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Patrick has a broad corporate practice with an emphasis in securities, mining and corporate gover..

Patrick Sullivan

Associate, Corporate


Contact Information

psullivan@osler.com

tel: 604.692.2790

Office

Vancouver

Areas of Expertise
Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2016

Ontario, 2016

Education

University of British Columbia, J.D.

Queen’s University, B.A.

Language(s)
English

Patrick practices corporate and securities law with an emphasis on advising public companies in the mining, technology, distribution and beverage industries. He regularly advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions, shareholder rights plans, corporate finance transactions, reorganizations, issuer bids, compliance with stock exchange rules and continuous disclosure obligations.  Patrick has also advised the underwriters and/or creditors with respect to a wide range of corporate finance transactions. Additionally, he advises on corporate governance matters including proxy contests and other shareholder disputes.

Patrick specializes in mining law and advises a wide range of clients in the mining industry. He has significant experience with joint venture, option, mineral property acquisition, royalty and streaming agreements as well as assisting clients with mineral tenure issues.

  • 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

  • Tutela Technologies Ltd.

    Tutela Technologies Ltd. in its acquisition by Comlinkdata

  • Clio

    Clio in its record-setting US$250 million Series D equity financing from TCV and JMI

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its acquisition of an additional 1.5% NSR royalty and concurrent private placement on TMAC Resources Inc’s Hope Bay Gold Mine

  • CIBC World Markets

    CIBC World Markets in Osisko Gold Royalties' $110.7M secondary bought deal offering

  • WealthBar

    WealthBar with respect to CI Financial’s acquisition of a majority stake in WealthBar

  • South32

    South32 in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Arizona Mining

  • Dominion Diamond Corporation

    Lenders and underwriters in the acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation by Washington Companies Corp.

  • Andrew Peller Limited

    Andrew Peller Limited in its acquisition of three British Columbia Wineries

  • goeasy Ltd.

    The underwriters in the $46.46 million bought deal offering of goeasy Ltd. common shares by way of a prospectus supplement filed on October 1, 2018

  • First Nations Finance Authority

    First Nations Finance Authority in its $138 million offering of Senior Secured Bonds

  • Evrim Resources Corp.

    Evrim Resources Corp. in its strategic investment from Newmont Mining Corporation

  • TransAlta Renewables Inc.

    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.

  • EMR Capital

    EMR Capital in its announced agreement to acquire the Cerro Colorado mine in Chile from BHP Billiton Limited for an aggregate cost of up to US$320 million, US$50 million of which is contingent on the future price of copper.

  • Polaris Materials Corp.

    Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Polaris Materials Corp. in its sale to U.S. Concrete, Inc. for $310 million

  • Howyl Ventures Inc.

    Howyl Ventures Inc. in its definitive agreement with Victory Square Technologies Inc.

  • Province of British Columbia

    Underwriters in connection with $1.5 billion of bond offerings by the Province of British Columbia

  • First Nations Finance Authority

    First Nations Finance Authority in its $126,000,000 offering of 3.05% Senior Secured Bonds, Series 2017-1, due June 1, 2028

    • 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.
  • Find More

  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association - Securities Law Subsection Executive (2018/2019)
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation