T. E. (Ted) Scott 

T. E. (Ted) Scott

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.7183
e: ted.scott@mcmillan.ca

overview

Ted Scott is a senior corporate partner who carries on an active transaction practice. He is a former head of the firm's Corporate Group and served two terms as a founding member of the firm's Board of Partners.

Ted practises business law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances and complex and cross-border commercial transactions. He has broad experience acting for public and private corporations and financial institutions in transactions and general commercial matters.

Ted serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Private Equity Fund Formation practice and Co-Chair of the firm's Automotive Group.

Representative Matters

Ted led the McMillan teams that acted for:

  • Kilmer Group in multiple transactions, including its merger transaction involving the Warren Group and Lafarge Canada, the Lafarge North America going private transaction, the Ontario Highway Service Centre PPP Project, the Pan-Parapan Games Athlete's Village PPP Project (2011) and the Port Credit West Village Partners Project (2017).
  • Kilmer Group in the formation of the Kilmer Capital private equity funds and the formation of the Kilmer Brownfield funds and in the implementation of numerous private equity transactions, including investments in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Coretec, SMTC (IPO, 2000), York Uniforms, Vansco Electronics, Coalision, English Bay Batter (2014 and 2017), Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport (2015), Chaleur Sawmills (2016) and Cypress Five Star (2017)
  • Canon Canada and its subsidiaries in various transactions
  • Honda Canada, its affiliates and associated entities in various transactions and commercial matters
  • MMM Group and its employee shareholders in connection with investments by OMERS in MMM Group (2009), various acquisitions by MMM Group and the sale to WSP Global (2015)
  • Royal Bank of Canada in multiple transactions including acquiring Westbury Canadian Life Insurance Company, the Canadian business of Mutual of Omaha, the Canadian business of Prudential of America Life Insurance Company (Canada), the Canadian business of UnumProvident Canada (2006), a branded credit card portfolio from Bank of America (2012) and various other commercial transactions
  • Intact Financial Corporation in various acquisitions and divestitures
  • Potentia Solar in connection with its acquisition of MOM Solar and other MOM entities from Morgan Stanley and Main Street Power (2013)

Presentations

The Critical Importance of Corporate Governance: Leadership, Culture, Compliance and Ethics
Formation of Private Equity Funds

Publications

Limited Partnerships: When to Head to Manitoba and When to Stay at Home?

News

McMillan lawyers recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2016
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013 Recognizes 44 McMillan Leading Practitioners

Education

  • University of Toronto, LLB - 1978
  • University of Waterloo, BA - 1975

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 1980

Practices

business law
private equity
negotiated transactions
mergers and acquisitions
acquisitions and divestitures
private m&a
investment funds and asset management
corporate finance

Industries

private equity - buyouts & venture capital investment
automotive
energy
banking, finance and insurance
infrastructure

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Canadian, Ontario and American Bar Associations
  • Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
  • Member, University of Waterloo Board of Governors, Finance and Investment Committee and Buildings and Properties Committee

Awards & Rankings

  • Recommended as a leading practitioner in Global Counsel 3000, The Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory, The Guide to the World's Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Lawyers and The Best of the Best guides in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity
  • Recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2016
  • Recognized by Lexpert in the Report on Business Magazine 2014 as a "Leading Energy Lawyer"
  • Ranked in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 in the area of Corporate Mid-Market
vcard

Ted Scott is a senior corporate partner who carries on an active transaction practice. He is a former head of the firm's Corporate Group and served two terms as a founding member of the firm's Board of Partners.

Ted practises business law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, joint ventures and strategic alliances and complex and cross-border commercial transactions. He has broad experience acting for public and private corporations and financial institutions in transactions and general commercial matters.

Ted serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Private Equity Fund Formation practice and Co-Chair of the firm's Automotive Group.

Ted led the McMillan teams that acted for:

  • Kilmer Group in multiple transactions, including its merger transaction involving the Warren Group and Lafarge Canada, the Lafarge North America going private transaction, the Ontario Highway Service Centre PPP Project, the Pan-Parapan Games Athlete's Village PPP Project (2011) and the Port Credit West Village Partners Project (2017).
  • Kilmer Group in the formation of the Kilmer Capital private equity funds and the formation of the Kilmer Brownfield funds and in the implementation of numerous private equity transactions, including investments in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Coretec, SMTC (IPO, 2000), York Uniforms, Vansco Electronics, Coalision, English Bay Batter (2014 and 2017), Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport (2015), Chaleur Sawmills (2016) and Cypress Five Star (2017)
  • Canon Canada and its subsidiaries in various transactions
  • Honda Canada, its affiliates and associated entities in various transactions and commercial matters
  • MMM Group and its employee shareholders in connection with investments by OMERS in MMM Group (2009), various acquisitions by MMM Group and the sale to WSP Global (2015)
  • Royal Bank of Canada in multiple transactions including acquiring Westbury Canadian Life Insurance Company, the Canadian business of Mutual of Omaha, the Canadian business of Prudential of America Life Insurance Company (Canada), the Canadian business of UnumProvident Canada (2006), a branded credit card portfolio from Bank of America (2012) and various other commercial transactions
  • Intact Financial Corporation in various acquisitions and divestitures
  • Potentia Solar in connection with its acquisition of MOM Solar and other MOM entities from Morgan Stanley and Main Street Power (2013)
2016
The Critical Importance of Corporate Governance: Leadership, Culture, Compliance and Ethics
2014
Formation of Private Equity Funds