John Wilkin
John Wilkin
(416) 863-2785
(416) 863-2653
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
John's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions and capital markets transactions for public companies. He regularly advises purchasers, vendors and target companies in connection with public and private mergers & acquisitions transactions and strategic investments, and acts for both issuers and underwriters on public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities. He also advises Canadian and international companies on a wide range of corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. John has significant experience in the mining, power and utilities, telecommunications and financial services sectors, and with issuers listed on multiple exchanges.
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Canada aiming to protect critical minerals
Strategy will shift transaction type and incentivize an exploration of new funding sources
Mining in a changing world
Economic volatility, inflation and geopolitical risk paint a murky picture for mining M&A, lawyers say
2020 Looks promising for the mining sector with a stable Canadian economy and high levels of equity capital raised in 2019
On July 30, 2019, Toronto Hydro Corporation (THC) renewed its $1-billion medium-term note program pursuant to the filing of a short form base shelf prospectus.
On April 3, 2019, Americas Silver Corporation (“Americas Silver”) completed its acquisition of Pershing Gold Corporation (“Pershing Gold”) by way of an agreement and plan of merger (the “Transaction”).
On December 7, 2015, CI Financial Corp. completed a public offering $450,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.645 per cent debentures due 2020.
Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced that it had closed its previously announced financing transactions with US private equity firm Orion Mine Finance, Investissement Québec (through its wholly owned subsidiaries Diaquem Inc. and Resources Québec) (“RQ”), and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to fund the construction of the Renard Diamond Project, Quebec’s first diamond mine.
BCE Inc. completed its privatization of Bell Aliant Inc. and the integration of its Atlantic Canada affiliate into BCE’s national operations, following its successful offer to purchase all of the outstanding publicly-held Bell Aliant common shares for a combination of cash and BCE common shares valued at approximately $3.95 billion.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce completed the offering of $400 million series 25 class A preferred shares in all Canadian jurisdictions pursuant to its existing shelf prospectus on April 17, 2002.
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