Christine’s practice focuses on corporate law with an emphasis on investment funds and private equity. Christine represents public pension plans and other leading institutional investors in connection with their investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and co-investment transactions. Christine also represents fund sponsors on the on the formation, marketing, management and regulatory compliance of private equity funds, as well as the operational, legal and regulatory issues faced by their sponsors.
Representative Clients: Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), Cadillac Fairview, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZSF), GIC Real Estate, Inc. (GIC), Hirtle Callaghan, Hydro‑Quebec Pension Fund, Ivanhoé Cambridge, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP), OPSEU Pension Plan Trust Fund (OPTrust), Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB), the Woodbridge Company and other institutional investors and pension fund clients.
Christine has recently advised clients on their investments in vehicles managed by the following fund sponsors:
In 2021: Blackstone, Bond, Brookfield Capital Partners, Crosspoint Capital, Eastern Bell Capital, Further Global Capital, GreenPoint, Hillhouse Capital, KKR, KSL Capital Partners, SkyKnight Capital, Vibrant Capital
In 2020: Actis, Almanac Realty Partners, Angelo Gordon, Bain Capital, Blackstone, Butterfly Equity LP, Clocktower Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Hillhouse Capital, Index Ventures, Initialized Capital, KKR, KSL Capital Partners, Lily Asia Ventures (LAV), Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lionstone Capital Management, StepStone Group, Whitehorse Capital
In 2019: Accel-KKR, Advent International, Antares Capital, Ares Management, Battery Ventures, Bain Capital, Bedrock Capital, Blackstone, Butterfly Equity LP, The Carlyle Group, Clocktower Capital, Global Infrastructure Partners, Hillwood, HPS Partners, Initialized, KKR, Lone Star, Mesoamerica, Parthenon Capital, Platinum Equity, Renaissance, Silver Lake, Tencent, Whitehorse Capital
In 2018: Almanac Realty Investors, American Securities, Blackstone, BlackRock, Boyu Capital, Brookfield Capital Partners, CIM Group, CVC, Decheng Capital, Dragoneer Investment Group, Evolution Capital Management, Hancock Timber Resource Group, Hillhouse Capital Group, Initialized Capital, Index Ventures, KKR, Whitehorse Capital
In 2017: Bedrock Capital, Clarus Ventures (Blackstone), GSO Capital Partners, KKR, Onex Partners, ScaleUP Ventures, Silver Lake, Tencent, Water Street