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Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Linda Misetich Dann is a partner and co-Head of Bennett Jones' Corporate Department, as well as Lead Director of the Partnership Board. She practises securities and corporate law with a focus on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and transactional work in the mining sector. She represents a broad range of clients, including issuers and investment dealers in connection with public and private financings, takeover bids, plans of arrangement, and restructurings. Linda has also negotiated and structured a wide range of corporate transactions, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, and corporate reorganizations. Linda also provides advice on general corporate and continuous disclosure obligations. Some of her experience includes counsel to Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd in connection with the spin-out of mining assets and marketable securities to form Osisko Development Corp. and a concurrent $100 million bought deal equity offering; counsel to IBI Group Inc. in connection with its bought deal prospectus offering and concurrent private placement of $46 million principal amount of 6.5% senior unsecured debentures; and counsel to Argonaut Gold Inc. in connection with its $125.6 million bought deal public offering of common shares. She was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1999.
On December 14, 2017, Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. completed its $325-million notes offering and $50-million revolving credit agreement. The Notes were guaranteed by each of the company’s subsidiaries and were secured on a second-priority basis by substantially all of the company’s assets, including the company’s 49-per-cent participating interest in the joint venture related to the Gahcho Kué diamond mine.
On July 31, 2017, Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd (Osisko) completed the acquisition of a high-quality precious metals portfolio of assets consisting of 74 royalties, streams and precious metal offtakes from Orion Mine Finance Group (Orion) in exchange for total consideration of $1.125 billion, consisting of $675 million cash and the issuance of 30,906,594 shares of Osisko.
On February 28, 2017, Osisko Mining Inc. (Osisko Mining) completed concurrent “bought deal” private placement financings of (i) 15,325,000 units of Osisko Mining (each comprised of one common share and one warrant) at a price of $3.40 per unit for aggregate gross proceeds of around $52 million (the Unit Offering), and (ii) 5,450,000 flow-through common shares of Osisko Mining at a price of $5.52 per flow-through shares for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $30 million (the FT Offering).