Jeremy Wu

Jeremy’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, emerging companies and general corporate matters. Jeremy has experience acting on private and public M&A deals and other strategic transactions and has represented both acquirors and targets across a range of industries including financial services and private equity. Jeremy also routinely acts for issuers on public offerings and private placements of securities, including advising financial institutions on covered bond programs and the issuance of regulatory capital instruments.

Jeremy completed the J.D./M.B.A. program at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business, during which he served as Co-President of both the JD/MBA Students’ Association and the Osgoode Business Law Society. Prior to law school, Jeremy obtained his B.B.A. from Schulich and worked in the finance industry.

Jeremy joined the firm as a summer student in 2015, articled with the firm in 2016-2017, and completed a secondment to Osler’s New York Office.


Representative Work

  • Trilogy

    Trilogy in its take-private of Indigo Books & Music

  • Royal Bank of Canada

    Royal Bank of Canada in its $750 million Institutional Preferred Shares Series BU offering.

  • VAALCO Energy

    VAALCO in its US$307 million business combination with TransGlobe

  • Royal Bank of Canada

    Royal Bank of Canada in its $750 million inaugural institutional Preferred Shares Series BT offering

  • Laurentian Bank

    Laurentian Bank in its inaugural LRCN offering

  • Royal Bank of Canada

    RBC in its sale of Eastern Caribbean banking operations

  • KingSett Capital

    KingSett Capital in its sale of VersaCold Logistics to TorQuest Partners

  • KingSett Capital

    KingSett Capital on behalf of KingSett Real Estate Growth LP No.7, KingSett Canadian Real Estate Income Fund and other investors, in connection with its $4.9 billion acquisition, with Starlight Investments, of Northview Apartment REIT

  • National Bank of Canada

    National Bank of Canada in its Additional Tier 1 offering of Limited Recourse Capital Notes

  • Royal Bank of Canada

    Royal Bank of Canada in its inaugural Additional Tier 1 offering of $1.75 billion

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia

    The Bank of Nova Scotia in its US$1.25 billion senior notes offering

  • Validere

    Validere in its US$15 million Series A financing round

  • Natural Partners

    Natural Partners Fullscript in its US$25 million ($34 million) Series B financing round.

  • TD Bank

    TD Bank in connection with Air Canada’s acquisition of Aimia Canada

  • Validere Technologies Inc.

    Validere in its $7 million Seed financing

  • ApplyBoard

    ApplyBoard in its $17 million Series A financing

  • Fullscript

    Fullscript in its merger with Natural Partners

  • Layer 6 Inc.

    Layer 6 in its acquisition by the Toronto-Dominion Bank

  • Nudge Rewards

    Nudge Rewards in its $5 million Series A financing

  • Bank of Montreal in connection with its offerings of Limited Recourse Capital Notes
  • Bank of Montreal in connection with its offerings of senior debt (bail-inable notes) and subordinated debt (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC))
  • Bank of Montreal in connection with its Global Registered Covered Bond Program
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with its offerings of Limited Recourse Capital Notes
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with its offerings of senior debt (bail-inable notes) and subordinated debt (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC))
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with its Global Registered Covered Bond Program
  • Major Canadian bank in its sale of a private label credit card portfolio for $250 million
  • Major Canadian bank in its acquisition of an online moving services platform
  • Major Canadian bank in its acquisition of a payments fintech company
  • Major Canadian bank in its acquisition of an online home renovation platform

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Corporate Law, and Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Silver Medal for second highest cumulative standing in the MBA program
  • Gowling WLG Prize for highest standing in Securities Regulation
  • Ivan Cleveland Rand Prize for highest standing in Public & Constitutional Law
  • McMillan LLP Award for academic excellence

Community Involvement

  • Pro-Bono Law Ontario
  • Osgoode Business Clinic
  • Osgoode Venture Capital Clinical Initiative

Credentials

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • Schulich School of Business, M.B.A. (with distinction, Silver Medal)
  • Schulich School of Business, B.B.A. (with distinction)

Languages

  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario