Kai Sheffield

Kai Sheffield

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information


tel: 416.862.6839



Bar Admission

New York, 2013

Ontario, 2016


University of Toronto, J.D. (Hons.)

University of British Columbia, B.A. (International Relations)



Kai advises public and private companies and private equity sponsors on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and other complex strategic transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance, general corporate and securities law matters.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Kai practiced in the mergers and acquisitions group at a leading international law firm in New York. He earned his J.D. degree from the University of Toronto, where he graduated with honours.

  • AfterSell

    AfterSell in its business combination with Rokt

  • BAI Communications

    BAI Communications in the sale of its Canadian business to Rogers Communications

  • CNH Industrial

    CNH Industrial in its agreement to acquire Hemisphere GNSS for $175 million

  • Dream Industrial REIT

    Dream Industrial REIT in its $5.9 billion acquisition, in partnership with a leading global sovereign wealth fund, of Summit Industrial Income REIT

  • LifeWorks

    LifeWorks in its $2.9 billion acquisition by TELUS

  • smartTrade

    smartTrade in its acquisition of TickTrade

  • Longo's

    Longo’s in its acquisition by Empire Company Limited

  • Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division

    Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking in its $1.13 billion acquisition of People Corporation

  • Purpose Financial

    Purpose Financial in its $53.5 million investment by Allianz X

  • Wealthsimple

    Wealthsimple for Advisors in its acquisition by Purpose Advisor Solutions

  • 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

  • Meridiam Infrastructure North America Corporation

    Meridiam SAS in its acquisition of a 50% stake in Northeast Anthony Henday Highway Concession from ACS and Hochtief Solutions

  • Newstrike Brands

    The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Newstrike Brands in its proposed acquisition by HEXO Corp

  • Lithium Americas

    Lithium Americas in its strategic transaction with Ganfeng Lithium to jointly advance Caucharí-Olaroz

  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

    Maple Leaf Foods Inc. in its acquisition of select poultry assets from Cericola Farms


    RSM US LLP in the launch of RSM Canada

  • Corus Entertainment Inc.

    Corus Entertainment Inc. in the proposed sale of specialty channels to Bell Media Inc. for approximately $200 million

  • Purpose Investments Inc.

    Purpose Investments Inc. in its acquisition of LOGiQ Asset Management for approximately $32 million

  • Greenhill & Co. Canada Ltd.

    Greenhill & Co. Canada Ltd. in connection with the sale of Brookfield Canada Office Properties to Brookfield Property Partners L.P. for $480 million

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