22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1982 (ON)
Partner in and former Group Head of BLG’s Corporate and Capital Markets practice. Practises corporate and commercial law with particular emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, commercial transactions, and public and private company advice. Counsel to private and public companies, both domestic and foreign, and their shareholders advising on all aspects of corporate, securities, and commercial laws, including corporate governance matters, directors’ obligations and shareholders’ rights. Acts for vendors, purchasers, and other stakeholders in connection with divestitures and acquisitions. Member of Canadian Bar Association. Past Director of Upper Lakes Group Inc. and Caradon Limited, formerly Indal Limited (a diversified building products manufacturing company). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1982.
On April 1, 2016, Corus Entertainment Inc. acquired the business of Shaw Media Inc. from Shaw Communications Inc. This acquisition more than doubled Corus’ size, creating a combined portfolio of brands that encompass 45 specialty television services, including leading women and lifestyle, kids, family and general entertainment brands; 15 conventional television channels; 39 radio stations; a global content business; book publishing; and a growing portfolio of digital assets.