Hugh Goodday
Associate | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-3333

Hugh's practice focuses on domestic and international capital markets transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings, and public offerings of equity and debt securities. He also advises clients on matters related to corporate governance, continuous disclosure and shareholder activism.


Representative transactions include advising:

  • Sprott Resource Holdings Inc. on Canadian aspects of its US$40-million acquisition of Minera Tres Valles SpA from the Vecchiola Group

  • The founder, executive chairman and largest shareholder of Halogen Software Inc. in connection with the C$293-million MBO/LBO of Halogen Software and combination with Saba Software, Inc.

  • Open Text Corporation on its US$585-million cross-border equity offering and concurrent US$250-million offering of senior unsecured notes

  • Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. on certain private investments

  • The underwriters in connection with the inaugural offering of CEL Notes by Delphi Energy Corp., a new retail-oriented high-yield debt plus warrants product that trades on the TSX

  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. in connection with the C$1.15-billion convertible debt offering being used to partially finance the C$3.4-billion acquisition of The Empire District Electric Company, a Missouri-based local distribution company (electric and gas) with a generating portfolio of 1,280 MW