Real Estate Advisory | MPA
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.
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