Jamie Kariya
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-4278

Jamie practises Canadian corporate and securities law. He advises clients on a range of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, and private equity transactions. He also provides ongoing advice to issuers regarding corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations, and various other Canadian corporate and securities law compliance matters.

Jamie spent over a year in the Firm's New York office, where he focused on Canada/U.S. cross-border M&A transactions and financings.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Recent representative transactions include acting as counsel to:

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Red Back Mining Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Red Back by Kinross Gold Corp. for US$7.1-billion

  • Kaminak Gold Corporation in connection with the acquisition of Kaminak by Goldcorp Inc. for C$520-million

  • Claude Resources Inc. in connection with the acquisition of Claude Resources by Silver Standard Resources Inc. for C$337-million

  • Equinox Gold Corp. (formerly Trek Mining Inc.) in connection with its C$400-million business combination with NewCastle Gold Ltd. and Anfield Gold Corp.

  • Maverix Metals Inc. in connection with its acquisition of a royalty portfolio from Newmont Mining Corporation

  • Opko Health, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Transition Therapeutics, Inc. for US$60-million

Corporate Finance

  • Ero Copper Corp. in connection with its C$127-million initial public offering

  • The underwriters on the C$460-million initial public offering by way of secondary offering of subordinate voting shares of Aritzia Inc. and the C$382-million bought deal offering of subordinate voting shares of Aritzia Inc. and concurrent block trade

  • Zymeworks Inc. in connection with its US$64-million cross-border initial public offering and the US$100-million cross-border public offering of common shares of Zymeworks Inc.

  • CPI Card Group in connection with its US$150-million initial public offering and concurrent US$22.5-million secondary offering

  • Seaspan Financial Corporation in connection with the US$250-million warrant investment by Fairfax Financial Holdings

  • Various private equity firms in connection with their financial investments in Canadian-based companies

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