79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Co-Head of Torys’ Mining and Metals Practice. Practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. Also advises companies on continuous disclosure, stock exchange matters and shareholder arrangements. Has particular expertise in the areas of public and private equity, streaming and royalty finance and M&A in the mining sector. Recently led the team that assisted in the sale of the largest thermal coal producer in Canada. Also regularly advises offshore clients investing in Canadian resource companies. An instructor at the University of Windsor Law School, where he teaches the business acquisitions section of the Advanced Business Law Seminar. Ontario Bar, 1999. LLB, 1997, University of Winsor. BA (Honours), 1993, Queen's University.
On June 2, 2016, Premier Gold Mines (Premier) and Orion Mine Finance (Orion) closed a $45 million financing arrangement, pursuant to which Orion provided Premier with a multi-draw senior unsecured term facility in the amount of US$30 million, and subscribed for US$15-million of common shares of Premier.