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Emma Costante

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Corporate & Commercial

  • Trilogy International Partners on its US$875-million business combination with Alignvest Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC)

  • Cognizant on their acquisition of Idea Couture, a privately held firm that offers a broad range of digital innovation, strategy, design and technology services

  • Dominion Lending Centres Group in the sale of a 60 per cent interest to Founders Advantage Capital Corp. for C$78-million

  • Foley’s Candies in its sale to Yellow Point Equity Partners

  • Concert Infrastructure, Bird Construction and Bird Capital in their successful bid to construct, finance and maintain nine public-private partnership schools in Saskatchewan

Competition/Foreign Investment and M&A

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc on its Consumer Healthcare, Vaccines and Oncology transactions with Novartis AG

  • Continental AG on its US$1.9-billion acquisition of Veyance Technologies Inc.

  • Element Financial Corporation on its C$1.4-billion acquisition of PHH Corporation's Fleet Management Services business

  • Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. on its C$35-million acquisition of the North American foil business of Novelis Inc.

  • Marine Harvest ASA on its acquisition of a significant minority interest in Grieg Seafood ASA

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. on its US$13.6-billion acquisition of Life Technologies Corporation

Publications
  • Co-author: Canada Chapter
    The International Comparative Legal Guide to Merger Control, Global Legal Group, 13th Edition, 2017.
Education
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar - 2015
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2013
J.D., University of Toronto - 2012
B.A., McGill University - 2009 (Recipient of the Brian Coghlan Memorial Prize in Economics)
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