Doug's practice focuses primarily on corporate transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations. He also regularly advises clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters.
Some of Doug's representative matters include advising:
Safeway on its C$5.8-billion sale of Canada Safeway to Sobeys
McKesson Corporation on its acquisition of the banner and franchised retail pharmaceutical business of Katz Group Canada Inc.
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. on its acquisition of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited
Mueller Water Products on its acquisition of Echologics Engineering, a developer of water infrastructure diagnostic technologies
Cliffs Natural Resources Exploration Inc. on the completion of a strategic agreement with Gedex Inc., a subsurface imaging technology company
The CUMIS Group Limited on its acquisition by a joint venture of Co-operators Life Insurance Company and Central 1 Credit Union
A large Canadian grain-handling and marketing company in negotiating an extensive multivendor IT outsourcing arrangement
A Canadian financial services company on the sale of its mutual fund dealership and financial advisory businesses
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2007
JD, University of Toronto – 2006
BA (Hon.), Queen's University – 2003
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