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Year called to bar: 2007 (ON)
Jonah Mann is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets Groups. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. Jonah regularly acts for Canadian public companies and leading investment banks on complex capital markets transactions including IPOs, acquisition financing, cross-border offerings, takeover bids and business combinations. Jonah is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and Law Society of Ontario. Jonah is the Winner of theAmericas Top 50 Rising Star Award, Americas M&A Atlas Awards 2019. Jonah is recognized in International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2021 as Highly Regarded in Capital Markets: Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory 2021 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Finance & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Corporate Commercial Law. He previously taught Corporate Finance Law at the University of Western Ontario as a member of the adjunct faculty and has also taught sessions on Public Control Transactions at Osgoode Hall Law School.
On December 6, 2017, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) completed the US$500 million equity investment by Rhône Capital (Rhône) in the form of 8-year mandatory convertible preferred shares, the sale of the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Flagship Building to WeWork in a transaction valued at US$850 million, and a series of strategic transactions, including agreements to lease retail space within select HBC department stores.
On July 7, 2017, Shutterstock, Inc. (Shutterstock), through an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary, acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of FlashStock Technology Inc. (FlashStock) for a purchase price of approximately US$50 million, subject to customary adjustments.
On January 26, 2017, Aritzia Inc. (“Aritzia” or the “Company”) completed its secondary offering of 20,100,000 subordinate voting shares (the “Shares”) for a price of $17.45 per share (the “Offering Price”) for aggregate gross proceeds of $350,745,000 (the “Offering”).
In the culmination of a complex cross-border bankruptcy sales and auction process, on February 28, 2017, Performance Sports Group Ltd. (PSG) announced the completion of the sale of substantially all of its assets to an investor group led by Sagard Holdings Inc. (Sagard) and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (Fairfax) for US$575 million, subject to certain adjustments, and the assumption of related operating liabilities.
Fortis Inc. acquired all of the outstanding shares of UNS Energy Corporation for an aggregate purchase price of approximately US$4.5 billion, including the assumption of approximately US$2 billion of debt. The acquisition was financed by a US$2-billion non-revolving acquisition term credit facilities and a US$1.8 billion offering of convertible subordinated debentures represented by instalment receipts. The offering consisted of a bought deal public offering of approximately US$1.6 billion and a concurrent private placement of approximately US$200 million.
The current owners of Canada's largest off-airport and only national car park company, Park'N Fly, completed the sale of their parking business assets, including all real estate used in connection with the business located in Montreal; Ottawa; Toronto; Edmonton and Vancouver, along with goodwill and other operating assets, to a joint venture led by Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited, both companies whose shares are traded on the stock exchange of Hong Kong, each owning a 50 per cent interest.