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BOB是一种创新且以解决方案为导向的证券和公共证券&A LAWYER 

罗伯特 (Bob) Richardson is a partner in our mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets and financial 服务 groups in 多伦多. A seasoned securities lawyer and former senior banking executive, Bob seeks to achieve clients' business objectives in a way 日 at appropriately balances risks and rewards.

Bob rejoined our firm in 2018, after spending more 日 an 17 years with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and CIBC World Markets Inc. While at CIBC, he managed 日 e legal aspects of almost all of CIBC's strategic transactions globally and lead a talented legal department comprised of over 100 business lawyers, litigators, derivatives lawyers and other legal professionals who worked from 多伦多, Montreal, 纽约, 伦敦, Hong Kong and Bridgeport. Bob worked closely with CIBC's bankers, capital markets professionals, treasury group and strategy & corporate development team on a wide range of domestic and cross-border acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and innovative financing transactions. Bob served on 日 e Board of Directors of CIBC's Canadian and 欧洲 an investment banking subsidiaries and was a member of most of CIBC's key governance and deals committees, including 资本市场 Executive Committee, Fairness Opinions Committee, Due Diligence Committee, Investment Committee and Reputation and Legal Risks Committee.

自2018年4月回到我们公司以来,鲍勃的交易经验包括:

  • Representing Brookfield Infrastructure 伙伴s in its $4.3 billion acquisition of Enercare Inc.
  • Representing InstarAGF Asset Management, 伙伴s Group and Kilmer Van Nostrand in 日 e sale of Billy Bishop 多伦多 City Airport's passenger terminal to JP Morgan Asset Management

此外,Bob经常代表领先的投资银行处理复杂或有争议的交易,包括:

  • 代表格林希尔&Co.,作为Canopy Growth Corporation的独家财务顾问,处理Constellation Brands的51亿美元战略股权投资
  • 代表Scotia Capital作为Aphria Inc.的独家财务顾问,以应对Green Growth Brands主动提出的收购要约
  • 代表格林希尔&Co.作为Canopy Growth Corporation的独家财务顾问,处理Canopy以1.45亿欧元收购Storz的交易& Bickel GmbH & Co. KG
  • 代表国家银行金融公司(National Bank Financial)担任PrecisionEarth Ltd.的独家财务顾问,处理MM Asset Management Inc.和Hisdesat ServiciosEstratégicos的战略投资
  • 代表格林希尔&Co.作为Canopy Growth Corporation的独家财务顾问,处理Canopy以3亿美元收购以34亿美元收购Acreage Holdings的期权的交易

Representing CIBC World Markets in its capacity as exclusive financial advisor to TransAlta Corp. in connection with Brookfield Renewables' $750 million strategic investment and 日 e related opposition by Mangrove 伙伴s

在CIBC期间,Bob参与了各种国内和跨境交易,包括:

  • CIBC以$ 6.8B的价格收购总部位于芝加哥的PrivateBancorp,Inc.,这是一家公开上市的商业和零售银行
  • 以CIBC World Markets为承销商或财务顾问的无数购买交易,IPO,收购要约,合并和资产剥离
  • CIBC以2.5亿美元从景顺集团收购Atlantic Trust
  • CIBC在2008年进行的3B美元股票发行,结合了私募和并购的创新组合
  • CIBC参与了加拿大第三方ABCP市场的$ 32B重组
  • CIBC参与了位于百慕大的Butterfield银行5.5亿美元的资本重组
  • CIBC出售其美国投资银行和杠杆金融业务
  • CIBC与Aimia Inc.和TD Bank达成的$ 3.5B三方Aeroplan协议
     

此外,鲍勃还是枫叶收购公司的总法律顾问兼公司秘书,枫叶收购公司由加拿大13家最大的金融机构组成的财团以33亿美元的价格收购TMX Group Inc.组成。

鲍伯(Bob)是奥斯古德·霍尔法学院(Osgoode Hall Law School)和西方大学法学院的兼职教授,在该学院教授公司财务课程。鲍勃(Bob)曾在RefuSHE(以前称为Heshima Kenya)加拿大委员会任职,该委员会是一家总部位于芝加哥的非政府组织,为内罗毕的年轻妇女和儿童提供庇护,教育,职业培训和就业服务。此外,鲍勃是加拿大陆军预备役的退休上尉,还是加拿大皇家装甲兵团和安大略省军官梅斯的成员,并且是加拿大军队装潢(CD)和加拿大125的骄傲接收者 周年纪念章。

鲍伯(Bob)在Lexpert的加拿大律师500强,40岁以下40强(2004)以及在“加拿大总法律顾问奖(2009)”中入围交易。

鲍勃(Bob)毕业于特伦特大学(BA),奥斯古德·霍尔法学院(LL.B和LL.M)和加拿大陆军的RESO装甲计划。他于1993年被任命为安大略省律师。