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Year called to bar: 1986 (ON)
Member and former practice group leader of the firm’s Capital Markets Group. Member of the Mergers & Acquisitions/Private Equity, Energy and Cannabis Groups. Margaret has significant expertise in corporate governance, investments for financial institutions and pension plans, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, public financings, acquisition financings, private placements, proxy solicitations, corporate reorganizations and general corporate work. She advises public and private companies across a variety of sectors. Her experience includes acting as counsel to one of Canada's largest gas distribution utilities, one of Canada's largest pension plans, various real estate sector participants and large governmental and quasi-governmental not-for-profit entities. Margaret regularly advises the boards of directors of public companies on corporate governance and other matters. Recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert®Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Holds an Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation.
Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX:AP.UN) has closed its previously announced offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of series D senior unsecured debentures (the “Debentures”).
On March 7, 2019, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied Properties REIT”) completed a public offering of 4,968,000 units (inclusive of 648,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the underwriters’ over-allotment option) at a price of $46.30 per unit for gross proceeds of just over $230 million. The units were offered on a bought deal basis by a syndicate of underwriters led by Scotiabank, RBC Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs Canada Inc.
Mettrum Health Corp. (Mettrum) completed the sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Canopy Growth Corporation (Canopy) by plan of arrangement, whereby Mettrum shareholders received 0.7132 common shares of Canopy for each Mettrum common share held, representing consideration of $8.42 per common share and a total transaction value of approximately $430 million, based on the respective closing prices prior to announcement of the transaction.
On August 19, 2016, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“Allied Properties REIT”) completed a public offering of 6,089,250 units (inclusive of 794,250 units issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the underwriters’ over-allotment option) at a price of $37.80 per unit for gross proceeds of just over $230 million.