Recent Work
  • Ericsson, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of CENX Inc. and its Canadian operating subsidiary, CENX Canada Inc.
  • CVC Capital Partners in connection with The Stars Group Inc.’s acquisition of Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky plc for an enterprise value of approximately US$4.7B.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in the acquisition of all of its outstanding shares by BCE Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement for approximately C$3.9B.
  • TELUS Corporation in its closing of a transaction whereby Baring Private Equity Asia acquired a 35% stake in TELUS International (Cda) Inc., a subsidiary valuated at C$1.2B.
  • Alectra Inc. in the procurement of service providers who will assist with the development and implementation of a single customer information system for the amalgamated entity.
  • Xylem Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of Pure Technologies Ltd. for an enterprise value of C$509M.
  • Voltage Pictures LLC v. John Doe and Jane Doe – representing TekSavvy Solutions Inc. as US film company Voltage Pictures sought from TekSavvy production of personal subscriber information associated with over 2,000 IP addresses alleged to be involved in peer-to-peer file sharing.
  • A global retailer in an outsourcing transaction involving significant IT support, infrastructure and services across multiple entities and jurisdictions.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • A consortium of leading Chinese private equity firms and Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co., Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in their US$4.4B acquisition of Playtika, the social and mobile games business of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
  • Shutterstock, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of PremiumBeat for approximately US$32M.
  • Pixelworks Inc. in its acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of ViXS Systems Inc.
  • Osram GmbH in its acquisition of a strategic 25.1% share in LeddarTech Inc. as part of a combined investment of US$101M in LeddarTech, led by Osram.
  • MNSi Telecom in connection with its acquisition of Nexicom Inc., Nexicom Systems Inc. and a one-third interest in Trio Networks Inc.
  • Kabam Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its sale to Netmarble Games.
  • BCE Inc., the parent company of Bell Canada, in connection with the public offering of common shares by way of a short form prospectus in all of the provinces of Canada, and on a private placement basis in the United States and internationally, for total gross proceeds of C$863M.
  • Shopify Inc. in its US$15M acquisition of Oberlo UAB.
  • Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. in its sale of substantially all of its assets and those of its U.S. subsidiaries, Primus Telecommunications, Inc. and Lingo, Inc. to Birch Communications, Inc. for a base purchase price of C$44M and its subsequent filing for protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.
  • Juniper Networks, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of BTI Systems Inc. by way of plan of arrangement.