A leading capital markets and M&A lawyer, Shawn has served as lead counsel to issuers and underwriters, advising on many of Canada’s most significant public and private financings. He has extensive expertise in both hostile and negotiated mergers & acquisitions and has acted for acquirers, targets, controlling shareholders, and committees of independent directors. He has also advised public companies and institutional investors on corporate governance issues. Shawn served on Davies’ Management Committee for 16 years and was managing partner in Toronto from 2010 to 2020. He is a former lecturer in securities regulation at McGill University and Osgoode Hall Law School. He currently serves on the board of directors of the St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation. Select Recognition: Expert Guides’ Best of the Best; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets.
Sprott Physical Gold Trust completed a cross-border follow-on public offering of 26,450,000 trust units at US$14.84 per Unit for gross proceeds of US$392,518,000, which included the exercise in full of the over-allotment option under the offering.
Sprott Physical Gold Trust completed a cross-border follow-on public offering of 23,000,000 trust units at US$15.19 per Unit for gross proceeds of US$349,370,000, which included the exercise in full of the over-allotment option under the offering.