Nathaniel Brand

Associate

Nathaniel is a lawyer in our finance group. He has broad experience in several areas of law, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities law, bankruptcy and restructuring, and general corporate and commercial law. Prior to joining KRB, Nathaniel practiced in the litigation group of a major international law firm and completed his articles at another national law firm in Toronto. He also performed a significant amount of community development work in Montreal over the course of several years. In addition to his legal studies, Nathaniel recently completed a Master of Liberal Arts in Finance from Harvard University Extension School, where he was a recipient of the Dean’s List Academic Achievement Award.

Nathaniel is a member of the Law Society of Ontario and the Barreau du Quebec.

Representative Work

BCE Inc. v. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Providence Equity Partners & Madison Dearborn Partners: Assisted in the representation of BCE, Inc. and its $1.2 billion claim against the private equity sponsors following the failed leveraged buyout of the company.

Hf. Eimskipfélag Islands in its Acquisition of Versacold Income Fund for $1.2B

Senior Bondholders of Stelco Inc. in connection with a total debt of $3 billion for Stelco’s restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

Research in Motion Limited (Re): Assisted in the representation of Blackberry during the discovery stage of an OSC investigation concerning historical stock options dating practices.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate law

Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporate Finance

Education

Harvard University, ALM in Extension Studies (2020)

Harvard Business School Online, Certificate (2016)

McGill University, Faculty of Law, LL.B./B.C.L. (2007)

Cornell University, School of Industrial and Labor Relations, B.S. (2004)

Year of Call

Law Society of Ontario (2008)

Barreau du Quebec – Canadian Legal Advisor (2010-2015)

Barreau du Quebec (2015)