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Andrew Parker

BUREAU

Toronto

TÉLÉPHONE

416-601-7939

ADRESSE ÉLECTRONIQUE

[email protected]

CARTE VIRTUELLE

FACULTÉ DE DROIT

Université d'Ottawa

ADMISSION AU BARREAU

New York (É.U.), 2004
Ontario, 1996




Biographie

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Andrew Parker is co-head of the firm's National Capital Markets Practice and is a partner in our Business Law Group in Toronto. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law in general, including corporate finance (both domestic and cross-border), mergers and acquisitions, collective investment vehicles and registration and licensing matters.

He is involved in both public and private offerings for issuers, investors and underwriters with extensive experience in debt capital markets transactions. His experience also includes advising on numerous cross-border private placements and public and private mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Parker appears in the current edition of Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of capital markets (debt and equity). He is listed in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a guide to leading law firms and practitioners, as a leading lawyer in the area of corporate mid-market, corporate commercial law, and corporate finance and securities. He is also listed in the current edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the area of securities law.  

Representative transactions in which Mr. Parker has been involved include:

DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

High Yield Debt Offerings

  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and Scotia Capital and a syndicate of dealers in respect of AutoCanada Inc.’s C$150 million high yield debt offering;
  • acted for TD Securities and BMO Capital Markets and a syndicate of dealers in respect of River Cree Casino’s C$200 million high yield debt offering;
  • acted for TD Securities and a syndicate of dealers in respect of Gateway Casinos’ C$200 million high yield debt offering;
  • acted for Norbord Inc. in respect of its US$240 million high yield debt offerings;

Public and Private / Investment Grade and Non-Investment Grade Offerings

  • acted for CPPIB Capital Inc. in respect of its $1.25 billion private placement offering in January 2016 and its $1.25 billion private placement offering in June 2016 of medium term notes;
  • acted for Molson Coors International LP in respect of its $900 million and $1.0 billion senior note private placement offerings in 2015 and 2016, respectively;
  • acted for Bruce Power LP in respect of its $1.0 billion private placement offering of senior notes;
  • acted for TD Securities Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. and a syndicate of dealers in respect of Intact Financial Corporation’s $250 million public offering of medium term notes;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and a syndicate of agents in respect of Bank of Montreal $1.25 billion public offering of fixed to floating rate notes;
  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and a syndicate of underwriters in respect of Kraft Canada’s $900 million private placement offering of senior notes;
  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets and a syndicate of agents in respect of Toromont Industries Ltd.’s $150 million private placement offering of senior notes;
  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and a syndicate of agents in respect of HCN Canadian Holdings -1 LP’s (an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Welltower Inc., a US-based REIT) $300 million private placement of noted guaranteed by Welltower Inc.;
  • acted for Teranet Holdings LP in respect of its $2.1 billion private placement offerings of senior notes in 2011 and its refinancing or a portion of those notes by way of a private placement offering of C$200 million of secured notes in Canada and a private placement offering of US$275 million of secured notes in the United States and Canada;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and TD Securities and a syndicate of dealers in respect of GM Financial Canada’s inaugural $400 million private placement offering of senior notes;
  • acted for Medavie Inc. in respect of its inaugural $55 million private placement offering of subordinated notes;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and Scotia Capital and a syndicate of dealers in respect of various offering of senior notes by Home Trust on an exempt security basis;
  • acted for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and a syndicate of dealers in respect of Loblaw Companies Limited $1.6-billion offering of senior notes the net proceeds of which are to be used to fund the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart;
  • acted for TD Securities Inc. and a syndicate of dealers in respect of entities related to Nalcor’s $5.0 billion offerings of Canadian government guaranteed notes;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in respect of Kimco North Trust III, an entity controlled by Kimco Realty Corp., a US-based REIT, offerings by way of private placement of an aggregate of $350-million notes;
  • acted for CIBC World Markets and RBC Capital Markets and various syndicates of dealers in respect of Calloway REIT's debenture offerings;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and various syndicates of dealers in relation to Bank of Montreal’s various subordinated debt offerings;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in respect of The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company’s debentures offerings;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in respect of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.’s debenture offerings;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in respect of Canadian Western Bank’s debenture offerings via private placement and senior note offerings on an exempt security basis;
  • acted for Canadian Western Bank in respect of its various offerings of preferred units and debentures;
  • acted for Empire Life Insurance Company in relation to its private placement issuances of an aggregate of $500-million subordinated debentures;
  • acted for TD Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets and CIBC World Markets in respect of Central 1 Credit Union’s various offerings on an exempt security basis of senior notes;
  • acted for Golden Credit Card Trust in respect of its various Rule 144A offering of Credit Card Receivables – Backed Senior Fixed and Floating Rate Notes;
  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and certain other agents in respect of bcIMC Realty Corporation’s offerings by way of private placement of an aggregate of over $1.5-billion of subordinated notes;
  • acted for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in relation to the establishment of a $5-billion commercial paper program;
  • acted for OMERS Finance Trust in relation to the establishment of a $3.0-billion commercial paper program;
  • acted for syndicates of dealers in respect of Thomson Reuters Corporation’s various issuances of senior notes;

Maple Bond Offerings

  • acted for AT&T in respect of its $1 billion maple bond offering;
  • acted for Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. and RBC Capital Markets in respect a $500-million maple bond offering by International Business Machines Corporation; and
  • acted for Goldman Sachs & Co. Inc., Scotia Capital, RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities and various syndicates of underwriters in respect of various maple bond offerings by The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

EQUITY CAPITAL MARKETS

  • acted for RBC Capital Markets and a syndicate of dealers in connection with Corus Entertainment $263 million common share public offering;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and National Bank Financial and a syndicate of underwriters in respect of Canadian Western Bank’s $150 million common share offering;
  • acted for Empire Life Insurance Company in respect of its initial public offering of $149.5 million of rate reset preferred shares;
  • acted for Summit Industrial Income REIT in respect of its various public offerings of units;
  • acted for National Bank Financial and a syndicate of dealers in respect of Canadian Western Bank’s $140-million rate reset preferred share offering;
  • acted for TD Securities Inc, and various syndicates of dealers in respect of Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation’s offerings of shares and convertible debentures;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in respect of Manulife Financial Corporation’s preferred share offerings;
  • acted for Scotia Capital and a syndicate of dealers in respect of Manulife Financial Corporation’s
    • $2.5-billion bought deal common share offering;
    • $1.125 billion private placement of common shares and $1.15 billion bought deal common share offering;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and various syndicates of dealers in respect of Bank of Montreal’s bought deal offerings of preferred shares;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and a syndicate of underwriters in respect of Bank of Montreal’s $1.0-billion bought deal common share offering;
  • acted for BMO Capital Markets and Renaissance Capital and a syndicate of underwriters in respect of Elemental Minerals Limited’s $53.5-million initial public offering of ordinary shares;
  • acted for Canaccord Genuity Corp. and various. syndicates of dealers in respect of Eastern Platinum Limited’s various public offerings of common shares;
  • acted for Canaccord Capital (Europe) Limited in respect of European Minerals Corporation’s $103.5-million public offering of units;
  • acted for E-L Financial Corporation in respect of its $100-million perpetual preferred share offering
  • acted for West Face Capital Inc. and MSD Capital, LP as standby purchasers in connection with the recapitalization and US$50-million rights offering by Primary Energy Recycling Corporation;
  • acted for various syndicates of dealers in in respect of Calloway REIT's various unit and convertible debenture offerings;
  • acted for Q9 Networks Inc. in its $32-million initial public offering;
  • acted for Arriscraft International Income Fund in its $66.7-million initial public offering; and

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

  • acted for E-L Financial Corporation Limited in connection with the sale of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company to The Travelers Companies, Inc. for $1.125 billion in cash, subject to adjustment;
  • acted for ABRY Partners / Q9 Networks Inc. in connection with the sale of Q9 to a consortium that included BCE Inc., Teachers, Providence Equity Partners and Madison Dearborn Partners for $1.1 billion;
  • acted for Q9 Networks Inc. in connection with the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Q9 by ABRY Partners pursuant to a plan of arrangement for cash consideration of approximately $361-million;
  • acted for Arriscraft International Income Fund in the sale of the Fund’s operating subsidiaries to certain affiliates of General Shale Brick, Inc. for approximately $107-million.

Mr. Parker received a BA (Hons.) in Economics from Queen’s University in 1990, and an LLB from the University of Ottawa in 1994. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1996 and to the New York bar in 2004.


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