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Jamie Mandell

Jamie Mandell

Associate
About

Jamie Mandell practises in the areas of securities and corporate finance and corporate commercial law.

She has represented both issuers and investment dealers with a variety of matters, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, going public transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

She assists a range of companies that includes startups, mid-size companies and large publicly traded companies.

During law school, Jamie was the President of the Canadian Law Students’ Association and completed an in-house legal internship with international surf company, Billabong International Limited in Australia.

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EXPERIENCE

  • Acted for the agents in connection with an initial public offering and TSX-V listing of EV Nickel Inc
  • Acted for Ascend Wellness Holdings‎ (CSE: AAWH.U‎) in its US$92 million cross-border initial public offering.
  • Represented a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and ATB Capital Markets Inc. in the $149.5 million bought deal public offering of common shares of Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP).
  • Acted for the agent in connection with a cross-border public offering of units of STEM Holdings, Inc. (CSE: STEM) for gross proceeds of $10.3 million.  
  • Acted for the underwriter in connection with a private placement offering of common shares of Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) for total gross proceeds to the Company of $29 million.
  • Represented the underwriters in connection with a bought deal public offering of units of Else Nutrition Holdings Inc. (TSX-V: BABY) for gross proceeds of $20.7 million.
  • Represented Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U) in its USD$3.4 billion arrangement with Canopy Growth.
  • Represented High Street Capital Partners, LLC in connection with its USD$314.2 million subscription receipt financing, reverse take-over of Applied Inventions Management Corp. and the listing of the resulting issuer, Acreage Holdings, Inc. (CSE: ACRG.U), on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Represented Freshii Inc. (TSX: FRII) in connection with its $144 million initial public offering and TSX listing.
  • Represented Canaccord Genuity Corp. in connection with a $23 million private placement of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) subscription receipts in connection with the $37.5 million acquisition of CanvasRx Inc. 
  • Represented a syndicate of agents led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and including Cormark Securities Inc., Dundee Securities Ltd., Mackie Research Capital Corporation and Echelon Wealth Partners Inc., in connection with a $25 million private placement of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSXV: ACB) convertible debentures.
  • Represented Canaccord Genuity Corp. in connection with a $15 million private placement of Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX: ACB) convertible debentures. 
  • Represented MTY Foods (TSX: MTY) in its acquisition of Kahala Brands, the operator of 18 restaurant brands in 27 countries with approximately 2,800 locations, for approximately US$310 million, including US$240 million cash and the issuance of 2,253,930 shares of MTY.
  • Represented Canaccord Genuity Corp. in connection with Golden Leaf Holding Ltd.’s (CSE: GLH) $35 subscription receipt financing.
  • Represented Lockheed Martin in the Canadian reorganization of its IS&GS business as part of its sale to Leidos ($5 billion).
  • Represented OpenGate Capital, a US private equity firm, in its acquisition of Axiall Corporation’s Royal Building Products’ window & door division.
  • Represented a syndicate of investment dealers, led by Haywood Securities Inc. and including Cormark Securities Inc. and Haywood Securities Inc. in connection with a $4.6 million bought deal for VersaPay Corp. (TSXV: VPY).
  • Represented Verdant Financial Partners Inc., a capital pool company, in connection with its Qualifying Transaction with Axis Auto Finance. 
  • Represented Prinova Inc. in connection with a US$17 million growth equity investment by Volition Capital.
Languages
  • English
Education
  • J.D., Bond University, 2013

  • BMOS, Western University, 2010
  • Canadian Securities Course, Canadian Securities Institute, 2009

Other Activities

  • President, Canadian Law Students' Association, Bond University

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Young Women in Law

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