Michael Bennett is a partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP in Canada. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance and securities, mergers & acquisitions, corporate acquisitions and dispositions, and joint ventures. He has acted for both issuers and underwriters on a broad range of public company matters, including financings, takeover bids and plans of arrangement, corporate governance, and other securities matters. He has significant experience negotiating and drafting major agreements in connection with private acquisition and disposition transactions. He has also structured partnerships and other joint ventures in connection with major projects in the oil and gas industry. In addition to The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Michael is also recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Law. He was called to the Alberta Bar in 1999 and the British Columbia Bar in 1997. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary Bar Association, and Law Society of Alberta.
On June 14, 2018, Nouvelle Autoroute 30, s.e.n.c.(NA30) successfully closed the $1.2 billion bond refinancing for Montreal highway Autoroute 30 (A-30) concession project (the A-30 Project). The bonds included approximately $828 million in long-term bonds, due 2042, priced at roughly 4.11% and approximately $390 million in medium-term bonds, due 2033, carrying a coupon of approximately 3.75%.
On January 26, 2016, Fission Uranium Corp. (Fission) and CGN Mining Company Limited (CGN Mining) completed a strategic investment whereby CGN Mining purchased, on a private placement basis, an aggregate of 96,736,540 common shares of Fission (the Common Shares) at a price of $0.85 per Common Share for a total subscription price of $82,226,059 (the Transaction).