007, H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (H&R REIT) completed a bought deal financing pursuant to which it issued approximately 8.86 million trust units, including 0.86 million trust units issued pursuant to an over-allotment option, for total gross proceeds of approximately $224.2 million.