Stikeman Elliott

Vancouver's Top Deals
The Vancouver office of Stikeman Elliott has acted for:

  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.

  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals in its sale to an investment syndicate led by Vivo Capital LLC and ZQ Capital Limited.

  • Advantage Lithium Corp. in its acquisition of six Argentine lithium brine properties from Orocobre Limited.

  • A syndicate of underwriters on Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.'s US$65M cross-border bought deal financing.

  • The Lax Kw'alaams First Nation in negotiating the C$2B+ Benefit Agreements with the Province of BC, NW LNG and PRGT.

  • Endeavour Mining Corporation in its C$226M acquisition of True Gold Mining Inc.

  • CEF Holdings Limited in its US$60M strategic investment in NexGen Energy Ltd.

  • Etobicoke General Hospital Redevelopment Project, as designated lenders' counsel to the winning consortium.

  • Goldrock Mines Corp. in its C$154M sale of issued and outstanding common shares to Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.

  • Mogo Finance Technology Inc. in its $50M marketing collaboration with Postmedia Network.

  • City of Vancouver in a successful appeal to overturn a BC Supreme Court decision that quashed certain bylaws related to land use and development permitting.

  • Vega and VMG Partners in the sale of Vega Foods to Whitewave Foods Company in a cross-border transaction valued at US$550M.

  • Levon Resources Ltd. (now SciVac Therapeutics Inc.,) and SciVac Ltd. in connection with the acquisition of SciVac Inc. in a reverse takeover of Levon valued at $356M

  • Ballard Power Systems in a transaction with Volkswagen AG and Audi AG for the transfer of intellectual property and an extension to an engineering services agreement for US$80M.

  • Coastal Energy Company in the C$2.3B sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Compañia Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. (CEPSA).

  • Lenders' counsel on two P3 joint-use schools projects in Saskatchewan, with both projects receiving the Silver Award in the Innovative Partnerships category at the 2015 National CCPPP Awards.

  • Concord Pacific Group in connection with their $7B+ waterfront development of Concord Pacific Place, one of the most significant privately-initiated urban brownfield development projects in the world.

  • Representing the underwriters in a cross-border bought deal equity financing of MAG Silver Corp. for gross proceeds of C$79M.

  • Tricor Pacific Capital, Inc. and Golden Boy Foods Ltd. in the C$320M sale of Golden Boy to Post Holdings, Inc.

  • Representing the underwriters, as Canadian counsel, in the US$152.3M cross-border common share offering by Westport Innovations Inc.

  • Sobeys Inc. and Empire Company Limited in connection with its C$5.8B acquisition of all BC property and assets constituting the business of Canada Safeway Limited from Safeway Inc.

  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its C$362.5M sale of certain subsidiaries to Argon Medical Devices, Inc.

  • Orko Silver Corp. in the C$382M cash-and-share takeover by Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp.

  • Coast Capital Savings Credit Union in the sale of its property, commercial and casualty insurance subsidiary to Western Financial Group.

  • Representing the underwriters in connection with MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates Ltd.'s completion of a C$288M bought deal public offering.

  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. in connection with a C$60-$100M Technology Development Agreement with Volkswagen AG.

  • Minefinders Corporation Ltd. in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Pan American Silver Corp., by way of a plan of arrangement, for approximately C$1.4B.

  • Korea Panama Mining Corporation in connection with Inmet Mining Corporation's US$1B precious metal streaming arrangements with Franco-Nevada Corporation for the Cobre Panama copper project in Panama.

  • Endeavour Mining Corporation in its C$389M acquisition of Avion Gold Corporation.

  • Concord Pacific Group of Companies in the acquisition, rezoning and development of over 1.7 million square feet of development sites in Richmond, British Columbia.

  • Branch Brook Holdings, LLC (a partnership of Swander Pace Capital, Jefferson Capital Partners, and United Natural Foods, Inc.) in its acquisition of Kicking Horse Coffee Co.