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Vivian Kung

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Representative transactions include acting on behalf of and advising:

Electricity

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on the transfer of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s ownership of BluEarth to DIF Infrastructure V

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on its acquisition of four operating renewable energy projects from Veresen Inc.

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on its acquisition and financing of the 19.8 MW Adams and 19.8 MW Danielson wind facilities in Minnesota

  • A global conglomerate in connection with its acquisition and subsequent divestiture of a 30 per cent interest in a 680 MW Canadian renewable generation portfolio consisting of wind and solar projects in Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and British Columbia

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Equinix, Inc. on its C$1.04-billion acquisition of 25 data-centre facilities across Canada from BCE Inc.

  • Siemens on its US$200-million purchase of Epocal from Alere

  • StructureTone, a portfolio company of Global Infrastructure Solutions, on its acquisition of Govan Brown

  • An Asian food retailer on its sale to a national grocery retailer

  • U.S. private equity sponsors and corporations, including most recently, amongst others, Energy Capital Partners, Apax Partners, Warburg Pincus and Centerbridge Partners

Infrastructure

  • One of the consortium members of the successful proponent in achieving financial close on the Eglinton Crosstown LRT project

  • EllisDon in achieving financial close on the New Toronto Courthouse Project

  • City of Greater Sudbury on the design, build, finance and maintain of a biosolids treatment plant

Awards & Recognition

Vivian is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Legal 500 Canada 2021 (International Expertise)

  • The Legal 500 Canada - 2020, 2021 (Infrastructure and Projects)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Project Finance Law)

  • Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 (November/December 2020)

Professional Activities

Vivian is a member of the Construction Lawyers Society of America, Toronto CREW and the Canadian Bar Association.

Education
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar - 2007
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2011
J.D. (Gold Medallist), University of British Columbia - 2006
B.A. (Governor General's Silver Medal), University of British Columbia - 2003
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