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Cheryl Satin

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Recent representative matters include acting for:

Life Sciences

  • Catalent Pharma Solutions Ltd., as Canadian counsel, on its purchase of all of the shares of Accucaps Industries Ltd. from Apotex Holdings Inc.

  • A large multi-national provider of electronic and electronical products, systems and solutions on the Canadian aspects of a multi-billion dollar sale of their global medical device business

  • A private equity firm in connection with its acquisition and continuing consolidation of specialist dental and orthodontist practices across Canada

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the Canadian aspects of its major three-part inter-conditional transaction with Novartis AG involving its vaccines, oncology and consumer healthcare businesses (this deal was named Matter of the Year in the 2015 GCR Awards)

Financial Services/Insurance

  • Canadian Western Bank on the sale of Canadian Direct Insurance to Intact Financial Corporation for C$197-million

  • Transamerica/Aegon on the C$600-million sale of its business in Canada to Wilton Re/CPPIB

  • VRG Capital in connection with its backing of a management buy-out of Jones Brown Inc., and the subsequent acquisition of Pearson Dunn Insurance

  • Three leading Canadian trust companies in connection with the divestitures of their corporate trust and stock transfer businesses

  • Intact Financial Corporation with its C$2.6-billion acquisition of the Canadian insurance businesses of AXA S.A

Food, Beverage & Agribusiness

  • Maple Leaf Foods on its acquisition of LightLife Foods

  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc. on the sale of its animal nutrition and Rothsay businesses

  • Canada Bread Company, Limited on its acquisition of Saputo Bakery Inc., Sobeys Bakery Division, and Parisco Limited

Awards & Recognition

Cheryl is recognized in:

  • Acritas Stars 2020: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Life Sciences)

  • Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences 2016

  • The Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2015 (Corporate Lawyers to Watch)

Professional Appearances
  • Panellist: Fiduciary Obligations, Conflicts of Interest and Other Considerations for External Board Memberships of Executives
    Association of Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, October 27-30, 2019.
  • Panellist: International Transactions in a Heavily-Regulated and Changing Legal Landscape
    ABA Business Law Section, 2019 Spring Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 29-30, 2019.
Education
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2000
LL.B., University of Western Ontario - 1998
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