Jason Lehner

Jason Lehner


Jason is Managing Partner of Toronto and focuses on advising issuers and investment banks in a broad range of public and private capital markets transactions, including high yield debt issuances, leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings, cross-border securities offerings and liability management transactions.
Having worked in the firm's Toronto office for over 20 years, Jason has developed significant expertise helping Canadian companies raise money in the United States. He also advises U.S. and Canadian corporations with respect to corporate governance, spin offs and other general corporate matters. He has worked on transactions involving companies in a broad range of industries, including mining and metals, media and telecommunications, power and energy, general industrials, consumer retail and forest products.


Representative matters

KLX, Leeward Renewable Energy, Inmet Mining, Mattamy Homes and Tembec in their high yield debt offerings.
The underwriters in high yield debt offerings by Affinion, AmeriGas, Arch Coal, Brookfield Residential, Brown Shoe, Cablevision, Caleres, Consolidated Communications, Cott, Dana, Flint Energy, Foresight Energy, Harvest Operations, Navistar, Peabody Energy, Penske Automotive Group, Petrobakken, Sunshine Oilsands and Teck Resources.
Fairfax Financial and IMAX in connection with U.S. securities law matters, including debt offerings and liability management transactions.
The underwriters in equity offerings by Cenovus, Colfax, Cott, Foresight Energy, Inmet Mining, Kinross Gold and Macquarie Infrastructure.
Investment grade offerings by Agrium, Bank of Montreal, Canadian Natural Resources, CCL Industries, CDP Financial, Cenovus, Kinross, Magna International, ONEOK, Provinces of British Columbia and Ontario, WestJet and West Fraser Timber.



New York, 1996
Foreign Legal Consultant, Ontario


B.S., Cornell University, 1992
J.D., magna cum laude, New York University, 1995, Order of the Coif