Michael Waters
Michael Waters
(604) 632-3476
(604) 622-5940
200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterfront Centre, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2008 (BC)
A partner in the BLG Vancouver office, Michael practises corporate and securities law with emphasis on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, investment fund management, and corporate governance. He 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. He also advises Canadian and international investment funds, hedge funds, and investment fund managers. An Adjunct Professor, he teaches Securities Regulation at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law. Michael is one of the founders of BLG's Startup & Grow initiative, offering legal solutions tailored to entrepreneurs, startups and early-stage companies, primarily in the technology sector. He also has considerable expertise in the mining sector. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law; Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year - Vancouver). Education: LLB (Osgoode Hall Law School). Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2008.
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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 October 27, 2015, Yamana announced that it had entered into three metal purchase agreements with Sandstorm.
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),