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Rosalind  Hunter

Rosalind Hunter

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4943



Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

Ontario, 2006

  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • University of Toronto, B. Sc. (Hons.)

Rosalind practices corporate and securities law in the business law department of the firm’s Toronto office, with an emphasis on capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. She has been involved in a wide range of transactions, including the private placement and public offering of debt and equity securities, private and public M&A and reorganizations. She also advises on general corporate and public company matters. In 2009-2010, she completed a six-month secondment to the corporate finance branch of the Ontario Securities Commission.

  • Chartwell Retirement Residences

    Chartwell in its $269.5 million trust unit offering

  • RBC Capital Markets

    RBC Capital Markets in CAP REIT’s $345 million equity financing

  • RBC Capital Markets

    RBC Capital Markets in CAP REIT’s $250 million completed offering and over-allotment option

  • Entertainment One

    Entertainment One in its US$4 billion announced acquisition by Hasbro

  • Hydro One Inc.

    Hydro One Inc. in its $1.5 billion offering of Medium Term Notes

  • Bayshore Capital

    Bayshore Capital in Broadridge’s USD$300 million acquisition of RPM Technologies

  • Entertainment One

    Entertainment One in its US$215 million proposed acquisition of Audio Network

  • TD Bank

    TD Bank in connection with Air Canada’s acquisition of Aimia Canada

  • Stella-Jones Inc.

    The Underwriters in connection with Stella-Jones Inc.’s secondary public offering and private placement by Stella Jones International S.A.

  • MAV Beauty Brands Inc.

    The Underwriters in connection with MAV Beauty Brands Inc.’s $242 million IPO

  • Killam Apartment REIT

    The Underwriters in Killam Apartment REIT’s $57.5 Million public offering

  • The Stars Group Inc.

    The Stars Group Inc. in its US$950 million public offering of common shares

  • Hydro One Inc.

    Hydro One Inc. in its $1.4 billion offering of Medium Term Notes

  • Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.

    The Underwriters in connection with Ceridian HCM Holding Inc.'s IPO

  • Entertainment One Ltd.

    Entertainment One in its acquisition of the remaining 49% minority interest in The Mark Gordon Company for US$209 million and related financings for the acquisition

  • Reliance LP

    Syndicate of agents co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with the $400 million note offering by Reliance LP

  • Hydro One Limited

    Hydro One Limited in its offering of $1.4 billion 4.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures represented by installment receipts.

  • TELUS Corp.

    Syndicate of underwriters in TELUS Corp's debt offerings

  • Corporate Finance

    • Hydro One Limited in the secondary offering by the Province of Ontario of 72,434,800 common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of $1.71 billion (acted for Issuer)
    • Hydro One Inc. in the renewal of its $3.0 billion medium term note program and related issuances (acted for Issuer).
    • Bought deal offering by Killam REIT of 7,100,000 trust units (acted for Underwriters).
    • Cross-border MJDS Offerings by Telus Corporation of US$600 million 2.80% Notes due 2027, $500 million 3.20% Senior Notes, Series CO due 2021, $500 million 4.85% Senior Notes, Series CP due 2044, $400 million 3.60% Senior Notes, Series CM due 2021, and $400 million 5.15% Senior Notes, Series CN due 2043 (acted for Agents/Underwriters).
    • Secondary offering of Class A subordinate voting shares of Shopify Inc. (acted for Selling Shareholder).
    • Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation in the renewal of its $1.0 billion medium term note program and the offering of $225 million 2.01% Notes due 2016 and $275 million 2.36% Notes due 2018 (acted for Issuer).
    • Offerings by Rogers Communications Inc. of US$500 million 2.90% senior notes due 2026, US$700 million 3.625% senior notes due 2025, US$300 million 5.00% senior notes due 2044, $850 million 4.10% senior notes due 2023 and $650 million 5.45% senior notes due 2043 (acted for Agents).
    • Various bond offerings by OPB Finance Trust, The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (acted for Issuer) and by Tim Hortons Inc. and Reliance LP (acted for Agents).
    • DREAM Unlimited Corp. in the offering of 3,680,000 Class A Subordinate Voting Shares (acted for Issuer).
    • Capital Power Corporation in its medium term note exchange transaction with Capital Power L.P. and establishment of its medium term note program (acted for Agents).
    • Livingston International Inc. in its Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation for 10.125% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2015 (acted for Issuer).

    Mergers and Acquisitions

    • Entertainment One Ltd. in various acquisitions, including its acquisition of Alliance Films Inc. and its concurrent acquisition of five film and television production and distribution companies.
    • Duff & Phelps Canada Limited in its acquisition of Campbell Valuation Partners Limited and Veracap M&A International Inc.
    • Manulife Financial in its acquisition of Benesure Canada Inc.
    • Fiera Capital Corporation in its acquisition of Canadian Wealth Management Group Inc.
    • Royal Bank of Canada in its $2.2 billion acquisition of Royal Bank of Trinidad & Tobago.
    • Icahn Associates Corp. in its unsolicited tender offers for Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. and related proxy contest.
    • Marwyn Capital Ltd. in its acquisition of the operating subsidiaries of Entertainment One Income Fund.


    • Dream Asset Management Corporation in connection with the spin-off of DREAM Unlimited Corp. by Dundee Corporation by means of a plan of arrangement.
    • Entertainment One Ltd. in its continuation from the Cayman Islands to Canada and its step up from AIM to the standard list of the London Stock Exchange.
    • Canwest Global Communications Corp. in the reorganization of its ownership of its Australian media operations.
  • Find More

  • IFLR: Ranked in IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms: M&A, recognized as Highly Regarded and Rising Star

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association