333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1989 (ON)
Partner. Leading financial services lawyer with particular expertise in structured finance, securitization, derivatives, wealth management, and the regulation of financial services market participants and products. Experience spans North American and European markets, and includes capital markets and M&A transactions. Regularly advises in relation to novel securitization transactions and programs, financial and commodity derivative transactions, public equity investments, matters of governance and regulatory compliance, the development of legislation, regulation and policy, and navigating the regulatory landscape. Clients include domestic and international regulated financial institutions, broker-dealers, securities advisers, asset managers, mortgage lenders, and financing companies as well as providers of back-office financial services and solutions, FinTech entrepreneurs, corporations, hedge funds and investment funds, federal and provincial governments, governmental agencies and crown corporations, financial services industry organizations, private family offices, and high-net-worth individuals. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1989.
Ironshore Pharmaceuticals & Development, Inc. (Ironshore), a wholly owned subsidiary of Highland Therapeutics Inc., completed a US$200-million private placement of Senior Secured Notes due 2024. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as sole placement agent for the transaction.