Sarb’s practice is focused on private mergers & acquisitions, private equity investment transactions, fund formation and debt and equity corporate finance. He has more than two decades of experience advising leading private equity firms and institutions on private fund formation, the creation of pooled investment vehicles, and investment transactions—both in Canada and internationally. Sarb has advised on the formation of many of Canada’s leading private funds. Sarb is the managing partner of Davies in Toronto. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada’s Toronto Private Funds Law Lawyer of the Year 2017, 2019, and 2021; Lexpert® Special Edition — Finance and M&A; Who’s Who Legal: Private Funds.
On October 31, 2017, Neuberger Berman Group LLC (Neuberger), a global, independent, employee-owned investment manager, completed its acquisition of Breton Hill Capital Ltd. (Breton Hill), a Canadian investment firm managing approximately US$2 billion in client assets.
Western Forest Products Inc. (Western) and Brookfield Special Situations Management Limited (Brookfield), a wholly owned subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management, closed a $230 million bought deal secondary offering. The common shares were offered by way of a short form prospectus filed in all of the provinces of Canada pursuant to National Instrument 44-101 - Short Form Prospectus Distributions and in the United States pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the U.S. Securities Act).