Lisa practises in all areas of financial services with expertise in banking, structured finance, and derivatives. Lisa is an experienced transactional lawyer who is recognized for her perspective and creativity in solving problems for her clients. She brings to the table a wealth of practical knowledge from being involved in some of the most complex and dynamic transactions of the last decade in the Canadian structured finance market. Lisa speaks and writes extensively in Canada and internationally about the derivatives industry and cross-border financings. She is a board member of the Finance Advisory Board for Practical Law – Canada, established by Carswell. Lisa is consistently recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, TheBest Lawyers in Canada, and IFLR1000.
On April 2, 2019, an investor consortium comprised of Anamered Investments Inc., ANTA Sports Limited, FountainVest Partners and Tencent Holdings Limited completed its acquisition of substantially all of the outstanding securities of Amer Sports Corporation for approximately €5 billion in a tender offer on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.
On October 17, 2017, Coeur Mining, Inc. (Coeur), a public gold and silver company listed on the New York Stock Exchange acquired all of the outstanding shares of JDS Silver Holdings Ltd. (JDS Silver), a private British Columbia silver mining company, for aggregate consideration of up to US$250 million pursuant to a plan of arrangement.
Gibraltar Growth Corp. (TSX: GBG.A, GBG.WT) (Gibraltar Growth), a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), completed its qualifying acquisition of 100 per cent of all the issued and outstanding shares of Montréal-based LXR Produits de Luxe Internationale Inc. (LXR) for an aggregate purchase price of $82.5 million.
Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) acquired all of the outstanding shares of Toronto-based DH Corp. (TSX: DH) (“D+H”), a leading provider of technology solutions to financial institutions globally, by way of a plan of arrangement for $25.50 per share in cash, for a total enterprise value of approximately $4.8 billion, including the assumption of D+H’s debt.