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Robb McNaughton

Associé

Calgary
RMcNaughton@blg.com
403.232.9689

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Robb is a partner at the national law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in the M&A and Capital Markets Group. Robb is a national leader in public listings, including via capital pool companies and is a member of the TSX Venture Exchange Local Advisory Committee (Alberta).

Robb worked from September 2002 to November 2003 as the Vice-President of Strategy and Corporate Operations at Assante Corporation, which was a financial services company formerly listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange that was sold to CI Financial in 2003 for approximately $850 million. He previously was an executive of a large private company in Japan.

Robb sits on multiple public and private company boards of directors.

Experience

  • Advising a Swiss bank on the structuring and implementation of an opportunistic real estate fund.
  • Advising on the dual listing of an Australian mining listed corporation on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Advising on the three-cornered amalgamation of a gold streaming company with a capital pool company as its public listing and qualifying transaction.
  • Advising on the prospectus offering and listing of a Hong Kong company with resource assets in Mali.
  • Representing a B.C. hedge fund in a successful dissident proxy battle that defeated an entrenched management team.
  • Representing the dissident team in a successful proxy battle that replaced the incumbent board.
  • Representing management in a successful proxy battle that defended the existing management team.
  • Designing and structuring oil and gas product for the New York office of a leading global investment bank.
  • Advising on the share exchange, financing and listing of an infrastructure group that operates across Canada.
  • Advising on the $125 million long-form prospectus offering of subscription receipts to acquire oil assets in Saskatchewan.
  • Advising on the management buy-out of a Canadian-based retailer for $89 million.
  • Advising on the prospectus rights offering of an energy company with a market capitalization of $115 million.
  • Advising on the $5 million subscription receipt financing and listing of an oil and gas play with properties in Jamaica and Guyana.
  • Working with a transaction team on a $45 million merger and reorganization of periodical wholesalers.
  • Advising on the three-cornered amalgamation and $25 million subscription receipt offering of a mining play with properties in Serbia.
  • Drafting documents for a tax-driven reorganization of a uniform provider with $2 billion dollars in revenues.
  • Drafting the investment policy statement, authorization guidelines and unanimous shareholders agreement for a large private financial services corporation.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, TSX Venture Exchange Local Advisory Committee
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Past Director, Ivey Alumni Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Corporate Mid-Market).
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (a top attorney in Canada).
  • Recognized by the Canada Law Awards for Mid-Market M&A Deal of the Year.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2005
  • Ontario, 2002
  • MBA (Dean's list), Université de Western Ontario, 2000
  • LLB, Université de Western Ontario, 2000
  • BA (Hons.), Université Queen’s, 1991
  • Canadian Securities Course, 1998