200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2003 (BC)
Graeme Martindale is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. His practice focuses on the areas of securities and capital markets. Graeme advises clients in a range of matters, including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, mining, and corporate law. He acts for public companies, investment dealers, REITs, boards, and special committees, advising on initial public offerings, public and private equity and debt financings, compliance matters, and corporate governance. Graeme also assists clients with disclosure obligations regarding National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada,The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and IFLR1000. Graeme was also named as one of Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 (2016) and as Vancouver Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Governance Practice in The Best Lawyers in Canada (2018).
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. announced that it acquired Lumina Copper Corp. in a cash and share transaction valued at approximately $470 million. The transaction was carried out by way of a statutory plan of arrangement pursuant to the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). As a result of completion of the transaction, First Quantum now owns the Taca Taca project in Argentina, one of the world's most promising undeveloped copper deposits.