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Joey Levesque

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Joey's recent representative transactions include acting as counsel to:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • D-Wave Systems Inc. on a business combination with DPCM Capital, Inc., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in a deal with an implied value of US$1.2-billion

  • Capstone Mining Corp. on its C$1.1-billion business combination with Mantos Copper

  • A U.S. private equity fund on its C$240-million acquisition of a Canadian group of agricultural companies

  • Instacart on its acquisition of Unata Inc.

  • Plateau Energy Metals Inc. on its C$160-million acquisition by American Lithium Corp.

  • Bruckmann, Rosser & Sherrill & Co. Inc. on its fund investment in Shearwater Research Inc.

  • National Veterinary Associates, Inc. on its acquisition of a number of Canadian veterinary practices.

Financings

  • Thinkific Labs Inc. on its C$160-million initial public offering, resulting in market capitalization of $1.18-billion

  • Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. on its US$115-million public offering of common shares and pre-funded warrants

  • Eupraxia Pharmaceuticals on its C$41-million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange

  • ITOCHU Corporation on its investment in Eguana Technologies Inc.

Professional Activities

Joey is a board member of the Vancouver Bar Association, the Vancouver Fringe Theatre Festival, and the Environmental Youth Alliance, a registered charity dedicated to providing outdoor education and employment training to BIPOC youth in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Education
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2021
JD, University of British Columbia – 2020
Certificate in Public and Private International Law, Hague Academy of International Law – 2020
BA, University of British Columbia – 2015
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