Mike's focus is on:
- Public and private offerings of debt, equity and hybrid securities
- Takeover bids, mergers, arrangements, acquisitions, reorganizations and other business combinations
- Private and public company startups and early stage companies
- Private equity and venture capital
- Corporate governance
- Shareholder activism
- Stock exchange listing and regulatory compliance matters
- General corporate and commercial matters
Mike is a member of the Executive Committee at BD&P.
Mike is the Corporate Secretary to Crew Energy Inc. (TSX: CR), InPlay Oil Corp. (TSX: IPO), and Artis Exploration Ltd. (Private).
- Member, Law Society of Alberta
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Calgary Bar Association
Artek Exploration Ltd.'s Merger with Kelt Exploration Ltd.
Counsel to Artek Exploration Ltd. in its $300 million business combination with Kelt Exploration Ltd.
Artis Exploration Ltd.'s Start Up Transaction and Multiple Equity Financings
Counsel to Artis Exploration Ltd. in its start up transaction and multiple private equity financings including the $180 million private equity financing with Warburg Pinus LLC.
Strad Inc.'s Going Private Transaction
Counsel to Strad Inc. in its management led going private transaction.
Multiple Public Offerings and Private Placement Financings by PHX Energy Services Corp.
Counsel to PHX Energy Services Corp. in respect of multiple public offerings and private placements of Common Shares.
InPlay Oil Corp.'s Acquisition of Prairie Storm
Counsel to InPlay Oil Corp. in its acquisition of Prairie Storm Resources Corp. and concurrent bought deal public offering of subscription receipts of InPlay.
Multiple Public Offerings and Private Placement Financings by Crew Energy Inc.
Counsel to Crew Energy Inc. in respect of multiple public offerings and private placements of Common Shares.
Crew Energy Inc.'s Senior Debt Offerings
Counsel to Crew Energy Inc. in multiple bond offerings including its most recent private offering of $300 million in senior unsecured notes.
Multiple Acquisitions and Dispositions by Crew Energy Inc.
Counsel to Crew Energy Inc. in multiple corporate acquisitions and various asset dispositions.