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Year called to bar: 1996 (BC)
Andrew is a partner who practises in the areas of securities law at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. He acts for both public and private companies in the local, national, and international context, advising in all aspects of their business including financings, restructurings, mergers & acquisitions, negotiation of commercial agreements, and ongoing governance and disclosure matters. He regularly represents investors, boards of directors, special committees, investment bankers, and other participants in financing and M&A transactions in all industries, particularly mining and technology. Andrew’s practice includes acting for private equity/venture capital investors and companies receiving such investments. He is a regular author and speaker on the subject of structuring cross-border transactions, venture capital investing, and advising high-technology clients.
On July 31, 2018, Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (Galaxy) completed an arrangement transaction pursuant to which Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc., Galaxy Digital LP and First Coin Capital Corp. combined to form a new enterprise in the blockchain, digital asset and cryptocurrency space.
On September 30, 2015, BSM Technologies Inc. and Webtech Wireless Inc. completed the previously announced transaction by way of a court approved plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). Pursuant to the plan of arrangement, Webtech has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of BSM and all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Webtech were transferred to BSM in consideration for the issuance by BSM of 2.136 common shares of BSM and a cash payment of $0.52 for each Webtech share.