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Prior to creating DISTINCT Capital Partners Inc., the Principals managed or participated in the following engagements.

Financings:

  • Lead a $300,000,000 fully underwritten secured financing for fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company and the acquisition of a portfolio of products from big pharma.   Lead the syndication and up-sizing of the secured financing to $600,000,000.
  • Lead a fully underwritten secured financing for $80,000,000 for the acquisition of a professional sports team and building.
  • Lead a fully underwritten venture capital financing for $80,000,000 for a generic pharmaceuticals company.
  • Lead a fully underwritten venture capital financing for $60,000,000 for a developer of generic pharmaceuticals.
  • Lead a fully underwritten secured financing for $80,000,000 for a North American Transportation and Logistics operation.
  • Represented and arranged a $20,000,000 senior secured financing for North American thoroughbred racing and farm business.
  • Arranged a series of financings for a TSXV listed industrial minerals company and provided interim CEO management services.


Mergers & Acquisitions:

  • Lead the acquisition and venture capital financing of $15,000,000 for a Quebec based pharmaceutical operation.
  • Represented and arranged the sale of an Ontario Hockey League team to local buyers.
  • Represented the major shareholder of TWP & Company Investment Management Inc., with respect to succession issues and arranging for the sale of an equity interest to Bellweather Investment Management.
  • As a principal and major shareholder of Vital Science Corp. positioned this skin-care products company for sale and marketed the opportunity to various strategic and private equity purchasers with the eventual sale to Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
  • Advised on structuring and lead the acquisition team for Purgenesis Technologies Inc., a Montreal, Quebec based botanical drug development company.
  • Advised on structuring and lead the acquisition team for Fusion Brands Inc., a New York based developer and wholesaler of prestige cosmetics.
  • Advised on structuring and lead the acquisition team for the acquisition of GACI Brokers by specialty insurance company SwiDent SA, of Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Advised on structuring and lead the acquisition team for the acquisition of United Brokers SA by specialty insurance company SwiDent SA of Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Represented a group of individual investors in their purchase of mobile telecom distributor Suberdine SA of Marseille, France.


Business Restructurings:

  • Lead the divestiture of a financially troubled biotech firm.


Investor Services:

  • Represented and arranged the valuation of respective and diverse business entities comprising $ 1BN private equity portfolio.
  • Represented and arranged estate matters and family trust matters for high net worth investor.


Other Engagements:

  • Lead the financial negotiations on behalf of international financial institution for a high profile and successful naming rights association with a professional sports franchise and building.
  • Advised on executive bonus and equity incentive plans to retain key employees for various entities within $1 BN private equity portfolio.
  • Advised on LBO strategy relating to the acquisition of a micro-cap publicly traded entity.