1055 West Hastings St, Suite 1700, The Guinness Tower, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1998 (BC)
Trevor has extensive experience advising senior public and private companies, institutions, investment dealers, boards of directors, and special committees on mergers & acquisitions (hostile and negotiated), equity and debt financings, restructurings, corporate governance, and shareholder activism. Trevor is the Past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Business Law Section and a former Chair of the Securities Law Subsection of the Canadian Bar Association (BC). He is also a past member of the Securities Law Advisory Committee, which is a committee of leading lawyers that provides advice to the British Columbia Securities Commission on legal and policy issues relating to securities regulation. Trevor is a director of the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Trevor regularly lectures and authors articles on mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and shareholder activism.
On March 2, 2015, Interfor Corporation completed an acquisition of four sawmills from Simpson Lumber Company, LLC. Interfor purchased the four mills for US$94.7 million plus working capital and contingent future payments. The purchase of the sawmills in Washington, Georgia and South Carolina are key to Interfor’s growth strategy and firmly establishes its presence in the US.
Sprague Resources LP (Sprague) completed its indirect acquisition of all of the equity interests in Kildair Service Ltd. (Kildair) through the acquisition from Sprague International Properties LLC (the Vendor), of the equity interests of Kildair’s parent, Sprague Canadian Properties LLC.
On October 13, 2004, British Columbia Ferry Services Inc. completed its second public offering of 2004, a $250 million offering of 6.25 per cent senior secured bonds due October 13, 2034. The lead underwriter for the offering was CIBC World Markets Inc.
On May 28, 2004, BC Ferries, operator of the second largest ferry system in the world, closed its initial public offering of $250 million principal amount of senior secured bonds and established its initial syndicated bank credit facility for $355 million.
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.
Worldwide Fiber Inc., a Vancouver-based provider of technologically advanced fiber optic communications infrastructure, filed a final offering memorandum on July 23, 1999 in respect of the issue and sale of U. S. $500 million (Cdn. $750 million) 12% Senior Notes due 2009.