Steven R. McKoen, QC
Partner

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-3319
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: steven.mckoen@blakes.com
 
 
 

Steven practises securities and corporate law. His practice emphasizes domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations, corporate finance, and corporate governance. He acts for a wide variety of issuer, underwriter and private equity clients in a variety of sectors including mining, forestry, high-tech and bio-tech. Steven has been a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia since 2016 and was an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of British Columbia for 8 years. Recent transactions include acting for: Nevsun Resources Ltd. with respect to an unsolicited acquisition proposal by Lundin Mining Corporation and Nevsun’s subsequent acquisition by Zijin Mining Group Co. Ltd. for $1.86-billion; BRS & Co.’s acquisitions of majority stakes in Organika Health Products Inc. and Canada Pooch Ltd.; Timber Investments Ltd.’s acquisition of a majority stake in Columbia Containers Ltd.; and Canadian counsel to Digital Colony Partners and EQT Infrastructure IV Fund in connection with their consortium’s US$14.3-billion agreement to acquire, recapitalize and take private Zayo Group Holdings, Inc.


Year Called to the Bar:1998 (BC); 2002 (New York)
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Corporate Commercial Law
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Corporate Mid-Market
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