Fred advises public companies and underwriters in connection with a broad range of transactions and issues, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, continuous disclosure and general commercial matters.
Although Fred acts for clients across a diverse range of industries, he has a particular focus on mining. In the mining field, Fred acts for Canadian and international mining companies in connection with a variety of matters, including:
- acquisitions and dispositions of mines, development projects and exploration properties
- joint venture agreements and option agreements
- royalty agreements and metal streaming agreements
- NI 43-101 reporting obligations.
With his vast experience in the industry, Fred is the national leader of our Mining Group.
Fred frequently advises boards of directors and special committees of public companies. He also has considerable experience in the fields of shareholder activism and real estate investment trusts (REITs).
Fred is a member of the firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative.