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Arlene Mack

Arlene Mack

Associate, Corporate

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Contact Information

amack@osler.com

tel: 416.862.4726

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2012

Education
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, J.D.
  • Schulich School of Business, M.B.A. (Silver Medal)
  • University of Calgary, B. Comm. (with distinction)
Language(s)
English

Arlene has a broad practice focusing on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, corporate finance and securities, public offerings, corporate reorganizations and general corporate and commercial matters for a diverse group of clients ranging from emerging and high growth companies to publicly-traded corporations. Arlene joined the firm in 2010, completed her articles with the firm from 2011 to 2012, including a secondment to Osler’s New York office, and returned as a practicing associate in the corporate department in 2012. Prior to joining Osler, Arlene completed her joint JD/MBA at Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in Finance and Strategic Management and was the recipient of the Hennick Centre Medal for Academic Excellence for the top cumulative grade point average in the JD/MBA program and the silver medal for the second highest cumulative grade point average in the MBA program. Arlene obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and worked for several years as a business consultant and project manager for an emerging technology company.

  • Constellation Brands

    Constellation Brands in its strategic investment and minority stake in Canopy Growth Corporation

  • South West Calgary Ring Road P3 Project

    Acted for the preferred proponent for the $1.42 billion South West Calgary Ring Road P3 project

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    • BNOTIONS, a mobile strategy and data analytics firm, in connection with its acquisition by Symbility Solutions Inc.

    • COM DEV in connection with its acquisition by a subsidiary of Honeywell International Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement and its spinoff of exactEarth Ltd.

    • Constellation Brands in the C$1.03 billion sale of its Canadian wine business to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

    • Duff & Phelps Canada Limited in its acquisition of Campbell Valuation Partners Limited and Veracap M&A International Inc.

    • Hootsuite Media Inc. in connection with its acquisition of UberVu Limited

    • Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan in its acquisition of Imperial Parking Corporation

    • OutsideIQ in connection with its acquisition by Exiger LLC, a global regulatory, financial crime, risk and compliance company

    • Preferred share investors in connection with the merger of equals between Dealfind.com and Teambuy.ca

    • Purpose Investments Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Redwood Asset Management Inc.

    • Q4 in connection with its acquisitions of Oxford Intelligence and EuroInvestor IR Solutions

    • Riverside Company in its investment and acquisition of NuStef Foods

     

    Emerging and High Growth Companies, Venture Capital and Other Financings

    • Constellation Brands in its strategic investment in Canopy Growth Corporation

    • Hootsuite Media Inc. and its shareholders in connection with its US$165 million Series B financing and secondary sale of shares involving Insight Venture Partners, Accel Partners and OMERS Ventures (the largest venture capital financing of a Canadian software company)

    • Q4 in connection with its C$22 million growth round of financing

    • Verafin Inc. and its shareholders in connection with  a C$60 million investment from Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on the information economy

    • Numerous emerging technology and high growth companies and angel and venture capital investors (including BDC Capital, Insight Venture Partners and MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund) in connection with various private financing transactions

     

    Corporate Finance

    • The agents in connection with a C$2.0 billion maple bond offering by Anheuser-Busch InBev Finance Inc.

    • The agents in connection with various note offerings by TELUS Corporation, CT Real Estate Investment Trust and Caterpillar Financial Services Limited

    • Bank of Montreal in connection with its offerings of Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class B Preferred Shares and Subordinated Debt (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC))

    • The preferred proponent for the C$1.42 billion South West Calgary Ring Road P3 project

    • The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with its offerings of Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares and subordinated debt (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC))

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  • Silver Medal for the second highest grade point average in the M.B.A.

  • Hennick Centre Medal for Academic Excellence for the highest grade point average in the J.D./M.B.A.

  • Union Carbide Scholarship for Academic Excellence in the M.B.A.

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Women in Capital Markets