We advise public and private corporations, individuals and other commercial entities in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, hostile and friendly take-over bids, mergers, plans of arrangement and other acquisition and change-of-control related transactions.

Select major mergers and acquisitions transactions include acting as counsel for:
  • Gold Royalty Corp. C$374,000,000 Acquisition of Abitibi Royalties Inc. and Golden Valley Mines and Royalties Ltd.
  • Conifex Timber Inc. US$215,000,000 Acquisition of the Suwannee sawmill in Cross City, Florida and the Caddo River sawmill in Glenwood Arkansas for cash and shares 
  • British Columbia Lottery Corporation C$800,000,000 Acquisition by New World Gaming Partners Ltd. of Gateway Casinos Income Fund
  • Pacifica Papers Inc. C$1,000,000,000 Merger by way of a plan of arrangement with Norske Skog Canada Limited
  • Mercer International Inc. €270,000,000 Acquisition of Hotzindustrie Torgau
  • Terra Nova Royalty Corporation US$220,000,000 Tender offer for all the outstanding shares of Mass Financial Corp.
  • Hillsborough Resources Limited C$38,000,000 Acquisition by Vitol Anker B.V. by way of a plan of arrangement
  • Pacifica Paper Limited Partnership C$850,000,000 Acquisition of the paper business of MacMillan Bloedel Limited 
  • A Forest Products Company US$144,000,000 Acquisition of sawmills and Crown tenures from Pacific Forest Products Limited 
  • MFC Bancorp Ltd. C$27,000,000 Acquisition of Lehman Brothers Bank (Switzerland)
  • Gold Royalty Corp. C$262,000,000 Acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Ely Gold Royalties Inc. by way of plan of arrangement