333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
Partner at Goodmans. Practice encompasses all aspects of Canadian and cross-border capital markets transactions. Acts for public and private buyers, sellers, investors, boards of directors, special committees, underwriters, and financial advisors in mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance transactions, and complex reorganizations. Also advises bidders, targets, and shareholders involved in hostile takeover bids, proxy contests, appraisal remedies, and other contested situations. Recent mandates include Onex Corporation’s acquisition of WestJet Airlines Ltd., Newmont Mining’s agreement to acquire Goldcorp for US$10 billion and subsequent joint venture with Barrick Gold Corporation, AGT Food and Ingredients’ agreement to be taken private by a management and private equity consortium, and Pure Industrial REIT’s $3.8 billion acquisition by Blackstone Property Partners. Regular guest lecturer at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management teaching various topics of commercial law and is a frequent guest speaker and author on a variety of corporate and securities law issues.