Partner in McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Business Law group and leader of the firm’s Vancouver Tax group. Experienced in navigating clients through complex transactional matters in Canada and across borders and in providing practical, business-oriented advice. Practice focuses on the tax aspects of mergers & acquisitions, corporate structures and reorganizations, capital markets, and corporate finance. In her tax planning practice, she works with businesses of all sizes, across a number of industry sectors including public and private companies, private equity, and institutional investors. Has presented and published numerous papers for various publications and conferences, including the Canadian Tax Foundation and International Fiscal Association. Was named a 2019 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40. Was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2009 and British Columbia in 2019.
On October 1, 2015, Stericycle, Inc. completed its US$2.3 billion acquisition of Shred-it International, the global leader in secure information destruction services. The transaction was financed by Stericycle through a combination of senior unsecured debt consisting of a term loan credit facility, private placement notes and a public offering of mandatory convertible preferred stock represented by depositary shares. The term loan credit facility was provided by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs & Co, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC and other lenders. The mandatory convertible preferred stock offering was underwritten by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Goldman, Sachs & Co, and J.P. Morgan.