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Arlene Mack

Arlene Mack

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4726



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2012

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

Arlene’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, emerging companies and venture capital and general corporate matters. Arlene joined the firm as a summer student in 2010, completed her articles with the firm in 2011-2012 and returned as an associate in the corporate department in 2012. Arlene completed her J.D. at Osgoode Hall Law School and her M.B.A., specializing in Finance and Strategic Management, at the Schulich School of Business. Prior to law school, Arlene obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary and worked for several years in the information technology industry as a business consultant and project manager.

  • South West Calgary Ring Road P3 Project

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

    • Offering by Partners Value Split Corp. (formerly, BAM Split Corp.) of $200 million Class AA Preferred Shares, Series 6 (acted for Underwriters).
    • Newfoundland-based Verafin Inc. in connection with its C$60 million investment by Spectrum Equity, a leading growth equity firm focused on the information economy. Verafin is the leading provider of fraud detection and anti-money laundering (FRAML) software to North American financial institutions.
    • Offering by TELUS Corporation of $500 million 3.20% Notes due 2016 and $500 million 4.85% Notes due 2044 (acted for Agents).
    • Offering by Caterpillar Financial Services Limited of $200 Million 2.12% Notes due November 25, 2016 (acted for Agents).
    • Hootsuite Media Inc. and its shareholders in connection with the 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).
    • Maple Leaf Foods Inc. in connection with its purchase of substantially all of the assets of The Puratone Corporation.
    • Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan in its acquisition of Imperial Parking Corporation.
    • International Business Machines Corporation in connection with its acquisition of Varicent Software  and Platform Computing.
    • Numerous emerging technology companies and VC investors in connection with various private financing transactions.
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  • Silver Medal for the second highest grade point average in the M.B.A.
  • Hennick 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