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About Liz

Liz's practice focuses on advising clients on a wide variety of capital markets transactions including public offerings, mergers and acquisitions and private placements. She also advises clients on corporate governance and securities law regulatory matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and stock exchange matters.

In 2019, Liz completed a secondment with one of the Firm's Canadian financial institution clients. 

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Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Deciem Beauty Group Inc. on the agreement by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. to increase its investment to approximately 76% from 26% at a current enterprise valuation of approximately US$2.2-billion and to purchase the remaining interests after a three-year period

  • Bespoke Capital Acquisition Corp. on its acquisition of Vintage Wine Estates, Inc. with an enterprise value of US$690-million and listing on Nasdaq

  • Cboe Global Markets on its acquisition of TriAct Canada Market Place LP

  • Canaccord Genuity Growth Corp. on its acquisition of Columbia Care Inc. valued at US$1.35-billion

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of IBI Group Inc. on its C$873-million acquisition by Arcadis N.V.

  • RIV Capital Inc. on its US$247-million acquisition of Etain, LLC

  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Teck Resources Limited in connection with its proposed separation into two independent publicly listed companies and collapse of its dual class voting structure

  • Cyclica Inc. on its acquisition by Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Capital Markets

  • dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. in connection with its C$700-million initial public offering and C$250-million concurrent private placement of subordinate voting shares for total proceeds of approximately C$950-million and its C$100-million bought deal offering of subordinate voting shares

  • Various SPACs, including Subversive Capital Acquisition Corp. and Choice Consolidation Corp., on their initial public offerings

  • Great-West Lifeco Inc. in connection with its public offerings of C$1.5-billion principal amount of 3.60% limited recourse capital notes, C$500-million principal amount of 2.981% debentures due July 2050, C$600-million principal amount of 2.379% debentures due May 2030 and 8,000,000 First Preferred Shares, Series Y for gross proceeds of C$200-million

  • A Canadian financial institution in connection with public offerings of subordinated debentures, senior notes and preferred shares (NVCC)

  • Celestica Inc. in connection with secondary offerings by Onex Corporation of subordinate voting shares of Celestica Inc.

  • Element Fleet Management Corp. in connection with its public offering of C$150-million of 4.25% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures

  • Underwriters on numerous public offerings of equity and debt securities, including offerings by Score Media and Gaming Inc. and Aurora Cannabis Inc., including offerings by Score Media and Gaming Inc., Aurora Cannabis Inc. and Trisura Group Ltd.

Governance/Advisory

  • Various public companies on securities compliance and strategic matters, including corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations

Publications
Education
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2018
JD (With Distinction), University of Toronto – 2017
MA, Fashion, Ryerson University – 2014
BA, Economics, York University – 2011
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