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Randall  Pratt

Randall Pratt

Partner, Corporate


Contact Information

rpratt@osler.com

tel: 416.862.5908

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 1992

Education
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
  • University of Western Ontario, H.B.A.
Language(s)
English

Randall advises public and private companies, pension funds, private equity funds and hedge funds regarding mergers and acquisitions, proxy contests, corporate finance and securities matters. From 2010 to 2016, Randall was located in our New York office where he was the Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

    • Halo Pharma in connection with its sale to Cambrex for approximately US$425 million.
    • McKinsey & Co., in the acquisition of a business providing benchmarking services in the wealth management industry and a minority investment in, and strategic alliance with, a partner providing benchmarking services in the investment and benefits management segments.
    • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, in its shareholder arrangements with Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in connection with their collective 49% ownership interest in a new partnership with Impulsora del Desarrollo y el Empleo en América Latina, S.A.B. de C.V.  The new partnership owns a 99% equity interest in Autopista Arco Norte, S.A. de C.V., the concessionaire of the Arco Norte toll road -- one of the largest federal toll road concessions in Mexico.
    • Freeman Spogli & Co., as Canadian counsel in the acquisition of Integrated Supply Network, a value-added distributor of products that ultimately sell to automotive mechanics and technicians.   
    • BlackRock Asset Management Canada Limited, in the amendment of contractual arrangements governing Master Asset Vehicle II and its outstanding notes to permit the optional redemption of such debt and redemptions involving approximately $3.4 billion of Master Asset Vehicle II notes.
    • Fortress Investment Group, Inc. in the sale of the business of Correvio LLC to Cardiome Pharma Corp.
    • KKR in its acquisition from Starwood Energy Group Global LLC of three related Canadian solar power projects and their subsequent sale to Canadian Solar.
    • American Tire Distributors, Inc. in its expansion into Canada and acquisition of Triwest Trading (Canada) Ltd., a wholesale distributor of tires, tire parts, tire accessories and related equipment in Canada.
    • Vornado Realty Trust in its sale to Informa Group of the shares of Merchandise Mart Properties Canada Inc., a Canadian trade and consumer show organizer and operator.
    • BlackRock, Inc. in the acquisition of Canadian ETF provider, Claymore Investments, Inc.
    • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in the acquisition of Imperial Parking Corporation, one of the largest parking management companies in North America.
    • ThyssenKrupp Budd Canada in the successful restructuring of the company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kitchener Frame Limited.
    • Lion Capital in the acquisition of Bumble Bee Foods, one of North America’s best-known consumer packaged goods companies.
    • Chorus Aviation in its minority investment in Pluna Lineas Aéreas Uruguayas S.A., Uruguay's flagship airline.
    • BlackRock, Inc. in connection with the restructuring of the C$34 billion third-party structured asset-backed commercial paper market in Canada.
    • Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. in the acquisition of equity interests in six Canadian asset management firms through the acquisition of First Asset Management Inc. from a group of private equity and management shareholders.

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Law Society of Ontario