Acted for owners/managers of a Winnipeg based corporation in connection with opening and operating several retail outlets across Western Canada including, negotiating leases and incorporating and organizing corporations in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia and drafting management contracts for each outlet.
Acted for entrepreneur starting a new manufacturing business, including preparation of business plan with entrepreneur and accountant; drafting investment agreement for investors; drafting shareholders' agreement stipulating how the new business was to be operated; representing entrepreneur to financial institutions and negotiating security for debt financing.
Acted for an owner/manager of a car dealership, in conjunction with his accountant, in negotiating and selling his interest to other owner/managers of the dealership.
Acted for both Canadian and United States residents as purchasers and vendors of hunting and fishing lodges in Northern Manitoba.
Acted for owner/manager of a food manufacturing business in connection with the reorganization and refinancing of his business.
Acted for shareholders served with notice that other shareholders were exercising shotgun buy-sell provisions in shareholders' agreement.
Reorganized parent and subsiduary corporations, in conjunction with the corporations' accountant, to allow for investment by management and, subsequently, the sale of the assets and undertaking of those corporations to a publicly listed corporation.
Acted for banks and trust companies providing financing for the development and redevelopment of real estate including, assisting senior management in structuring the financing and drafting of commitment letters, and negotiating and drafting the security documentation.
Acted for family owned corporation, in conjunction with the family's accountant, on the tax efficient sale of assets used in the manufacture and sale of building products.
Acted for franchisees and franchisors.
Acted for developer of shopping centres: negotiating agreements for the acquisition of land; due diligence searches; negotiating and drafting joint venture agreements and development & management services agreements; negotiating interim financing and security to be given; negotiating construction contracts; negotiating and drafting offers to lease and leases with anchor tenants and smaller tenants; negotiating long term financing and security to be given; and, ultimately, acting on the sale of properties.
Acted for developer of land for residential housing including, negotiating agreement for the acquisition of property and determining and satisfying requirements to register plan of subdivision.
Acted for a union on the purchase, redevelopment and leasing of a commercial property.