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Year called to bar: 1981 (ON)
Robert Hull is a partner in the Gowling WLG Toronto office, practising corporate, commercial, and securities law with a focus on real estate and infrastructure securities and fund formation, M&A, and corporate governance. He works extensively in structuring private equity, real estate, energy, and infrastructure asset class investment products on behalf of major Canadian pension and endowment funds, asset managers, investment dealers, and global investors in the Canadian marketplace. Bob represents business concerns active in the Canadian industry sectors of energy, infrastructure supply chain, steel, waste management, transportation, distribution, health care, and institutional real estate contributing to their market development and growth through their M&A and debt and equity capital transactions. Bob frequently advises market participants in creating investment structures to maximize returns and minimize risk for institutional domestic and foreign investors, establishing syndications, joint ventures, limited partnerships, co-ownerships, and pension, realty, and investment corporations on behalf of many of Canada’s leading pension funds and asset managers. Bob has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and TheLegal 500 Canada.
On January 31, 2017, PowerStream Holdings Inc., Enersource Holdings Inc. and Horizon Holdings Inc. amalgamated to form Alectra Inc. Immediately after their amalgamation, Alectra Inc.’s subsidiaries, PowerStream Inc., Enersource Hydro Mississauga Inc. and Horizon Utilities Corp. amalgamated to form Alectra Utilities Corp. Alectra Utilities Corp. is expected to complete its acquisition of Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. on February 28, 2017.
On November 3, 2015, G. Cooper Equipment Rentals Limited (Cooper Equipment) completed its previously announced acquisition of SMS Rents, a major Canadian construction equipment rental business. G.C. Andersen Partners, LLC, a New York-based investment bank, acted as exclusive financial advisor to Cooper Equipment and arranged an $80 million senior credit facility to complete the acquisition through its wholly owned broker-dealer, G.C. Andersen Partners Capital, LLC.