199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007 (ON)
Kevin Smyth is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Capital Markets and Securities Groups. His practice focuses on business law, with a particular emphasis on mergers & acquisitions (both private and public), corporate finance, corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. Kevin has significant experience representing Canadian and US private equity firms on M&A transactions and strategic investments across a range of industries, including technology, food services, diversified and mining. He has also acted for sponsors and sophisticated investors in connection with the establishment of several Canadian private equity funds. Kevin regularly advises Canadian public companies and leading investment banks on complex capital markets transactions, including acquisition financings, IPOs, private placements and business combinations. In addition to his practice, Kevin is a member of the Students’ Committee in the Toronto office. Kevin is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association.
On February 27, 2015, Calgary-based Newalta Corporation (Newalta) completed the sale of its Industrial Division to Revolution Acquisition LP (Revolution), a subsidiary of Toronto-based Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc. (Birch Hill), for cash proceeds of $300 million. The Industrial Division is comprised of several business streams including major facilities and assets located across Canada. The sale creates a new stand-alone company, Terrapure Environmental, which has its headquarters in Burlington, Ontario.