加里 利特瓦克’s practice focuses on public and private equity and debt financing, mergers and acquisitions and securities regulation, with special emphasis on transactions (financings, M&A and industry focused commercial arrangements) involving mining, financial 服务 and registrant companies. He also advises independent committees of boards of directors regarding “related party” and significant material transactions and circumstances, and dealers and advisors on investment funds and registration compliance.
Major clients 加里 has represented include Companhia Vale do Rio Doce, Rio Tinto and Glencore (and its predecessors), as well as numerous underwriters and financial advisers in the industry.
- 法律顾问 to the underwriting syndicate for Nexa Resources’ US$570 million IPO;
- 法律顾问 to Sigma Lithium Resources Corporation on its TSX Venture Exchange going public transaction and its various pre-public financings;
- 法律顾问 to Kraft Canada on the US$60 billion merger of Kraft and Heinz;
- 法律顾问 to the underwriting syndicate for Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation’s $193 million public equity offering;
- 法律顾问 to Companhia Vale do Rio Doce on a C$162 million plan of arrangement under which it acquired a 50% interest in the assets of TEAL Exploration &矿业公司并与非洲彩虹矿业有限公司成立了50:50的合资企业；
- 法律顾问 to Rio Tinto plc in its transactions with Ivanhoe Mines Limited related to purchase and subsequent resale arrangements on a large portfolio of long lead time heavy mining equipment supply contracts;
- 法律顾问 to Shear Minerals Ltd. in its acquisition of the Jericho Mine in Nunavut and the related equity financing and its diamond marketing and sales arrangements and loan facility with Taché;
- 法律顾问 to Chesswood Income Fund for its conversion into a dividend paying corporation by way of plan of arrangement, and counsel to Chesswood Group Limited on its various financings and M&A transactions; and
- 法律顾问 to Xstrata Copper for its acquisition (with Goldcorp) of an option to acquire the Agua Rica project in Argentina and related assets.
加里 is also co-head of the editorial board for the firm’s industry law blog “Mining Prospects” and an adjunct professor of Advanced Securities Law at 奥斯古德·霍尔法学院.
加里 received his LLB from the 渥太华大学 in 1988 and his LLM (International Business Transactions) from 奥斯古德·霍尔法学院 in 1992. He was called to the Ontario bar in 1990.
Highly Regarded: 资本市场: equity, private equity, M&A