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Year called to bar: 1983 (ON)
Mark is a partner and senior member of the Firm’s corporate finance & securities practice and its Financial Institutions Regulatory Group. Focuses on corporate finance transactions, financial services regulation, capital markets regulation, and public company law. Advises Canadian and foreign investment banks, broker dealers, asset managers, public corporations, private equity funds and institutional investors on domestic and cross-border transactions. Past chair of the practitioners’ advisory committee to the OSC. Special counsel to the Canadian Securities Administrators on the development of SEDAR.
On September 30, 2015, Element Financial Corporation (TSX: EFN) completed its US$8.6 billion acquisition of GE Capital’s fleet management operations in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico. Element had previously acquired the Canadian operations of GE Capital’s North American fleet management business in June of 2013. With the completion of the acquisition, Element’s total assets increased to approximately C$22 billion.