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Mark
McEwan

Associate

Toronto
Montréal

Contact by email at [email protected]

t. +1 416-601-7525

2881

Law School

McGill University

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2015
Québec, 2014

Mark McEwan is an associate in our Business Law Group. He maintains a practice which includes mergers and acquisitions, complex corporate & commercial matters and joint ventures, and a range of corporate finance and securities matters. Mark's practice focuses primarily on transactional work, with particular emphasis on serving clients in the retail and consumer markets, private equity, and technology industries. In 2019, Mark completed a six-month secondment with a global private equity firm, during which he worked closely with business and legal professionals on an array of transactions, portfolio company initiatives and regulatory matters.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Teranet Inc. in its sale of Do Process LP to Dye & Durham;
  • Rexel in its acquisition of the Canadian utility business of WESCO International;
  • Morningstar Inc. in its acquisition of PlanPlus Global;
  • Molson Coors in its acquisition of MillerCoors and the global Miller Brand portfolio;
  • HNZ Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition by management and PHI, Inc. by way of plan of arrangement;
  • Uni-Select Inc. in connection with the sale of its U.S. automotive parts distribution business to an affiliate of Icahn Enterprises;
  • Manufacturers Life Insurance Company in connection with the sale of Regional Power Inc.;
  • Vaco in its acquisition of a Canadian financing and accounting recruitment and consulting firm;
  • Several international food & beverage and consumer goods companies in connection with acquisitions and dispositions of Canadian facilities or businesses;
  • Several private equity-sponsored acquisitions of Canadian businesses;
  • An international nutrition and health company in its acquisition of a Canadian life sciences business;
  • An international insurer in its acquisition of a Canadian insurance business;
  • A specialized financing provider in its acquisition of a Canadian-based financing business; and
  • An international mining company in connection with its sale of overseas assets to a Canadian acquiror.

Commercial Matters, Joint Ventures and Business Establishment

  • An international apparel company in connection with its entry into the Canadian market;
  • A Canadian transportation company in connection with various regional joint ventures;
  • Uber in connection with its acquisition of self-driving technology from researchers at The University of Toronto;
  • An international technology platform in connection with its entry into Canada;
  • A retailing business in connection with Canadian convenience store operations;
  • An international beverage company on its Canadian operations;
  • The establishment of Canadian beverage company; and
  • Several international food and beverage and consumer goods companies in connection with Canadian and international aspects of restructuring initiatives.

Securities Matters

  • Molson Coors International LP in respect of its $900 million and $1.0 billion senior note private placement offerings;
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company in its public offering of US$2.35 billion of shares of its Class B Common Stock;
  • The dealers in connection with Saputo Inc.'s Medium Term Note program;
  • The underwriters in connection with Canadian matters relating to the initial public offering DAVIDsTEA Inc.;
  • McDonald's Corporation in its offering of $1 billion principal amount of 3.125% medium term notes;
  • The underwriters in connection with a bought deal equity offering by BCE Inc. for proceeds of $862 million;
  • The dealers in connection with medium term note offerings by Bell Canada;
  • AT&T in respect of various bond offerings;
  • Fairfax Africa in connection with its initial public offering, its investment in AFGRI Proprietary Limited;
  • TECSYS Inc. in connection with its bought deal offering of common shares; and
  • Numerous public companies in connection with their continuous disclosure obligations.