199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Jake has a top tier M&A and commercial practice and advises domestic and international clients on domestic and cross-border deals and complex commercial arrangements. Jake's primary area of focus is financial services, and has advised on deals and collaborations in the following industry sectors: banking, credit cards/payments, loyalty, insurance distribution and manufacturing, wealth management and mutual funds and has worked on some of the largest Canadian deals in these sectors. He also regularly advises private equity clients on technology deals and also advises clients in the consumer goods, pharma, manufacturing and gaming sectors.
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.