Mergers and Acquisitions
Acquisition of a producer, grower, supplier, and wholesaler of flowers and garden plants in Canada: acted for the Purchaser.
Canadian loan portfolio for financing consumer equipment dealers: acted for the vendor in the sale of accounts of dealers across Canada.
Acquisition of an international medical product manufacturing and distribution business with significant development and manufacturing operations in Quebec and distribution across Canada: acted as Canadian Counsel to the Europe-based purchaser.
Distributor and retailer of geothermal equipment and services with established business in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia and expanding nationally: acted for the vendors and the corporation in a sale of all outstanding shares in the capital of the company.
Acquisition out of CCAA proceedings of assets of a Canadian consumer products manufacturer with significant environmental liabilities: acted for the U.S.-based strategic acquirer.
U.S.-based call centre operator with operations in Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, the U.S., Europe and Asia: Canadian counsel to the borrower on a syndicated international loan facility and amendments and restatements of the loan facility.
Prominent Canada-wide entertainment product retailer: acted for the borrower in connection with a short-term asset-backed credit facility.
Ontario resort development project: acted for the lender (a private equity investor) on a series of secured loans.
Germany-based home renovation product manufacturer with operations in Canada, the U.S., Germany, France, Spain, Sweden, Brazil and other locations: Canadian Counsel to the lender on a syndicated international loan facility.
Services, Procurement and Operations Contracts
Renewable energy engineering, procurement and construction agreements: counsel to the development company, a global solar panel manufacturer, in connection with EPC agreements, supply agreements, and subcontracts with construction companies on large-scale solar photovoltaic projects.
Project agreement for energy and utility conservation retrofits to multiple residential buildings, in a pilot project for a government-funded housing provider: counsel to the housing provider.
International distribution, sales agency and manufacturing contracts for high-end consumer electronic equipment: counsel for the principal, a Toronto-area developer and distributor.
Procurement of custom made equipment components and turn-key solutions for solar cell production: counsel to the purchaser, a Germany-based solar energy product manufacturer and distributor.
Reorganizations and Restucturing
Tax-driven corporate reorganization of a Canadian manufacturing and distribution business: counsel to a U.S.-based manufacturer and distributor of windows, doors and related products with manufacturing operations in Ontario and Quebec and distribution centres across Canada.
Tax-driven ownership reorganization and consolidation and buy-outs of two of the founders and principals: counsel to a Toronto-area engineering services company.