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Michelle Perini

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Recent representative matters include advising and providing assistance to:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Tilray Inc. in connection with its business combination with Aphria Inc. to create the world's leading cannabis-focused consumer packaged goods company with a combined market cap of approximately US$8.2-billion

  • IAA, Inc. in connection with its proposed acquisition by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated for US$7.3-billion

  • Sierra Wireless, Inc. in connection with its proposed acquisition by Semtech Corporation for approximately US$1.2-billion

  • Pretium Resources Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Newcrest Mining Limited for C$3.5-billion

  • Equinox Gold Corp. on various transactions, including its C$1.3-billion acquisition of Leagold Mining Corporation, its C$700-million acquisition of Premier Gold Mines Limited, and the sale of its Pilar Gold Mine in Brazil

  • Capstone Mining Corp. on various transactions, including its C$1.1-billion business combination with Mantos Copper and its acquisition of Korea Chile Mining Corporation's 30 per cent ownership interest in Santo Domingo

  • Geru, a Brazilian-based fintech company, in its merger with Rebel to create Open Co., a company with a BRL$1.5-billion loan portfolio

  • Bally's Corporation on Canadian matters in connection with its US$125-million acquisition of Bet.Works, a U.S. based sports betting platform

  • KIK Custom Products Inc. on the sale of its personal care business to Voyant Beauty, LLC

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

  • ATB Financial in connection with its acquisition of assets from Grow Technologies Inc., including proprietary digital banking technology solutions

  • Gemspring Capital and its portfolio company, Crafty Apes, LLC, on its acquisition of CVD VFX Limited, an award-winning, full service visual effects studio based in Vancouver, BC

Corporate Finance

  • Huawei Technologies on its strategic investment in a Canadian-based technology company

  • A syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC in connection with Aritzia Inc.'s C$70-million and C$100-million secondary offerings of subordinate voting shares

  • A syndicate of agents led by BMO Capital Markets in connection with two at-the-market offerings of up to US$100-million of common shares of First Majestic Silver Corp.

  • A syndicate of initial purchasers led by BMO Capital Markets in connection with a US$230-million private placement of convertible notes of First Majestic Silver Corp.

  • Lucara Diamond Corp. on its offering of C$22-million of common shares in connection with its senior secured project financing debt package of US$220-million

  • Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. on its offering of US$95-million of common shares in connection with its financing package of US$520-million financing

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

Professional Activities

Michelle is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association. She has also assisted with coaching the Canadian Corporate/Securities Law Moot Court team at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia since 2020.

Education
Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2020
JD, Peter A. Allard School of Law – 2019
Certificate of Business Law Concentration, Peter A. Allard School of Law – 2019
BA (First Class Standing), University of British Columbia – 2015
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