199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Jake advises domestic and international clients, both public and private, on a full range of business matters, including cross-border and Canadian mergers & acquisitions. Jake's primary area of focus is financial services, including banking, credit cards, brokerages, insurance, mutual funds, and wealth management, and has worked on some of the largest Canadian deals in these sectors. He also advises clients in the consumer goods, information technology, and manufacturing sectors. Jake regularly participates in panels on the topic of innovation in the financial services space.
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, acquired the holding company of The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada and Standard Life Investments Inc. from Standard Life plc in consideration for a payment of CAD$4 billion in cash.