925 West Georgia St, Suite 1600, Cathedral Pl, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1987 (BC)
David practises primarily in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance & securities law. He has extensive experience focused on advising private and public company clients on transactional and general corporate commercial matters, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, and corporate governance issues. Major transactional work includes the sale and purchase of large-scale manufacturing and processing operations and businesses; multi-jurisdictional structured sale transactions; private equity and venture capital investments; convertible debt financings; early stage financings; and corporate restructuring transactions and proceedings. He works with clients at all stages of development, from senior public companies to start-ups and entrepreneurs, and represents clients across a variety of industries, including forestry, services, and technology. He is recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada for Corporate Law and M&A Law and was named their Vancouver Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Law (2019) and M&A Law (2021). He is recognized by Chambers Canada for his Corporate/Commercial and Forestry expertise. He is called to the British Columbia Bar (1987). David is a regular lecturer on business law matters and contributor to continuing legal education publications.
Kilmer Van Nostrand Co. Limited, Manulife Capital Inc. and BMO Capital Partners, among others, teamed up to acquire the assets and undertaking of English Bay Batter (2014) Ltd. The acquisition, the amount of which was undisclosed, was effected through a newly-formed limited partnership, English Bay Batter L.P.