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Brandon Hoffman


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

Tel:   416.597.5167
Fax:   416.979.1234

Brandon Hoffman is a partner at Goodmans. His practice involves all aspects of corporate and securities law. Brandon acts for public companies, private companies, Canadian and U.S. private equity firms, investors and special committees on a broad range of merger and acquisition transactions, including cross border transactions, take-over bids, arrangements, going private transactions, strategic investments and reorganizations.

Brandon also advises issuers and underwriters in connection with public offerings, including initial public offerings and bought deal financings.


Brandon’s recent transactional experience includes representing:

  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in connection with its US$374 million equity investment in Chorus Aviation Inc.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in connection with its US$260 million equity investment in Superior Plus Corp.
  • Apollo Global Management Inc. in connection with its acquisition of a majority stake in ABC Technologies Holdings Inc. from Cerberus Capital Management L.P.
  • Playmaker Capital Inc. in connection with several acquisitions including Yardbarker, Two-Up and The Nation Network
  • TD Securities Inc. and Barclays Capital Canada Inc., on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters, in connection with Anaergia Inc.’s $175 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Skelton Canada Inc. and Skelton USA Inc.
  • Cineplex Inc. in connection with its private placement of $250 million of senior secured second lien notes
  • Cineplex Inc. in connection with its $275 million public offering of convertible debentures
  • Cineplex Inc. in connection with its proposed $2.8 billion acquisition of Cineplex by Cineworld Group PLC
  • Special Committee of Northview Apartment REIT in connection with the $4.8 billion acquisition of Northview by Starlight Group Property Holdings Inc. and KingSett Capital Inc.
  • Dealnet Capital Corp. in connection with the successful board-supported take-over bid by Simply Green Home Services Inc. to acquire Dealnet Capital Corp.


Education Osgoode Hall Law School (J.D., 2012)
Schulich School of Business (M.B.A., 2012)
University of Western Ontario (Huron College, B.A., 2008)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Year of Call

2013 Ontario