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Year called to bar: 1995 (ON)
John Vettese is a partner who practises in the area of corporate finance and M&A in the mining, technology, and diversified industries sectors. He has acted for a number of public clients and investment dealers involved in complex and innovative securities matters and as lead counsel on several M&A transactions. John has significant experience in advising emerging and mid-market companies who are navigating their way through the public markets for the first time. He has developed a particular expertise in the emerging area of cross-border initial public offerings by US emerging and mid-market issuers seeking listings on Canadian stock exchanges. John serves as Executive Chair of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. John was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.
On October 11, 2017, Canopy Growth Corp. (Canopy Growth) entered into a definitive joint venture agreement to form a new company, BC Tweed Joint Venture Inc. (BC Tweed) together with a large-scale greenhouse operator (the Partner) to develop 1.3 million square feet of greenhouse growing capacity in British Columbia.
On December 1, 2017, Canopy Growth Corp. (Canopy Growth), Green House Holdings North America Inc. (Green House) and its affiliate in the Netherlands, GHSC Trading B.V., National Concessions Group Inc. (Organa Brands) entered into a collaborative joint venture. Together, these three companies comprise the most successful global cannabis businesses.
Cambior Inc. recently completed a public offering of 21,346,154 special warrants for aggregate proceeds of $27.75 million. A final receipt was issued on March 13, 2002 for the prospectus qualifying the common shares and the common shares purchase warrants issuable upon the exercise of the special warrants.