Mike Devereux

Mike Devereux Partner

Representative Work
  • Alacer Gold Corp. with its US$5B at-market merger of equals with SSR Mining Inc.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • DH Corporation, as counsel, in its cross-border acquisition by Vista Equity Partners for a total enterprise value of approximately C$4.8B.
  • Maxar Technologies Inc. in its sale of MDA to a consortium of investors led by Northern Private Capital for C$1B.
  • Maxar Technologies Ltd. (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.) in its cross-border acquisition of DigitalGlobe, Inc. for an equity value of approximately C$3.1B, and an enterprise value of C$4.7B.
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in its acquisition of Pattern Energy Group Inc. in an all-cash transaction valued at US$6.1B.
  • Dominion Diamond Corporation in its acquisition by an entity affiliated with The Washington Companies for an equity value of US$1.2B.
  • China National Offshore Oil Company in its US$19.5B cash acquisition of Calgary-based Nexen Inc., including the assumption of debt.
  • Shred-it International Inc. in its US$2.3B acquisition by Stericycle, Inc.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its defence of BHP Billiton's US$38.6B unsolicited take-over bid.
  • Vale S.A. in connection with its C$19.9B unsolicited take-over bid for Inco Limited.
  • Shred-it International Inc., a portfolio company of Birch Hill Equity Partners, in its joint venture transaction with Cintas Corporation.
  • The Special Committee of GMP Capital Inc. in GMP’s sale of substantially all of its capital markets business to Stifel Financial Corp.
  • The Special Committee of Norbord Inc. in Norbord’s merger with Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd.
  • Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. in connection with its C$764M acquisition by a joint venture owned by Welltower Inc. and Revera Inc.
  • Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. in connection with its C$608M acquisition by IAMGOLD Corporation.
  • Pluspetrol Resources Corporation in its C$525M cash and share acquisition of Petro Andina Resources Inc.
  • Pluspetrol Resources Company B.V. in connection with its C$110M acquisition of LSC Lithium Corporation by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Centerra Gold Inc. in connection with its joint venture transaction with Premier Gold Mines Limited.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with its C$412M acquisition of Softchoice Corporation.
  • Pethealth Inc. in connection with its C$100M acquisition by Fairfax.
  • The board of directors of Dominion Diamonds in connection with its shareholder dispute involving K2 & Associates.
  • The board of directors of Acerus Pharmaceuticals in connection with its shareholder dispute involving K2 & Associates and West Face.
  • SRM Advisers SAM in connection with its successful proxy contest to replace the board of directors of HudBay Minerals Inc.
  • The Special Committee of Genesis Land Development Corp. in a shareholder dispute involving Smoothwater Capital.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in connection with its C$362M secondary public offering of shares of Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
  • Restaurant Brands International Inc. in connection with several debt and equity offerings.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in connection with several bond offerings.
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