40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1995
Kristin Taylor serves as Managing Partner of Cassels. Kristin provides practical and strategic advice to employers on a wide range of employment matters including employee hiring, discipline and termination; severance packages; corporate restructuring; employment agreements and policies; certification applications; privacy and AODA compliance; and mergers & acquisitions, employment standards, and human rights issues. Kristin regularly represents employers in court in wrongful dismissal actions, severance pay class actions, restrictive covenant disputes and injunctions, in grievance arbitrations and collective bargaining; and before various administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, and labour relations boards. She also conducts supervisory development and harassment prevention training to proactively prevent workplace disputes. Kristin is called to the Bar in Ontario (1995) and New Brunswick (2000).
On November 17, 2017, U.S. Concrete, Inc. (U.S. Concrete) completed its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Polaris Materials Corp. (Polaris) by way of a court-approved plan of arrangement. The
Antofagasta plc, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antofagasta Investment Company Limited, acquired Duluth Metals Limited by way of a plan of arrangement at a price of $0.45 per share, for total cash consideration of approximately $52.8 million. Immediately following the acquisition, Antofagasta funded the purchase of $30-million aggregate principal amount convertible debentures, being all of Duluth’s outstanding convertible debentures.
Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. (Campari) acquired Forty Creek Distillery Ltd., a leading independently owned spirits company in Canada, the producer of the award winning Forty Creek range of premium and fast growing Canadian whiskies.