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 (M&A) 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 BA (Hons.) in Philosophy and Ethics from The University of Western Ontario in 2005, and a JD 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 was an associate editor of the Queen's Law Journal.
Ms. Gordon is the Chief Editor and a regular contributor to the McCarthy Tétrault mergers and acquisitions blog, Canadian M&A Perspectives. In 2014, she completed a part-time, six-month secondment with Constellation Software Inc., during which time she advised on matters related primarily to M&A, securities law and corporate governance. In 2015 Ms. Gordon completed a six-month secondment with the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions at the Ontario Securities Commission, during which time she participated in the oversight of a number of M&A transactions and other matters involving public companies, and worked on a number of policy projects in the areas of M&A and shareholder rights, including proposed changes to the Canadian take-over bid regime.
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.
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