22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1997 (ON)
Partner and member of BLG’s Corporate Commercial Group. Experienced corporate and business transactions lawyer and trusted legal advisor to his clients. Practises corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on domestic and cross-border M&A and divestitures, private equity and venture capital investments, joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, and finance. Represents Canadian and foreign public and private companies, financial institutions, and private equity sponsors. Clients range from emerging companies to market leaders operating across a broad spectrum of industries including technology, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, food, energy, life sciences, health care, and retail. Thoroughly familiar with the business and legal challenges regularly faced by emerging and established technology companies. Member of the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, and American Bar Association. Frequent speaker at conferences and a former Adjunct Professor at Western University Law School (Advanced M&A). Graduated from Faculty of Law – Queen’s University (1995) and Department of Mechanical Engineering – University of Toronto (1989). Admitted to the Ontario Bar (1997).
By way of Plan of Arrangement, West Cove Ventures, an affiliate of Warburg Pincus, acquired a majority interest in the parent company of The Grand Ho Tram Strip, a hotel and casino resort located in Vietnam
On October 19, 2016, Tender Choice Foods Inc. and its affiliate (“Tender Choice”), a leading Burlington, Ont.-based processor specializing in the processing, packing and distribution of meat products completed the sale of substantially all of the assets and food processing business of Tender Choice to Blue Goose Pure Capital Corp.