Mitchell H. Gropper, QC

Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

700 West Georgia St, Suite 2500
Vancouver, BC V7Y 1B3
Phone: (604) 661-9322
Fax: (604) 661-9349

Senior partner Mitchell Gropper, QC has extensive corporate and securities practice with an emphasis on complex transactions including corporate finance, reorganizations and M&A. He has developed innovative financing structures, including income funds and stapled securities. He has represented issuers and investment dealers in IPOs and public/private securities offerings. Mitchell has acted for purchasers and sellers in M&A transactions (Aritzia, MDS, Mark Anthony Presents, Coast Hotels); advised Boards of Directors and special committees (Goldcorp, Intrawest, Coast Wholesale, Sterling Shoes, Vancouver City Savings Credit Union); and has been involved in going-private and related-party transactions. Mitchell has advised on financial reorganizations and debt restructurings, including special legal advisor to City of Vancouver for the Olympic Village and several reorganization transactions for Concord Pacific Group and Onni Development. He was named in The 2017 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and the Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. Martindale-Hubbell ranking AV (preeminent 5.0 out of 5). Admitted to the Bars of British Columbia (1966) and Ontario (1970). Appointed Queen’s Counsel (1990).

Year Called to the Bar:1966 (BC); 1970 (ON)
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