Corporate Finance

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. in connection with its US$310 million Canada / United States cross-border senior note offering.
     
  • Mercer International Inc. in connection with its Euro 1.0 billion secured bank financing of a 552,000 tpa greenfield kraft pulp mill project in Germany.
     
  • Taiga Building Products Ltd. in connection with the negotiation of a new $200 million secured credit facility with J.P. Morgan Chase.
     
  • Pacifica Papers Inc. in connection with the negotiation of $465 million senior secured credit facilities.
     
  • A British Columbia based forestry company in connection with its US$450 million senior note issuance in Canada and the United States.
     
  • A British Columbia based forestry company in connection with its US$160 million senior note issuance in Canada and the United States.
     
  • Pacifica Papers Ltd. in connection with a $260 million senior note offering.