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Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Jason Arbuck is Chair of the Financial Services Group at Cassels. His practice is focused on the commercial finance industry with a particular emphasis on secured lending, asset-based lending, securitization, and factoring. Jason has significant experience assisting US commercial finance companies with establishing operations in Canada and completing cross-border financing transactions. Jason is a director of the Canadian Chapter of the Secured Finance Network (also known as SFNet, and formerly the Commercial Finance Association), an active member of the American Bar Association, an active member of the PPSL subcommittee of the Ontario Bar Association, and a director and the Vice-President of the Association for Commercial Finance Attorneys (ACFA) in the United States. He has authored a number of ABA publications. Jason speaks regularly at industry events, has appeared on BNN’s SqueezePlay, and has guest lectured at the Schulich School of Business. Jason was called to the Ontario Bar in 1999.
On January 3, 2017, Acasta Enterprises Inc. (“Acasta”) completed its $1.2-billion qualifying acquisition of Apollo Health & Beauty Care Partnership (“Apollo”) and JemPak Corporation (“JemPak”), two of North America’s leading private-label consumer staples businesses, and Stellwagen Group (“Stellwagen”), a best-in-class commercial aviation finance advisory and asset management business, based in Ireland and the United States. Concurrent with closing, Acasta completed ...
On July 31, 2015, NYX Gaming Group Limited (NYX or the Company) together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYX Digital Gaming (Canada) ULC (NYX Digital), completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Amaya (Alberta) Inc., formerly Chartwell Technology Inc., and Cryptologic Limited from Amaya Inc. (Amaya) for an initial purchase price consisting of $110 million in cash, subject to customary working capital adjustments, and the issuance to Amaya of $40 million exchangeable preferred shares of NYX Digital. NYX also entered into a preferred supplier licensing agreement with a subsidiary of Amaya to provide certain casino gaming content to Amaya’s real-money casino offering, which will be integrated into the PokerStars and Full Tilt branded casino websites.