Jeremy Ozier
Associate | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-5824

Jeremy's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide variety of international and domestic capital markets transactions, including public financings, mergers and acquisitions, and private placements. He also advises Canadian and foreign companies on corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. Jeremy summered at Blakes after his first year of law school and articled with the Firm upon graduation.

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Representative transactions include advising:

  • Bell on its C$670-million acquisition of Glentel Inc. and subsequent sale of a 50 per cent interest in Glentel Inc. to Rogers Communications Inc.
  • Spin Master Corp. on its C$253-million initial public offering of subordinate voting shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • H&R Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with multiple public offerings of senior unsecured debentures
  • Nexus REIT (formerly Edgefront REIT) in connection with its friendly merger with Nobel REIT to create a C$300-million diversified REIT in April 2017, as well as its follow-on bought deal offering and private placement of REIT units for C$70-million in June 2017
  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund in connection with its C$86.1-million IPO of limited partnership units in June 2017
  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund in connection with its acquisition of four publicly listed Starlight U.S. multi-family limited partnerships and Campar Capital Corporation, resulting in a total enterprise value of US$1.1-billion and its subsequent C$61-million initial public offering of units
  • The underwriters in connection with various equity offerings, including subscription receipt offerings by Leagold (C$175-million) and Champion Iron; a C$52-million offering of units consisting of common shares and warrants by Primero Mining.; a C$75-million offering of common shares by Wajax Corporation; and a C$46-million offering of trust units by Inovalis REIT
  • The underwriters in connection with various offerings of debt securities, including an offering of Canadian-dollar high-yield notes issued by DHX Media
  • Spin Master Corp. on its C$65-million offering of subordinate voting shares, in conjunction with a C$65-million secondary offering of subordinate voting shares by the company's founders in June 2016, and a C$150-million secondary offering of subordinate voting shares by the company’s founders in May 2017
  • Element Financial Corporation on its "butterfly" spin-out transaction by way of plan of arrangement pursuant to which Element separated into two new public companies: Element Fleet Management Corp. (TSX:EFN) and ECN Capital Corp. (TSX:ECN)
  • Zeg Oil and Gas Ltd in connection with its private placement investment of approximately US$30-million in Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited
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Blakes Bulletin on Capital Markets, January 20, 2016.
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