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Year called to bar: 2008 (BC)
Michael Waters is a partner in the BLG Vancouver office. He practises corporate and securities law with emphasis on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, investment fund management, and corporate governance. Michael advises acquirers and targets in friendly and hostile takeover bids and other business combinations. He represents public and private issuers, underwriters, venture capital firms and institutional investors in financing transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, royalty and streaming transactions and preferred share investments. Michael also advises Canadian and international investment funds, hedge funds, and investment fund managers. He is recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Mergers & Acquisitions), the 2020 edition (and previous) of Lexpert® Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining (Corporate Mid-Market and Investment Funds & Asset Management), and the 2022 edition (since 2015) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Investment Funds & Asset Management, Corporate Mid-Market).
On October 7, 2015, Teck Resources Limited (Teck) and a subsidiary entered into a long-term streaming agreement with Franco-Nevada Corporation (Franco-Nevada) linked to production of silver at the Antamina mine in Peru.
On July 9, 2015, Teck Resources Ltd. (Teck) announced that Compañia Minera Teck Carmen de Andacollo (CDA) entered into a long-term gold offtake agreement with RGLD Gold AG (RGLDAG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Gold, Inc., in respect of production from the Andacollo copper mine in central Chile.
Holloway Lodging Corporation and Royal Host Inc. announced that Holloway has completed its previously announced acquisition of Royal Host with an effective date of July 1, 2014. The acquisition is valued at approximately $157 million (on an enterprise value basis),