Patrick J. Sullivan

Patrick J. Sullivan

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 604.692.2790



Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2016

Ontario, 2016


University of British Columbia, J.D.

Queen’s University, B.A.



Patrick practices mining, M&A and capital markets transactional law with an emphasis on advising public companies in the mining, technology, private equity and beverage industries. He has acted on several of the most significant mining transactions in Canada in recent years and has deep industry expertise having advised a wide range of clients in connection with joint venture, option, mineral property acquisition, royalty and streaming agreements and mineral tenure issues. He also regularly advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance transactions on behalf of issuers and underwriters, reorganizations, issuer bids, all manner of debt transactions, compliance with stock exchange rules and continuous disclosure obligations. Additionally, he advises on corporate governance matters including proxy contests and other shareholder disputes.

  • Regal Resources Royalties Fund

    Regal Resources Royalties Fund in its US$40 million investment in Sandbox Royalties Corp.

  • Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd.

    Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. in its proposed acquisition of Nova Royalty for $190 million

  • AuTECO Minerals

    AuTECO Minerals in its acquisition of the Green Bay Copper-Gold Project

  • CIBC World Markets

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$2.25 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Lion One Metals Limited

    Lion One Metals Limited in its closing of a $27 million bought deal public offering

  • Silver Crown Royalties

    Silver Crown Royalties in its acquisition of a silver royalty on Gold Mountain Mining Corp.’s Elk Gold Mine

  • General Motors Co.

    General Motors Co. in its US$650 million equity investment in Lithium Americas Corp.

  • Cordoba Minerals Corp.

    Cordoba Minerals in its definitive agreements with JCHX to develop the Alacran Project in Colombia

  • Lion One Metals Limited

    Lion One Metals Limited in its bought deal offering with Eight Capital and Canaccord Genuity Corp.

  • Heritage Mining Ltd.

    Heritage Mining in its initial public offering and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange

  • Hecla Mining

    Hecla Mining in its definitive agreement to acquire Alexco Resource Corp.

  • Zacatecas Silver

    Zacatecas Silver in its US$60 million acquisition of the Esperanza Gold Project and $19.15 subscription receipt offering

  • H2 Ventures 1 Inc.

    H2 Ventures 1 Inc. in its $5 million initial public offering on the TSX Venture Exchange

  • Tintic Consolidated Metals

    Tintic in its acquisition by Osisko

  • Kinross Gold Corporation

    Kinross Gold Corporation in its US$1.4 billion acquisition of Great Bear Resources

  • Amarillo Gold Corp.

    Amarillo Gold Corp. in its acquisition by Hochschild Mining PLC

  • Koch Strategic Platforms

    Koch Strategic Platforms in its US$100 million investment in Standard Lithium

  • Apollo Global Management Inc.

    Apollo Global Management in its $3.3 billion acquisition of Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$2.50 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Momentum Minerals

    Momentum Minerals Ltd. in its merger with IM Exploration Inc.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its royalty portfolio acquisition from Pan American Silver Corp.

  • Domtar

    Domtar in its $3 billion acquisition by Paper Excellence

  • King Street Capital Management

    King Street Capital Management in its private placement in Denarius Silver Corp.

  • RBC Capital Markets, LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$1.75 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

  • Zenabis Global Inc.

    Zenabis Global Inc. in its completed public offering of units

    • Maverix Metals Inc. in its US$74 million acquisition of the royalty portfolio of Kinross Gold Corporation
    • The Special Committee of Canfor in Canfor’s arrangement agreement with Great Pacific Capital
    • First Nations Finance in its $163 million bond offering
    • Clio in its record-setting US$250 million Series D equity financing from TCV and JMI
    • Maverix Metals Inc. in its acquisition of an additional 1.5% NSR royalty on TMAC Resources Inc’s Hope Bay Gold Mine and concurrent private placement
    • CIBC World Markets in Osisko Gold Royalties' $110.7M secondary bought deal offering
    • Lenders and underwriters in the acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation by Washington Companies Corp.
    • South32 in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Arizona Mining
    • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Polaris Materials Corp. in its sale to U.S. Concrete, Inc. for $310 million
    • The underwriters in the $150 million bought deal offering of TransAlta Renewables Inc. common shares by way of a prospectus supplement filed on June 15, 2018
    • The dissident nominees in their successful election to the board of a TSX-V listed junior gold mining issuer at its contested AGM
    • A TSX listed technology issuer in its $18 million financing by way of short form prospectus
    • A large private company in its offering of US$255 in second priority senior secured notes on an exempt basis
    • A US hedge fund in its preparation for a dissident proxy campaign to replace certain directors of a TSX listed issuer at its 2016 AGM
    • Agnico Eagle Mines in several corporate development projects including its investment of $6.19 million in Belo Sun Mining Corp. pursuant to a share purchase agreement
    • The underwriting syndicate in an international REIT’s offering of $144 million of subscription receipts by way of prospectus supplement on a bought deal basis
    • A real estate management company in connection in its acquisition by Sun Life Financial for $560 million
    • A junior mining issuer in its acquisition by Hudbay Minerals in a friendly takeover bid for $555 million as well as assisting in the prior defence of a hostile bid
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  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association - Securities Law Subsection Executive (2018-2022)
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation