595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1985 (BC)
Peter's practice encompasses all types of M&A and corporate finance transactions, including public and private equity financings, takeover and issuer bids, independent counsel to investment dealers and boards of directors, and all regulatory and stock exchange compliance work. He also has extensive experience in share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and shareholders' and joint venture agreements. He has acted for issuers and underwriters in respect of many mining transactions in Canada, the United States, South America, Africa, China, and Australia. Peter is a member of the Canadian Bar Association's Securities Law and Business Law Subsections, as well as the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. He is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.
On December 14, 2018, International Petroleum Corporation (IPC) completed its acquisition of BlackPearl Resources Inc. (BlackPearl) by way of a share exchange pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act with a value of approximately C$675 million.
On April 24, 2017, Lundin Petroleum AB, a Swedish oil and gas company, completed the cross-border spin-off of its then wholly owned Canadian subsidiary International Petroleum Corporation by way of distribution of all the shares of International Petroleum to the shareholders of Lundin Petroleum.
On July 28, 2016, Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (“Fortuna”) completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares (“Goldrock Shares”) of Goldrock Mines Corp. (“Goldrock”) by way of plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”).
On July 19, 2016, Goldcorp Inc. (Goldcorp) acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Kaminak Gold Corp. (Kaminak) pursuant to a court-approved plan of arrangement (the Arrangement) on the basis of 0.10896 of a Goldcorp common share for each common share of Kaminak.
On August 15, 2003, QLT Inc., a global bio-pharmaceutical and photodynamic therapy company, completed the issuance of US$172.5 million aggregate principal amount of 3 per cent convertible senior notes due in 2023. The notes are convertible into QLT common shares under certain circumstances at an initial conversion price of approximately US$17.80 per share.