199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
David McCarthy is a partner in the Corporate Group. His practice focuses on corporate and commercial areas, specializing in mergers & acquisitions. A seasoned lawyer with over 30 years of experience, David has been involved both in Canada and internationally, in acquisitions and dispositions, corporate reorganizations, preparation and negotiation of agreements for the sale of goods and services, shareholder matters, and other commercial contracts. David is sought out for his extensive experience advising companies, their boards of directors, and shareholders on complex corporate governance matters. David has counselled domestic and multinational corporations in a variety of industries including food processing, financial services, transportation, manufacturing, and distribution. More recently, he has acted for companies involved in fields as varied as retailing, gaming, internet-related activities, mining, and waste collection, and has advised clients with entertainment and sports law matters. David previously served on the Partnership Board (2018–2021) and Management Committee (2002–2008). He was Head of the Corporate Department in the Toronto office (2003–2014), and he was Head of the Toronto office Finance Committee (2014–2016).
On December 1, 2017, Canopy Growth Corp. (Canopy Growth), Green House Holdings North America Inc. (Green House) and its affiliate in the Netherlands, GHSC Trading B.V., National Concessions Group Inc. (Organa Brands) entered into a collaborative joint venture. Together, these three companies comprise the most successful global cannabis businesses.
On January 26, 2017, Aritzia Inc. (“Aritzia” or the “Company”) completed its secondary offering of 20,100,000 subordinate voting shares (the “Shares”) for a price of $17.45 per share (the “Offering Price”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $350,745,000 (the “Offering”).