199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1994 (ON); 1994 (California)
Jeffrey Singer is Chair of Stikeman Elliott, its Partnership Board and Executive Committee, where he oversees the strategic direction, managing and client service for the firm. Jeffrey previously served as the Managing Partner of the Toronto office. Jeffrey’s market leading practice is backed by over 25 years of experience in advising on Canada’s most complex and high-profile domestic and cross border transactions. With a particular focus on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital markets and private equity-related matters, Jeffrey regularly represents industry-leading clients, including banks, private capital firms, pension funds, and major corporations. Jeffrey has been repeatedly ranked as a top Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, both guides recognizing the best lawyers in Canada, and is listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Finance & Securities, Private Equity, Corporate Mid-Market, and Corporate Commercial law.
On March 1, 2018, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL), by its wholly owned subsidiary GFL Environmental Inc. 2018, completed the acquisition of Smithrite Disposal (Smirthrite) and Carney’s Waste Systems (Carney’s).
On March 1, 2016, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL), by its wholly owned subsidiary Services Matrec Inc., completed the acquisition of Enviro-Viridis Development Corporation Inc. (Enviro-Viridis) for an undisclosed amount.
On January 16, 2016, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL), by its wholly owned subsidiary GFL Excavating Corp., completed the acquisition of the Anchor Shoring Group (Anchor). The Anchor Group includes Anchor Shoring & Caissons Ltd., Banner Piling & Excavating Limited and Crown Drilling Limited.
On February 1, 2016, GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL) completed the acquisition of the Matrec solid waste division from TransForce Inc. (TSX: TFI, OTCQX: TFIFF) for $800 million. The acquisition was funded in part by the private offering of US$300 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2021 (the Note Offering) through a syndicate of broker dealers led by Credit Suisse, BMO Capital Markets and Barclays and including Scotiabank, CIBC Capital Markets, Comerica Securities, National Bank of Canada Financial Markets and Raymond James (the Dealers).
On December 17, 2015, BayBridge Seniors Housing Inc. (BayBridge), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, completed the acquisition of Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (Amica) pursuant to a statutory plan of arrangement under the CBCA for approximately $1 billion, including debt assumed.
Ventas Canada Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ventas, Inc., completed a private placement of $400 million of 3.00 per cent senior notes due 2019 and $250 million of 4.125 per cent senior notes due 2024.
On February 13, 2007, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. through their indirect wholly owned subsidiary HCP Acquisition Inc. (together, Harbinger) acquired all of the outstanding trust units of Calpine Power Income Fund (the fund) it did not already own at a price of $13.00 per trust unit for total consideration of approximately $760 million.