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CHAMP DE COMPÉTENCE
FACULTÉ DE DROIT
Université de la Colombie-Britannique
ADMISSION AU BARREAU
New York (É.U.), 2009
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Pavan Jawanda is a partner in our Business Law Group in Vancouver. His practice is primarily focused on advising public and private companies and private equity firms on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, corporate finance, venture capital and other corporate and commercial transactions. He also regularly advises on securities regulatory compliance, corporate governance, start-up matters and other general corporate matters and represents clients in various industries, including technology, financial services, consumer products, mining, energy and manufacturing.
Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, Pavan was a corporate lawyer with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, one of New York’s leading international law firms, where he was based in its New York office from 2008 to 2012 and in its Hong Kong office from 2012 to 2014. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and was previously an auditor with KPMG LLP.
Pavan’s experience includes:
- advising Canadian, U.S. and international acquirers, targets, private equity firms and financial advisors on mergers and acquisitions, including public, private and cross-border M&A, private equity transactions and leveraged buyouts;
- advising issuers, underwriters and private equity sponsors on domestic, U.S. and cross-border securities offerings of equity and debt, including initial public offerings, secondary and follow-on offerings, private placements, acquisition financings, high-yield debt offerings and tender offers;
- advising on venture capital financings and start-up matters for technology companies; and
- advising on inbound and outbound financial and strategic investments and joint ventures.
Pavan has advised on corporate transactions originating in over 20 countries across a number of continents, with a particular focus on Canada, the U.S., China, India and other parts of Asia. Landmark transactions he has previously advised on have included the largest ever public equity offering by a U.S. utility company (selected "Americas Equity Issue of the Year" by International Financing Review), the largest ever public equity offering by a U.S. oil and gas exploration and production company, the largest ever acquisition of a Canadian e-commerce company, the largest ever public-private partnership project in the U.S.,one of the largest ever private equity acquisitions in India and one of the largest ever leveraged buyouts in the Philippines.
Pavan received his BBA from Simon Fraser University in 2003 and his LLB from the University of British Columbia in 2008, where he was the recipient of a number of awards including the Blakes Scholar Award, Law Foundation of BC Award, Peter Howard Memorial Award, Law Foundation of BC Scholarship, Graduating Class of Law ‘53 Scholarship and prizes in corporate law, corporate transactions, real estate transactions and torts. He is called to the bars of British Columbia and New York and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of British Columbia, the American Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a committee member of the M&A Trends and Private Equity/Venture Capital committees of the American Bar Association and is a working group member of the ABA Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study. He is also the co-editor of the Annotated British Columbia Securities Legislation book published by LexisNexis.
Pavan is also an adjunct instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s School of Business where he teaches business law, has been a co-author of a number of articles in the area of securities law for the Practising Law Institute, has been a national presenter in the areas of corporate finance for lawyers and M&A transactions for the Canadian Bar Association and sits on the board of directors of The Learning Disabilities Association of Vancouver.
Transactions et causes
Le fonds d’infrastructures essentielles InstarAGF acquiert une participation dans Les Investissements Skyservice Inc.
Shell cède ses intérêts dans l’exploitation des sables bitumineux au Canada
Goldcorp conclut la vente de la mine Los Filos pour 450 M$ US
Clôture financière du projet de réaménagement de l’aéroport international L.F. Wade
Cara acquiert une participation majoritaire dans Original Joe’s pour C$93M
Les Compagnies Loblaw limitée acquiert QHR Corporation pour 170 millions de dollars CA
Le consortium LaGuardia Gateway Partners obtient le projet de réaménagement et d’exploitation de l’aéroport LaGuardia de New York, d’une valeur de quatre milliards de dollars US
Real Matters fait l’acquisition de Linear Title & Closing Limited
Gryphon Investors acquiert The Original Cakerie
L’autorité aéroportuaire de Vancouver réalise un placement de débentures au montant de 200 millions de dollars et présente une sollicitation du consentement