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Daniel Wakeling

Associate

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.6280
Fax:   416.979.1234

Danny Wakeling is an associate at Goodmans. He practices in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.

While attending law school, Danny was named to the Dean’s List. Prior to law school, Danny attended the University of Alberta where he was a member of the University of Alberta Golf Team.

Danny joined Goodmans as a summer student in 2011, returned for his articles in 2012-2013 and became an associate in 2013. During the fall of 2016, Danny was seconded to the Office of Mergers and Acquisitions at the Ontario Securities Commission.

Select Representative Transactions

Public M&A

  • Coeur Mining, Inc. in connection with a plan of arrangement to acquire Northern Empire Resources
  • Camrose Resources in connection with a plan of arrangement to acquire Africo Resources
  • Lake Shore Gold in connection with a plan of arrangement to acquire Temex Resources
  • NexGen Financial in connection with a plan of arrangement with Natixis Global Asset Management

Private M&A

  • The April Group in connection with its acquisition of Benecaid Health Benefit Solutions
  • The Sports Medicine Specialists in connection with its sale to Cleveland Clinic Canada
  • IAC/InterActiveCorp in connection with its acquisition of HomeStars
  • ABC Group in connection with its sale to Cerberus Capital Management
  • Premier Truck Group, part of the Penske Automotive Group family of companies, in connection with its acquisition of Harper Truck Centres
  • Cineplex Entertainment Inc. in connection with its acquisition of WorldGaming
  • Kensington Capital in connection with its acquisition of the assets of Prodomax Automation
  • Postmedia Network Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Sun Media’s English language newspapers and digital properties from Quebecor Media Inc.
  • Strattam Capital in connection with its acquisition of Doxim Inc.

Venture Capital

  • OMERS Ventures in connection with its investment in Touchbistro
  • Sageview Capital in connection with its investment in Elasticpath Software

Corporate Finance

  • Cura Partners Inc. in connection with its $75 million private placement of convertible debentures and Canadian capital market transactions
  • CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd. in connection with various bought deal public offerings of common shares and senior unsecured notes
  • Mettrum Health Corp. (prior to its acquisition by Canopy Growth Corporation) in various bought deal public offerings of common shares
  • Student Transportation Inc. in connection with its $85 million bought deal public offering of convertible debentures
  • Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $46 million bought deal public offering of common shares
  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with Mogo Finance Technology Inc.’s $26.25 million bought deal public offering of common shares
  • Conuma Coal Resources in connection with its offering of US$200 million of senior secured notes
  • Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated in connection with its offering of US$250 million of senior unsecured notes
     
Education Queen's University (J.D., 2012)
University of Alberta (B.Comm (with Distinction), 2009)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada

Year of Call

2013 Ontario