Kenneth Saddington is a partner in the Tax Group at Goodmans.
He advises on all areas of Canadian domestic and international income taxation that arise in corporate and commercial transactions. His practice has an emphasis on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, debt restructurings, corporate finance, and investment funds.
Kenneth is recognized as a leading tax lawyer in publications including The Legal 500 Canada and Best Lawyers in Canada.
the Plan Sponsors (leading private equity firms) in Lightstream Resources Ltd.’s $2 billion restructuring
the Ad Hoc Committee of Noteholders in Connacher Oil and Gas Ltd.’s $1 billion restructuring
HealthLease Properties REIT in its $1 billion acquisition by Health Care REIT, Inc.
Health Care REIT, Inc. and Revera Inc. in their US$2 billion joint venture resulting in shared ownership of 70+ Canadian retirement residences previously owned by Revera Inc.
the underwriters and agents in various public offerings by Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and its affiliates, including Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P., Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P., Brookfield Office Properties Inc. and Brookfield Business Partners L.P.
Awards & Recognition
Best Lawyers in CanadaRecognized, Tax Law2023
Best Lawyers in CanadaRecognized, Tax Law, Tax2022
The Legal 500 CanadaRecommended, Tax2021
Kenneth has authored numerous papers and speaks frequently on commercial and international income tax matters. He is a frequent guest lecturer at Osgoode Hall Law School on business tax planning.