Lawyer Profile Detail
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Heidi Gordon is an associate in our Business Law Group in Toronto. She has a general corporate and securities law practice, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. She also provides advice to public company clients on corporate governance and securities law requirements, including continuous disclosure matters.
Ms. Gordon received a B.A. (Hons.) in Philosophy and Ethics from The University of Western Ontario in 2005, and a J.D. from Queen's University in 2010. While at Queen’s, Ms. Gordon was on the Dean's List, received the David Sabbath Prize in Corporate Finance and received the Law Society of Upper Canada Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement. During her legal studies, Ms. Gordon was an associate editor of the Queen's Law Journal.
Ms. Gordon is frequently engaged in pro bono matters, and is the Chief Editor and a regular contributor to the McCarthy Tétrault mergers and acquisitions blog, Canadian M&A Perspectives. In 2014 Ms. Gordon completed a six-month secondment with Constellation Software Inc., during which time she advised on matters related primarily to mergers and acquisitions, securities law and corporate governance.
Ms. Gordon was called to the Ontario bar in 2011. She is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, Women in Capital Markets and Young Women in Law. She serves on the board of directors of Progress Career Planning Institute, a not-for-profit organization that offers career development services to foreign-trained professionals.
Transactions & Cases
Summit Industrial Income REIT issues C$28.8 million of units and acquires C$18.2 million of real estate assets
Calloway REIT completes C$100 million Series K senior unsecured debenture offering
Calloway REIT closes C$150 million Series J senior unsecured debenture offering
Manulife Financial completes C$200 million preferred share offering
Calloway REIT closes C$150 million Series I senior unsecured debenture offering
Apollo Global Management completes US$2.4 billion acquisition of McGraw-Hill's education business
Summit Industrial Income REIT completes issuance of C$75.1 million of units and C$177 million acquisition of real estate assets
Canadian 50 Advantaged Preferred Share Fund closes C$47.6 million treasury offering of Class A and Class F Units
Berkshire Partners complete investment in Farm Boy
U.S. Agency Mortgage-Backed REIT Advantaged Fund completes C$32.7 million initial public offering