Real Estate

We have industry leading experts, understanding the nuances of the market, with more than 30 years of experience as trusted financial advisors and board members in the Canadian and International real estate sectors. In addition to traditional capital raising and M&A advisory mandates, we have also completed numerous assignments as independent advisors to Special Committees and Board of Directors regarding complex corporate transactions.

Our clients have included global and middle-market asset managers focusing in real estate, and publicly traded real estate investments trusts (“REITs”).

MPA’s dedicated real estate professionals continue to be represented on leading Canadian REITs.

Coverage Team

David Santangeli
Brent Walker
Stephen Sender

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Our Expertise

  • Advisor to the Special Committee of Cambridge Shopping Centres with respect to two insider bids made by its major shareholder, the Caisse De Depot

  • Advisor to the Special Committee of Concord Pacific in a going private transaction involving its significant shareholder

  • Advisor to the Special Committee of First Place Tower in the going private transaction with O&Y Properties

  • Advisor to the Special Committee of Morguard REIT

  • Arranger of first mortgage bonds for the Toronto Eaton Centre and a variety of other premier retail properties

  • Government advisory assignments for Province of Ontario Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Energy, and Premier’s Office , City of Toronto, and a variety of other Canadian municipalities

  • Lead advisor to BurCon Properties special committee on $700 million merger with Oxford Properties

  • Lead advisor to Cambridge Shopping Centres special committee on $500 million insider bid by and sale to Ivanhoe

  • Lead advisor to Canadian Apartment Properties REIT on $510 million merger with Residential Equities REIT

  • Lead advisor to Onex Corporation on $2.3 billion bid for John Labatt, and $750 million acquisition of Celestica Inc.

  • Lead advisor to Retirement Residences REIT special committee on strategic alternative review and $2.8 billion sale to Public Sector Pension Investment Board

  • Lead advisor to Trizec Canada Inc. on $8.9 billion sale of Trizec Properties and Trizec Canada to Brookfield Properties

  • Lead advisor to Unihost Corp. on hostile bid by and sale to W-Westmont

  • Lead underwriter for Newgrowth as special purpose listed companies