Michael Waters
Michael Waters
(604) 632-3476
(604) 622-5940
200 Burrard St, Suite 1200, Waterford Centre, Vancouver, BC
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 target companies in friendly and hostile takeover bids, plans of arrangements, reverse takeovers, and other business combinations. He represents public and private issuers, underwriters, and institutional investors in financing transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, private placements, and royalty and streaming transactions. Michael also advises Canadian and international investment funds, hedge funds, and investment fund managers in the formation, offering, and management of retail and exempt investment funds, fund reorganizations and mergers, dealer and advisor registration matters, compliance and disclosure obligations, and fund governance. He is recognized in the 2021 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), the 2020 edition (since 2015) of the Canadian Lexpert® Directory (Investment Funds & Asset Management, Corporate Mid-Market).
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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),