885 West Georgia St, Suite 2200, HSBC Bldg, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON); 2012 (BC)
Jennifer Traub is a partner who represents both issuers and investment dealers in connection with public and private securities offerings, mergers & acquisitions, and other financing transactions. She has particular experience in the resource sector and has played an integral role in managing some of the largest and most complex corporate finance and M&A deals in the mining industry in Canada. Jennifer regularly advises public companies regarding general corporate and securities law matters including continuous disclosure, corporate governance, and Canadian stock exchange issues. She was selected as a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2011 and was honoured with a Lexpert Zenith Award for mid-career excellence in 2018. She is also recognized as a leading lawyer by both Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. She is called to the Bar in both Ontario and British Columbia and has completed the Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law. Jennifer oversaw the firm’s expansion into British Columbia with the opening of the Cassels Vancouver office in 2012. She recently sat on the firm’s Executive Committee for three years and is currently a member of the firm’s Corporate Responsibility Committee and Chair of the Mining Group.
On March 23, 2015, Sandstorm Gold Ltd. acquired from IAMGOLD Corporation, a 1 per cent gross proceeds royalty (the “Royalty”) over a property in Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories, including a property constituting the Diavik Diamond Mine operated by Rio Tinto plc.
NIBE Industrier AB (publ) of Sweden acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of WaterFurnace Renewable Energy, Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act, for cash consideration of around $378 million.