Michael Saliken

Partner

Calgary
MSaliken@blg.com
403.232.9600
Michael represents public and private issuers and financers in public and private debt and equity financings, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate governance matters.

Michael leads BLG deal teams on corporate finance, governance, disclosure, transaction structuring, public listing, and M&A matters in the energy, technology, psychedelics, cannabis and renewable energy industries.

Michael is a board member and committee chair for various companies and has worked in BLG's securities and capital markets group for 12 years.

Experience

  • META Growth Corp. in its $10MM financing and $80MM merger with High Tide Inc. in 2020
  • Energy services company in its $21MM M&A acquisition in 2020
  • Sansero Life Sciences Inc. in its merger with CannaGlobal Canada Co Inc., and private placement financing, in 2020
  • ResolvMD Inc. in respect of its convertible debenture financing, common share financing and medical software company acquisition in 2020
  • Energy services company in its $33MM debt financing in 2020
  • Psygen Labs Inc. in its private placements and $9MM merger to become Psygen Industries Ltd. in 2020
  • LaSanta Botanicals Ltd. in its private equity financing in 2020
  • Token Naturals Ltd. in its private placement financings in 2020
  • Habitat Life Sciences Inc. in its convertible debenture financing in 2020

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program
  • Member, BLG’s Student Committee
  • Board Member and advisor to various companies and NPOs in Alberta

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2009
  • LLB, University of Alberta, 2008
  • BComm, University of Calgary, 2005