Alex regularly acts on Canada’s most high proﬁle and complex transactions, delivering practical advice to private and public companies, private equity sponsors, and special committees on a diverse range of strategic mandates. His private equity deal experience includes acting for Blackstone, Platinum Equity, iCON Infrastructure, Sterling Partners and Penfund. He has advised on numerous real estate and REIT transactions including on behalf of SmartCentres, KingSett and Ventas. In addition to transactional work, Alex advises companies on continuous disclosure matters, exemptive relief applications and general corporate matters.
Alex has completed two secondments to the Oﬃce of Mergers & Acquisitions of the Ontario Securities Commission, ﬁrst in 2012 where he helped develop a new rule on shareholder rights plans as well as proposed amendments to the early warning regime, and again in 2017 where he was one of the primary drafters of Multilateral CSA Staﬀ Notice 61-302 Staﬀ Review and Commentary on Multilateral Instrument 61-101. He has guest lectured at the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances as well as Osgoode Professional Development.