OUR TEAM WORKS WITH PUBLIC COMPANIES, CONSTRUCTIVE ACTIVISTS, PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS, AND HIGH-PROFILE INDIVIDUALS.

Clients

Bayfield Strategy is proud to have worked with a diverse group of clients ranging from public companies, constructive activists, private equity funds, and high profile individuals.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Norsat International

Advised Norsat International Inc. in friendly acquisition by Hytera Communicaions Co., Ltd.

March 2017

Halogen Software

Advised Halogen Software in friendly acquisition by Saba Software.

February 2017

Meta Inc

Advised Meta Inc. in friendly acquisition by the Chan Zuckerberg initiative.

January 2017

Canexus

Advised Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund on hostile takeover bid for Canexus Corporation.

September 2016

InnVest REIT

Advised InnVest REIT in friendly acquisition by Bluesky Hotels and Resorts.

May 2016

Ironhorse Oil & Gas Inc.

Advised 1927297 Alberta Ltd. on its hostile takeover bid for Ironhorse Oil & Gas Inc.

January 2016

IOU Financial

Advised IOU Financial Inc. on its defence against hostile takeover bid.

September 2015

Eagle Energy Trust

Provided investor relations support to Eagle Energy Trust during their special resolution vote.

November 2014

Chaparral Gold

Advised Waterton Global on hostile takeover bid for Chaparral.

October 2014

Tuckamore Capital

Advised Tuckamore Capital Management Inc. on management buyout opposed by dissident shareholder group.

September 2014

Goldcorp

Advised Goldcorp Inc. on its bid for Osisko Mining Corporation.

January 2014

Altai Resources Inc.

Advised Altai Resource Inc. on its defence against a hostile bid.

October 2013

Corporate Defence Mandates

Aeterna Zentartis

Advised Æterna Zentaris Inc. on defence against threatened shareholder action.

Ongoing

Eco Oro Minerals

Advised Eco Oro Minerals Corp. on its proxy contest defence.

April 2017

Confidential

Advised TSX listed company in respect of settlement with dissident shareholder.

January 2017

Cipher Pharmaceuticals

Advised Cipher Pharmaceuticals special committee in respect of dissident shareholder action.

August 2016

Confidential

Advised $1B NYSE listed company on proxy contest defence.

May 2015

EcoSynthetix

Advised EcoSynthetix Inc. on defence against threatened shareholder action.

April 2015

Equity

Advised Equity Financial Holdings Inc. on its proxy contest defence.

December 2013

Genesis

Advised Genesis Land Development Corp. on its proxy contest defence.

August 2013

Ceres Global AG Corp.

Advised Ceres Global Ag Corp. on its proxy contest defence.

July 2013

DiagnoCure

Advised DiagnoCure Inc. on dissident shareholder defence.

April 2013

Shareholder Activism

Hain Celestial

Advised shareholder Engaged Capital on its action at Hain Celestial.

September 2017

Progress Software

Advised Shareholder Praesidium on its action at Progress Software.

Ongoing

Rent-A-Center

Advised Shareholder Engaged Capital on its action at Rent-A-Center.

February 2017

interoil

Advised Concerned InterOil Shareholders on its proxy contest at InterOil Corporation.

June 2016

irobot

Advised Red Mountain Capital Partners LLC on its proxy contest at iRobot Corporation.

May 2016

outerwall

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at Outerwall Inc.

April 2016

central-goldtrust

Advised Polar Securities Inc. on its proxy contest at Central GoldTrust.

April 2015

terago

Advised Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC on its action at TeraGo Inc.

March 2016

temple-hotels

Advised Centennial Group Limited on its campaign for change at Temple Hotels Inc.

June 2015

zale-corporation

Advised TIG Advisors, LLC on its campaign to oppose Zale Corporation merger with Signet Jewelry.

May 2014

innvest-reit

Advised Orange Capital on its proxy contest at InnVest REIT.

February 2014

abercrombie-fitch

Advised Engaged Capital on its proxy contest against Abercrombie & Fitch.

April 2014

rentech

Advised Engaged Capital on its proxy contest at Rentech, Inc.

March 2014

HeartWare

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at HeartWave International, Inc. to oppose an acquisition.

January 2016

Oplink

Advised Engaged Capital on its proxy contest at Oplink Communications Inc.

November 2014

Rovi

Advised Engaged Capital on its proxy contest at Rovi Corporation.

May 2015

Silicon Image

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at Silicon Image.

January 2015

Volcano

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at Volcano Corporation.

September 2014

AeroVironment

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at AeroVironment, Inc.

September 2015

Jamba Juice

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at Jamba, Inc.

May 2014

Medifast

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at Medifast, Inc.

April 2015

Globalstar

Advised Kerrisdale Capital on its short-selling campaign at Globalstar, Inc.

October 2014

Benchmark Electronics

Advised Engaged Capital on its proxy contest at Benchmark Electronics, Inc.

May 2016

MFC Bancorp Ltd.

Advised IAT Reinsurance Company Ltd. on its proxy contest against MFC Industrial Ltd.

December 2013

C&C Group PLC

Advised Orange Capital on its action at C&C Group.

October 2015

Pinnacle Entertainment

Advised Orange Capital on its action at Pinnacle Entertainment Inc.

March 2015

Partners REIT

Advised Orange Capital on its action against Partners REIT.

June 2014

Martinrea

Advised Rea Holdings on its proxy contest against Martinrea International Inc.

June 2014

Altisource Residential Corporation

Advised RESI Shareholders Group on its proxy contest against Altisource Residential Corporation.

May 2016

Altera

Advised TIG Advisors, LLC on its action at Altera Corporation in respect of transaction with Intel Corporation.

May 2015

American Capital

Advised Orange Capital on its action at American Capital Ltd.

March 2015

Arcan Resources Ltd.

Advised Stornoway Portfolio Management Inc. on its opposition to the sale of the company.

December 2014

Difference Capital

Advised Difference Capital Financial Inc. on its proxy contest at BENEV Capital Inc.

May 2014

SunOpta

Advised Engaged Capital on its action at SunOpta Inc.

September 2016

Strategic Investor Relations & Crisis Communications

Supreme

Investor relations support and strategic advice to Supreme Pharmaceuticals.

Ongoing

Think Research

Media relations support to Think Research Corporation.

Ongoing

IBI

Investor relations support and strategic advice to IBI Group Inc.

Ongoing

Waterton Global Resource Management

Investor relations and media relations support to Waterton Global Resource Management.

Ongoing

Forum Equity Partners

Investor relations and media relations support to Forum Equity Partners.

Ongoing

IAT Reinsurance

Investor relations support to IAT Reinsurance Company Ltd.

Ongoing

Polar Asset Management Partners

Media relations support to Polar Asset Management Partners.

Ongoing

Fortress Real Developments

Investor relations and media relations support to Fortress Real Developments.

Ongoing

Canadian Motor Speedway

Investor relations support to Canadian Motor Speedway.

December 2015

Urbancorp

Public relations advice to Urbancorp in connection with restructuring under CCAA.

May 2016