Ian C. Michael
Ian C. Michael
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP
(416) 777-5778
(416) 863-1716
100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2001 (ON)
Ian Michael's practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions, buy-outs, and restructurings involving private equity investments and public companies and the governance and financing of aviation infrastructure consortia. He is a trusted advisor to private equity investors, entrepreneurs, boards of directors, and senior executives in a range of industries including manufacturing, aviation, real estate, biosciences, and professional services. He works extensively with international investors from the United States, Europe, and Asia in connection with their Canadian investments and acquisitions. He is recognized by Lexpert® as a leading infrastructure lawyer in Canada for his extensive work with aviation infrastructure consortia at most international airports in Canada. Ian has previously served as a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Ontario Securities Commission and as a staff secondee to the Mergers & Acquisitions team of the Corporate Finance Branch at the OSC. Ian has taught mergers & acquisitions for the securities law programs at Queen's University, Western University, and the University of Windsor. He is also a governor of St. Andrew's College.
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On Jan. 8, EHC Global announced that it had completed its sale to Prysmian Group for $130 million
A purchase agreement for the acquisition of EHC Global by Prysmian Group has recently been signed
On March 20, 2018, Vancouver Airport Fuel Facilities Corp. (VAFFC) completed a $115-million offering of 3.653 per cent amortizing Series G bonds due March 20, 2051.
On October 12, 2016, Calgary Fuel Facilities Corporation Ltd. (CFFC) completed a $90-million offering of 3.549 per cent amortizing Series A bonds due October 12, 2046.
Leyou Technologies Holdings, a Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed company, acquired 39 per cent of Digital Extremes, a video game developer based in London, Ontario, on May 20, 2016, for US$65. million.
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (NWH) and NorthWest International Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (NWI) completed a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) in which NWI and NWH combined to create a leading global diversified healthcare real estate investment trust with over $2 billion of assets.
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, acquired Pethealth Inc. on November 14, 2014. The acquisition was effected under a statutory plan of arrangement of Pethealth pursuant to which holders of Pethealth common shares received $2.79 in cash per each common share and holders of Pethealth preferred shares received $2.79 in cash per each preferred share plus all accrued and unpaid dividends up to, but excluding, the effective date of the plan of arrangement. The transaction was valued at approximately $100 million.
Summit Real Estate Investment Trust completed a new public offering 4,727,800 units at $17.45 per unit for total gross proceeds of $85,500,110.