John Anderson

John F. Anderson Partner

John Anderson


  • University of British Columbia (LL.B. 1990)
  • Carleton University (B.Comm. High Honours 1987)

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1991
Representative Work
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • Lithium X Energy Corp. in its C$265M acquisition by NextView New Energy Lion Hong Kong Limited.
  • StarDyne Technologies Inc. in its sale to Vista Equity Partners' investee companies Aptean Software and PowerSchool Group in a private M&A transaction.
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  • Chambers Canada 2018 as a Band 2 ranked lawyer in Corporate/Commercial (BC) and as a Band 4 ranked lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining (Canada), with clients noting that John is "excellent in his role" and points to his "vast experience and knowledge and his strong contacts and networks." 
  • Chambers Global 2018 as a leading lawyer in Energy & Natural Resources: Mining, and as a Foreign Expert in Mining for South Korea.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012-6 as a leading practitioner in M&A, Corporate Commercial, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mining.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Hot Button Corporate Governance Issues for Today’s Boards”, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Corporate Governance course, 2013.
  • “Stream Financing”, Stikeman Elliott and Deloitte seminar, Cambridge House World Resource Investment Conference, 2013.
  • “M&A Deal Points”, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia’s Advanced Securities Law course, 2012.
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