Gabriella is a senior partner in the Commercial Real Estate and Corporate practices. She has extensive experience in a broad range of transactions involving commercial property such as acquisitions, dispositions, development of major real estate projects, including mixed-use properties, joint ventures, secured financings, and commercial leasing. Gabriella advises clients in diverse industries such as the renewable energy sector, the hospitality sector, the mining sector, and, more broadly, in the commercial real estate sector, including all commercial property asset types. She has represented major Canadian pension funds, Canadian and international private equity funds, and institutional investors with respect to acquisitions and dispositions of commercial property and fund investments. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada;The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Canada.
On June 22, 2018, Axium Infrastructure (Axium) and Manulife Financial Corporation (Manulife), through a special-purpose acquisition vehicle Northwestern Hydro Acquisition Co Inc., completed their acquisition of a 35% indirect equity interest in the Northwest British Columbia Hydroelectric Facilities (the Facilities) from AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas).