333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1998 (ON)
Practice focuses on commercial real estate law, including acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, property development, and commercial leasing. Extensive experience with financing transactions, acting for both borrowers and lenders, including land development and construction loans, acquisition facilities, operating facilities, mezzanine financings, and long-term financing transactions. Clients recently represented include Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Menkes Developments, Tricon Lifestyle Rentals, and Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation. Recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada (commercial leasing law and real estate law), The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (property development), and The Legal 500 Canada (real estate and construction law);peer review recognized as notable for his real estate law practice by Martindale-Hubbell. Graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School (Gold Medallist) in 1996. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1998.
On January 3, 2017, Acasta Enterprises Inc. (“Acasta”) completed its $1.2-billion qualifying acquisition of Apollo Health & Beauty Care Partnership (“Apollo”) and JemPak Corporation (“JemPak”), two of North America’s leading private-label consumer staples businesses, and Stellwagen Group (“Stellwagen”), a best-in-class commercial aviation finance advisory and asset management business, based in Ireland and the United States. Concurrent with closing, Acasta completed ...