David Santangeli

David Santangeli

Pelino Colaiacovo

Pelino Colaiacovo

Brent Walker

Brent Walker

 

MPA Transactions

Our Professionals' Experience

  • Advisor to the Special Committee of Alberta Natural Gas Company with respect to the shares not held byTransCanada PipeLines
  • Financial advisor and fairness opinion to Enbridge Income Fund in their acquisition of various wind power assets from Enbridge Inc
  • Arranger of crossborder asset based financings for Fedex, Ryder System, Burlington Northern RR, CSX RR, TTX Company, Hydro Quebec, Air Canada
  • Lead underwriter for government privatization of CN Rail
  • Lead underwriter for the NATO Flight Training Centre bond IPO.
  • Strategic advisor to CHC Helicopters, acquired by private equity firm First Reserve Corporation
  • Lead advisor to Masonite Inc. on $3.1 billion sale to KKR
  • Lead advisor to Abitibi-Consolidated on $2 billion unsolicited bid for Avenor Inc.
  • Lead advisor to Agricore Inc. board and special committee on several hostile bid defences, mergers, and eventual acquisition by Saskatchewan Wheat Pool – total transaction value of over $3 billion
  • Lead advisor to Decoma International Inc. special committee on related party transaction
  • Lead advisor to Empire Inc. on $1.5 billion acquisition of Oshawa Group Limited and $2 billion of divestitures
  • Lead advisor to Entertainment One Income Fund special committee on strategic alternative review and $200 million sale to Marwyn Investment Management
  • Lead advisor to Patheon Inc. special committee on strategic alternative review and $600 million hostile insider bid defense re bid made by JLL Partners
  • Lead advisor to Rothmans Canada Inc. special committee on $2.2 billion sale to Phillip Morris International
  • Lead advisor to Southam Inc. special committees on several insider bids and related party transactions
  • Lead advisor to Tesma Inc. special committee on related party transaction
  • Lead advisor to West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. on $1.3 billion acquisition of Weldwood of Canada
  • Lead underwriter and advisor to West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 
  • Lead underwriter for Canfor
  • Lead underwriter for government privatization of F.P.I.
  • Lead underwriter for income trusts units of Cineplex
  • Lead underwriter for the sale of control block of Labatts Company
  • Lead underwriter for the sale of control block of Noranda Forest Company
  • Lead underwriter for the sale of control block of Western Forest Company
  • Lead underwriter for the Toronto Hospital bond IPO