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About Taylor

Taylor's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities. Taylor has acted for purchasers and vendors in both public and private M&A transactions, as well as for boards of directors and special committees, underwriters and strategic investors. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law regulatory matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and stock exchange matters.

In 2019, Taylor completed a secondment with one of the Firm's Canadian financial institution clients. 

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Mergers & Acquisitions

  • ECN Capital Corp. in connection with the sale of its portfolio company, Service Finance Company, LLC, to Truist Bank for proceeds of approximately US$2.05-billion and the subsequent payment of a C$7.50 per share (US$1.5-billion, in aggregate) special distribution to ECN Capital's common shareholders by way of return of capital 

  • ECN Capital Corp. in connection with Skyline Champion's C$185-million strategic PIPE investment in ECN Capital by way of issuance of common shares and mandatory convertible preferred shares and the establishment of a strategic joint venture captive finance company in connection with such investment 

  • Turquoise Hill Resources Limited, owner of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia, on its C$4.3-billion going private acquisition by its controlling shareholder Rio Tinto plc 

  • WPT Industrial REIT in connection with its US$3.1-billion acquisition by Blackstone REIT 

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of ICPEI Holdings Inc. on its acquisition by Desjardins General Insurance Group Inc., key members of management and certain other investors 

  • Aviat Networks, Inc. on its acquisition of Redline Communications Group Inc. 

  • Hudson's Bay Company in connection with a C$2-billion privatization transaction with a shareholder group led by the company's Executive Chairman 

  • Avnel Gold Mining Limited in connection with its C$160-million acquisition by Endeavour Mining Corporation 

  • Canaccord Genuity Growth Corp. on its acquisition of Columbia Care Inc. valued at US$1.35-billion 

  • Kinross Gold Corporation on the sale of its 25% interest in the Cerro Casale project and 100% interest in the Quebrada Seca project to Goldcorp Inc. for consideration including US$300-million in cash 

  • CI Financial Corp. in connection with its acquisition of a majority interest in Aligned Capital Partners Inc. 

  • Cronos Group Inc. in connection with the C$2.4-billion strategic equity investment in Cronos Group by Altria Group, Inc. 

  • Impact Group, a portfolio company of CI Capital, in connection with its acquisition of Cluep Inc.

  • Maroon Group, a portfolio company of CI Capital, in connection with its acquisition of the assets of Cambrian Chemicals 

Capital Markets 

  • Various SPACs, including Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp., on their initial public offerings 

  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. on: 

    • Three public offerings of common shares aggregating approximately C$1.5-billion 

    • The establishment of its US$3-billion cross-border base shelf prospectus 

    • Two cross-border public offerings of fixed-to-floating hybrid notes aggregating US$600-million 

  • The dealer syndicate on the C$4-billion medium term note program of Hydro One Inc. under a base shelf prospectus 

  • Intact Financial Corporation on its offerings of an aggregate of C$250-million of preferred shares and C$300-million of medium term notes 

  • The underwriters in connection with the C$1.54-billion offering of convertible debentures of Hydro One Limited represented by instalment receipts relating to its proposed acquisition of Avista Corporation 

  • Intact Financial Corporation on its C$1-billion acquisition of The Guarantee Company of North America and Frank Cowan Company Limited and its related offering of C$461-million of subscription receipts 

  • Cronos Group Inc. on public offerings of common shares aggregating more than C$140-million, including the first MJDS offering by a cannabis issuer 

  • WPT Industrial REIT in connection with its US$135-million offering of units 

  • The dealers in connection with a US$650-million cross-border offering of convertible senior notes of Air Canada 

  • The underwriters in connection with a C$500-million public offering of shares of Air Canada 

Education

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2016
JD, University of Toronto – 2015
BA (Hon.), Queen's University – 2012

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