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Jennifer Crawford
Jennifer Crawford Associate | London

About Jennifer

Jennifer's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and a variety of capital markets transactions, including public offerings and private placements of securities. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law regulatory matters.

Jennifer joined Blakes as a summer student in 2017 and completed her articles with the Firm in 2019/2020. In 2018, she worked as a summer associate at a leading multinational law firm in its New York office.

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Recent representative transactions include advising or representing:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Teck Resources Inc. in connection with its proposed separation into two independent publicly listed companies and collapse of its dual class voting structure

  • BHP Lonsdale Investments Pty Ltd. in connection with its take-over bid for Noront Resources Ltd.

  • Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Core Plus Fund on the US$600-million sale to Sherrin U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Holding LP of a portfolio of seven multi-family properties totaling 2,219 units located in the southern United States

  • Electrical Components International, Inc., a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management L.P., on its acquisitions of Promark Electronics Inc. and BHC Cable Assemblies

Capital Markets Transactions

  • H&R Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with multiple private offerings of senior unsecured debentures, including its private placement of C$250-million principal amount of 2.906% Series R senior unsecured debentures due June 2026 and its private placement of C$300 million aggregate principal amount of 2.633% Series S senior unsecured debentures due February 2027

  • Granite Real Estate Investment Trust and Granite REIT Inc. in connection with the renewal of Granite's C$1.5-billion base shelf prospectus

  • Granite Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with Granite REIT Holdings Limited Partnership's green bond offering of C$500-million aggregate principal amount of 2.194% Series 6 senior debentures due 2028

  • CI Financial Corp. on the establishment of its US$2-billion cross-border base shelf prospectus and two public offerings of notes aggregating US$960-million

  • Underwriters on numerous public offerings of equity and debt securities, including offerings by Trisura Group Ltd. and AutoCanada Inc.

  • Various issuers on "at-the-market" equity distribution programs


  • Various public companies on securities compliance and strategic matters, including corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2020
JD, University of Toronto – 2019
BA (With Distinction, Psychology), Dalhousie University – 2015

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