We act as counsel to issuers, underwriters and financial investors in respect of capital raising and other corporate finance transactions. We have advised and assisted in the structuring and financing of corporations, limited partnerships, general partnerships, trusts and joint ventures. We assist in the preparation of securities filings in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Our experience includes domestic and cross-border public offerings and private placements of equity, debt and convertible debt securities including exempt, registered, Rule 144A, Regulation S and initial public offerings.

Select major corporate finance transactions include acting as counsel for:
  • Mercer International Inc. US$875,000,000 Offering of Senior Notes
  • Gold Royalty Corp. US$90,000,000 Initial Public Offering and NYSE Listing
  • Terra Nova Royalty Corporation C$50,000,000 Offering of Rights to subscribe for up to 7,571,227 common shares
  • Conifex Timber Inc. US$225,000,000 Revolving line of Credit and term loan with PNC Bank Canada Branch
  • Pacifica Paper Limited Partnership C$257,000,000 Partnership unit issue
  • Mercer International Inc. US$650,000,000 Offering of senior notes due 2022
  • Taiga Building Products Ltd. C$225,000,000 Renewal and expansion of senior credit facility 
  • Conifex Timber Inc. C$64,500,000 Public Offering of subscription receipts, each representing the right to receive one common share
  • Pacifica Paper Limited Partnership C$465,000,000 Negotiation of senior secured credit facilities
  • Mercer International Inc. €300,000,000 Sustainability-Linked Term Revolving Credit Facility with UniCredit Bank AG, et al
  • A Forest Products Company US$425,000,000 Multi-jurisdictional senior note issue
  • Haywood Securities Inc. C$93,000,000 Reorganization and initial public offering of Anvil Mining Limited
  • CIBC World Markets Inc. C$54,552,000 Initial public offering of trust units of Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee Income Fund
  • Mercer International Inc. €1,000,000,000 Financing of 552,000 tpa greenfield kraft pulp mill project in Stendal, Germany 
  • Pacifica Papers Inc. C$465,000,000 Negotiation of senior secured credit facilities