333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
Partner. Heads Goodmans’ Energy Group. Practises corporate/commercial law with a focus on M&A and energy. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for his expertise in M&A, corporate/commercial law, and energy law and by Lexpert® as one of Canada’s leading energy lawyers. Represented owners/developers of renewable energy projects throughout the world, acting on the acquisition, structuring, and financing of projects in India, Japan, Jordan, UK, USA, Australia, and Canada. Acted for AMP Solar Group in connection with the $450M investment recently made by the Carlyle Group; the Province of Ontario in connection with financial support provided to GM, Chrysler, Stelco, and Algoma Steel; for Keg Restaurants Ltd. on its acquisition by Recipe; for Cineplex Entertainment on its acquisitions of Famous Players, Empire Theatres, and several other media companies; for several Ontario municipalities on the sale or merger of their electricity utilities, including for the City of Mississauga on the merger between its utility Enersource and PowerStream and Horizon Utilities; and for Brookfield on its acquisition of Enwave Energy and for Enwave on its acquisition of Veresen Energy; and for OMERS Sponsors Corporation, governing body of the OMERS pension plan, on its establishment and organization.