Represented Firesteel Resources Inc. (TSXV:FTR) in connection with the acquisition of a 60% joint venture interest in Nordic Mines Marknad AB, a Swedish company that owns all of the shares of Nordic Mines OY, a Finnish company. Nordic Mines OY owns the past producing Laiva Gold Mine in Finland. The transaction included a US$20.6 million financing through a pre-paid gold purchase arrangement with PFL Raahe Holdings LP, a vehicle controlled by Pandion Mine Finance, LP.
Represented Baylin Technologies Inc. (TSX:BYL), a diversified leading global wireless technology management company, in the completion of a $40.25 million bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and 6.5% extendible convertible unsecured debentures and the related acquisition of Alga Microwave Inc.
Represented Baylin Technologies Inc. in an acquisition of assets from the radio frequency and microwave divisions of Advantech Wireless Inc. and certain of its affiliates.
Advised GE Capital in connection with its disposition of GE Capital Interbanca S.p.A., its Italian banking division, to Banca IFIS S.p.A. for total consideration of €2.3 billion.
Advised Intercontinental Exchange, Inc., owner of the New York Stock Exchange amongst others, on its possible public offer for London Stock Exchange Group plc.
Advised Standard Chartered Bank on its £3.4 billion rights issue as part of a broader restructuring plan.
Advised UK Green Investment Bank plc. in connection with its sale and privatization by the U.K. government.
Advised Ivanplats Limited (now Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.) in connection with its $493 million dollar initial public offering by way of a long form prospectus and related pre-closing reorganization.
Advised Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. in connection with the issuance of transferable rights to acquire common shares: (i) raising approximately US$1.2 billion; and (ii) resulting in the issuance of approximately 85 million common shares.
Advised a real estate private equity firm in connection with the creation of a large number of investment funds, including the subscription process, underlying documents and offering memorandum disclosure.
Advised Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. in connection with its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding securities of Terrane Metals Corp. by way of a court-approved plan of arrangement for consideration of approximately $700 million.
Worked with First Nations and the Federal Government to create legislation permitting a First Nations bond issue in a manner analogous to the Municipal Finance Authority, believed to be a North American first.
Advised on the separation of EnCana Corporation, valued at approximately $50 billion, into two independent listed companies.
Advised a U.S.-based Private Equity Fund in connection with the sale of its real estate interests and related refinancing at a major North American ski resort, valued at US$26 million.
Advised an agricultural commodities handler on the structuring of a joint venture arrangement with the port authority in connection with the construction and operation of a grain handling/loading facility.
Advised a public company on a cross-border (Asia) reorganization, debt consolidation and repatriation of capital through appropriate tax jurisdictions to allow for a number of divestiture transactions.