Stikeman Elliott

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

  • 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.

  • Province of British Columbia in the negotiation and implementation of Incremental Treaty Agreements with 5 First Nations on Vancouver Island.

  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police E-Division headquarters, designated lenders' counsel on the successful bid led by Bouygues Batiment International for development of the Surrey, British Columbia project, the first PPP undertaken by the Government of Canada.

  • Pilot Gold Inc., representing the underwriters, in connection with Pilot Gold's completion of a C$37.5M bought deal public offering.

  • Korea Panama Mining Corporation (a joint venture between KORES and LS-Nikko) in its acquisition of a 20% interest in Minera Panama SA ("MPSA") from Inmet Mining Corporation for US$199M in cash (including US$30M option payment).

  • Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its sale of certain intellectual property to Ethicon, Inc., a unit of Johnson & Johnson, Inc., and its affiliates for up to C$62M and other consideration.

  • Bentall Kennedy Group in the corporate reorganization giving effect to the integration of the real estate advisor and real estate services businesses of Bentall LP in Canada and Kennedy Associates Real Estate Counsel, LP in the United States, under one North American "Bentall Kennedy" platform, with assets under management of C$27B.

  • Midway Gold Corp. in its C$15.69M public offering of units.

  • Forensic Services & Coroner's Complex, designated lenders' to the successful bid led by Carillion Canada to develop the facility in Toronto.

  • City of Richmond in connection with IKEA redevelopment and Firbridge community centre development.