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Year called to bar: 1987 (ON)
Philippe Tardif is partner in BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Group in Toronto. Philippe's practice focuses on corporate finance, with an emphasis on public and private equity and debt financings including cross-border financings, mergers & acquisitions involving public companies, and corporate governance matters including board and special committee advisory roles. His industry experience includes energy and mining. He is a member of the Securities Law Committee, International Bar Association. Recognized in The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada,IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, and Lexpert Special Edition — Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1987.
On May 2, 2018, Aurora Cannabis completed its $1.23 billion (US$950 million) takeover bid for all of the outstanding shares CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. This transaction represents the largest to date (completed) acquisition for the Canadian cannabis sector.
On April 1, 2016, Corus Entertainment Inc. acquired the business of Shaw Media Inc. from Shaw Communications Inc. This acquisition more than doubled Corus’ size, creating a combined portfolio of brands that encompass 45 specialty television services, including leading women and lifestyle, kids, family and general entertainment brands; 15 conventional television channels; 39 radio stations; a global content business; book publishing; and a growing portfolio of digital assets.