Recent Work
  • MedReleaf Corp. in its C$3.2B acquisition by Aurora Cannabis Inc.
  • CanniMed Therapeutics Inc., as special committee counsel, in connection with CanniMed’s hostile take-over bid defense and subsequent negotiation of a supported take-over bid by Aurora Cannabis Inc. with an implied total equity value of over C$1.2B.
  • The agents, led by Beacon Securities Limited, in connection with the C$50M private placement offering by Cannex Capital Group Inc. of subscription receipts to fund its acquisition of BrightLeaf Development LLC and concurrent reverse take-over of Arco Resources Corp.
  • AltaCorp Capital Inc., the sole agent in a C$20M private placement offering of common shares of Prairie Plant Systems Inc., the parent company of CanniMed Ltd., the first company licensed to produce medical marijuana in Canada.
  • Syndicate of underwriters, led by AltaCorp Capital Inc., as counsel, in connection with the C$60M initial public offering of common shares of CanniMed Therapeutics Inc.
  • National Concessions Group Inc. (a.k.a. Organa Brands) in its collaborative joint venture with Green House Holdings North America Inc., GHSC Trading B.V., and Canopy Growth Corporation. Operating under the name Agripharm Corp, the joint venture will create a new Canadian home-base for Green House and Organa Brands where they will work together with Canopy Growth to produce cannabis products for the Canadian market.
  • Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc., a biopharmaceutical leader in cannabinoid-based drug discovery and clinical development, in connection with the sale of its subsidiary GrowPros MMP Inc. to North Bud Farms Inc.
  • Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp. and Mercer Park CB, L.P. in the C$134.7M initial public offering of Class A restricted voting units of Cannabis Strategies Acquisition Corp., Canada’s first cannabis-focused special purpose acquisition corporation.
  • The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (formerly known as Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.) in its C$10M strategic equity investment in Medigrow Lesotho (PTY) Limited and establishment of a global distribution partnership.
  • Certain shareholders of Bedrocan Canada, as counsel, in the Canopy Growth / Bedrocan merger, one of the first public M&A transactions in the Canadian cannabis industry.
  • CannaKorp Inc., makers of the world's first single-use, pod-based cannabis vaporizing system, the CannaCloud™, in its multi-year licensing and distribution agreement with MedReleaf Corp., North America's first and only ISO 9001 and ICH-GMP certified producer of cannabis-based pharmaceutical products.
  • The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc. (formerly known as Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc.), a Canadian-based producer of high-quality cannabis products, in its bought deal private placement of convertible debenture units consisting of convertible debentures and warrants for aggregate gross proceeds of C$40.25M.