Patrick J. Sullivan

Patrick J. Sullivan

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

psullivan@osler.com

tel: 604.692.2790

Office

Vancouver

Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2016

Ontario, 2016

Education

University of British Columbia, J.D.

Queen’s University, B.A.

Language(s)

English

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.

  • 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

  • Transition Metals Corp.

    Transition Metals Corp. in its sale of royalty interests to Nova Royalties

  • Zenabis Global Inc.

    Zenabis Global Inc. in its completed public offering of units

  • Evrim Resources Corp.

    Evrim Resources Corp. in its merger with Renaissance Gold Inc.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    The underwriters in the US$45.54 million cross-border secondary offering of common shares of Maverix Metals Inc. by Pan American Silver Corp.

  • WealthBar

    WealthBar Executives in their equity sale to CI Financial Corp.

  • Rio Tinto Exploration

    Rio Tinto Exploration in its Option and Strategic Alliance Agreements with Calibre Mining Corp.

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its US$74 million acquisition of the royalty portfolio of Kinross Gold Corporation

  • Lion One Metals Limited

    Lion One Metals Limited in its $11.5 million brokered private placement

  • First Nations Finance Authority

    First Nations Finance in its $163 million bond offering

  • The Special Committee of Canfor Corp.

    The Special Committee of Canfor in Canfor’s arrangement agreement with Great Pacific Capital

  • TD Securities (USA) LLC

    The syndicate of underwriters in the US$1.25 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

    • 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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  • Pacific Business & Law Institute Mining Conference

    Speaker, Mining Agreements: Trends in Royalty Agreements, September 16, 2021

  • 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