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Paul Singh

Paul Singh
Paul Singh Partner | Toronto, Calgary
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Certain of Paul's representative transactions include advising:

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its acquisition of Agrichem do Brasil S.A. from Patria Investments Ltda.

  • Aura Minerals on its sale of the Serrote da Laje Copper Gold project in Brazil to a purchaser group being advised by Appian Capital Advisory LLP

  • Nutrien Inc. on its acquisition of Starpharma Holding Ltd.'s Australian agrochemical business and its proprietary dendrimer polymer technology portfolio

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its C$85-million sale of its U.S.-based turf and ornamental business to Koch Agronomic Services, LLC

  • Nutrien Ltd. in connection with its C$1.8-billion supported funding of Glencore International plc's C$6.1-billion acquisition of Viterra Inc. and the subsequent acquisition by Nutrien Ltd. of Viterra's wholesale and retail agri-products division, including businesses, properties and assets in Canada and Australia and a series of related third-party sale and required divesture transactions

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its disposition of its Idaho-based Conda phosphate production operations

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its disposition of its Ohio-based North Bend nitric acid plant

  • Nutrien Ltd. on its US$38-billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan

  • Nutrien Ltd. in connection with a series of acquisitions related to its retail agriculture and fertilizer businesses in Alberta and Saskatchewan

  • Superior Plus on its purchase from Gibson Energy ULC of an option to acquire the retail propane business of Canwest Propane and follow-on divestiture to a private equity purchaser

  • H.I.G. Capital on various private equity acquisitions and divestitures

  • Inverness Capital on an unannounced private equity acquisition

  • Teachers' Private Capital on its acquisition of Dynea North America

  • Suncor on the sales of its half interest in the Cedar Point II wind project to Fiera Capital

  • Suncor on the sales of its half interest in the Ripley wind project to Acciona Energy International

  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, as Canadian counsel, on its acquisition of 40 per cent of Glencore Agricultural Products (Glencore Agri)

  • Xero Limited on its acquisition of Hubdoc, a leading data capture solution

  • Mueller Water Products on various strategic cross-border acquisitions and divestitures

  • RR Donnelley on the restructuring of its Canadian business in preparation for the spin-offs of its publishing and retail-centric print services and office products business and its financial communications and data service business

  • Safeway on its C$5.8-billion sale of Canada Safeway to Sobeys

  • Echelon Wealth Partners in connection with the acquisition of Dundee Goodman Private Wealth from Dundee Securities Ltd.

  • First Asset Capital Corp in connection with its sale to CI Financial Corp.

  • Element Financial Corporation on its acquisitions of each of PHH Corporation's fleet business, GE Capital's Canadian fleet portfolio, TLS Fleet Management and CoActiv Capital Partners

  • Pearson plc in connection with its global trade book publishing joint venture with Bertelsmann to form Penguin Random House

  • McKesson on its acquisition of the banner and franchised retail pharmaceutical businesses of Katz Group Canada Inc. for C$920-million

Awards & Recognition
  • Lexpert magazine's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in Canada (2014)

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

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers (Leading Lawyer)

  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers (Corporate Lawyers to Watch)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Repeatedly Recommended - multiple categories)

Professional Activities

Paul often leads external and internal seminars and lectures on M&A and other areas of Corporate Law. Paul is a member of the Firm's Diversity & Inclusion Committee.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2003
LL.B., University of Manitoba - 2002
B.Comm. (Hon.), I.H. Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba - 1998
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