595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1996
Kevin practises primarily in the areas of Canadian domestic and international corporate taxation, including mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, and equity and debt (including cross border convertible debt) financings. He has dealt with inbound and outbound structuring transactions involving numerous jurisdictions. He has significant experience dealing with taxation matters related to mining including flow-through shares, flow-through limited partnerships and stream agreements. Kevin has also dealt extensively with the taxation aspects of equity compensation plans, including stock option, restricted share unit and deferred share unit plans.
On March 17, 2015, Silver Wheaton Corp. completed a bought deal common share offering pursuant to the multijurisdictional disclosure system (MJDS). An aggregate of 38,930,000 common shares were sold for aggregate gross proceeds of US$800 million. Silver Wheaton used the net proceeds to fund its acquisition of an additional 25 per cent gold stream from Vale S.A.’s Salobo Mine, located in Brazil.