Myron B. Dzulynsky

Myron Dzulynsky is a transaction lawyer with broad sectoral experience, with a particular focus on energy and infrastructure projects, M&A and financing. A partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, Myron is also recognized for his experience in private investment fund formation for both sponsors and investors, as well as for acting for investment funds in downstream transactions.

Myron is highly regarded for his creative structuring skills, as well as his ability to lead complex and difficult transactions. As a result, in some cases, he effectively acts as a senior member of the client's deal team.

Myron is rated by major legal directories such as Lexpert and Legal 500 Canada, and speaks and publishes on various topics. He has also the recipient of a Client Choice Award.

Within Gowling WLG, Myron is co-leader of the firm’s global Hydrogen Group, a member of the Energy, and Infrastructure Groups, the former co-head of Toronto's Business Law Department and the former head of the firm's Investment Funds and Private Equity Group.

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Some of the recent transactions with which Myron has been involved include:

  • Representing a Macquarie party in connection with financing of Midtown Tunnel Project, Virginia, USA;
  • Representing seller in connection with the disposition of Canadian electricity transmission interests;
  • Representing private equity seller in connection with the disposition of U.S. water utility interests;
  • Representing design builders in Montreal hospital P3 project;
  • Representing sponsor in connection with detention centre P3 project in Canada;
  • Representing various purchasers in renewables investments in Canada;
  • Representing pension fund investors in connection with investments in Northern American and Canadian focused infrastructure real estate funds;
  • Representing Alberta Investment Management Corporation in connection with $2 billion joint venture acquisition of Canadian real estate portfolio from ING;
  • Representing fund sponsors in connection with private equity fund formation, including Macquarie Group Limited, JP Morgan, Fengate Capital Management, Aureos Advisors, Lumira Capital and Investeco;
  • Representing Macquarie Essential Assets Partnership on various matters, including the acquisition of AltaLink LP, the operator of a major electricity transmission utility in Alberta, the acquisition of an interest in Michigan Electricity Transmission Company LLC, the operator of a major electricity transmission utility in the State of Michigan, the construction of a natural gas electricity generation plant in Western Canada, the refurbishment of the Sea-to-Sky highway between Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, the acquisition of Aquarion Company, a U.S. water company, and in respect of transactions in the electricity and gas distribution sectors in Canada and the U.S.;
  • Representing Deutsche Bank in connection with the financing of a bid to acquire BCE Inc.;
  • Representing Macquarie Infrastructure Partners on various matters, including in connection with the acquisition of port facilities in Nova Scotia and British Columbia, the construction of the A-25 Highway Project in Quebec, the acquisition of interests in Indiana Toll Road, Chicago Skyway, Dulles Greenway, South Bay Greenway, Duchesne Light Holdings and Puget Sound Energy;
  • Representing New World Gaming Partners Inc., a joint venture between Macquarie Group Limited and Crown Limited (formerly Publishing and Broadcasting Limited) in connection with its acquisition of Gateway Casinos Income Fund, certain subsidiaries of Gateway Casinos Inc. and Star of Fortune Gaming (B.C.) Corp.;
  • Representing Riseley Gaming in connection with a consortium to finance and build a casino in New Brunswick;
  • Representing Bruce Power Inc. in connection with various matters, including the reorganization of Bruce Power LP in connection with the refurbishment of nuclear reactors in Ontario;
  • Representing British Energy plc in the formation of Huron Wind LP, a joint venture operator of a wind farm adjacent to the Bruce Power nuclear facility, and the sale of British Energy's interest in such facility; and
  • Representing Metcap Living Group, a private limited partnership group, in connection with the acquisition of a 39 property multi-family portfolio, and the subsequent $700 million disposition of such sale to El Ad Group.

Myron has also had extensive experience on projects in Eastern Europe, and was involved in the establishment of the Smith Lyons office in Ukraine in 1993.