66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
Stefanie is a partner in the Tax group in Toronto and a member of the firm’s National Opinions Committee. She maintains an income tax planning practice, with a focus on the tax-related aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (public and private), corporate reorganizations, real estate transactions and financings. She also frequently acts on tax structuring matters for Canadian pension plans, and advises on tax aspects of business operations. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and a member of the International Fiscal Association and the Canadian Bar Association. She is also a sessional instructor at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law and a member of the Editorial Board of the Canada Tax Service (Carswell). Stefanie received her combined LLB/MBA (Gold Medalist) from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business in 2006, and her Hons. BA (Board of Governors Medalist) from the University of Windsor in 2002. She is the recipient of numerous awards for academic achievement, including the Allen S. Berg MBA/LLB Graduating Award of Excellence for the highest standing in the combined MBA/LLB program.
ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, completed the acquisition of SkyWave Mobile Communications Inc., the largest M2M service provider on the Inmarsat global L-band satellite network for approximately US$130 million. SkyWave, an Ottawa-based company, will add more than 250,000 subscribers, 400 channel partners, and annualized revenues of over $60 million to ORBCOMM.