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Year called to bar: 1997 (AB); 2000 (ON)
Grant McGlaughlin is co-leader of the Private Equity Group and practises in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance, governance and sensitive and complex transactions. He provides superior service and expert legal advice to public and private issuers, underwriters and private equity funds in a broad range of industries including mining and natural resources, technology and industrial. Grant has an extensive corporate practice providing general legal and strategic advice to corporate clients, their senior management and boards of directors with regard to many aspects of their business affairs, including regulatory compliance and governance, providing solutions to meet their business objectives and providing special committee advice. Grant has extensive experience with complex corporate transactions, including public offerings and private placements, insolvency-based transactions and reorganizations and domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. In 2011, Grant was appointed by the Ontario Securities Commission to the Securities Advisory Committee for a three-year term. The 12-member committee advises the Ontario Securities Commission on legislative and policy initiatives, and capital market trends.
On Dec. 16, 2020, Tilray, Inc. and Aphria Inc. announced that they had entered into a definitive agreement to combine their businesses and create the world’s largest global cannabis company based on pro forma revenue of $874 million
On July 14, 2017, Lithium Americas Corp. (Lithium Americas) completed a $355,000,000 financing transaction with Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. (GFL) and Bangchak Corporation Public Company Ltd. (BCP) to finance the development of the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Argentina.
Orla Mining Ltd. (Orla) (TSX-V: OLA) acquired the Camino Rojo Project, a gold and silver oxide heap leach project located in Zacatecas State, Mexico from Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) (Goldcorp) for 31.9 million common shares of Orla (a 19.88-per-cent interest in Orla) and a 2-per-cent net smelter royalty.
On May 9, 2007, H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (H&R REIT) completed a bought deal financing pursuant to which it issued approximately 8.86 million trust units, including 0.86 million trust units issued pursuant to an over-allotment option, for total gross proceeds of approximately $224.2 million.