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Year called to bar: 1988 (ON)
Richard Steinberg’s practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance. Richard advises targets, buyers and investors in both solicited and unsolicited transactions, with a particular expertise in cross-border transactions. Richard’s corporate finance practice is focused on structured and cross-border financings, with extensive experience acting for both underwriters and issuers. Richard is the former Chair of Fasken’s Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Richard also advises companies, directors and shareholders on proxy contests and on a broad range of corporate governance and securities compliance matters. As a member of the Senior Securities Lawyers Advisory Group of the Ontario Securities Commission and a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Commission, Richard has provided insights to the Commission on legislative and policy initiatives, as well as capital market trends.
On July 2, 2015, Alamos Gold Inc. (Alamos) and AuRico Metals Inc. (AuRico Metals) completed a previously announced arrangement in which Alamos Gold Inc., a predecessor to Alamos (Former Alamos), and AuRico Gold Inc., a predecessor to Alamos (Former AuRico), amalgamated to form Alamos, a leading intermediate gold producer. As part of the arrangement certain assets of Former AuRico, including the Kemess project, certain royalties and cash, were transferred to AuRico Metals, AuRico Metals was listed on the TSX and the AuRico Metals shares were distributed to the shareholders of Alamos.
First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (“First Quantum” or the “Company”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary FQM (Akubra) Inc. (together, the “Offeror”) announced that, as of 5:00 p.m. EST on April 1, 2013, a total of 65,206,044 common shares of Inmet Mining Corporation (“Inmet”), representing 92.74 per cent of the outstanding Inmet shares (on a fully diluted basis), had been validly tendered to the Offeror's offer (the “Offer”) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Inmet.
On January 26, 2009 TD Capital Trust IV, a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, completed a public offering of $550,000,000 principal amount of 9.523 per cent TD Capital Trust IV Notes-Series 1 due June 30, 2108 and $450,000,000 principal amount of 10 per cent TD Capital Trust IV Notes-Series 2 due June 30, 2108.
On February 13, 2007, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. through their indirect wholly owned subsidiary HCP Acquisition Inc. (together, Harbinger) acquired all of the outstanding trust units of Calpine Power Income Fund (the fund) it did not already own at a price of $13.00 per trust unit for total consideration of approximately $760 million.