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Advancing our clients’ ambitions – Representative transactions from the first quarter of 2022 – Company law and corporate law

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Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams have advised on a variety of transactions that highlight our cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities.


Zanchin Automotive Group

Acquisition by Zanchin Automotive Group of certain dealerships and related businesses, part of the Toronto Retail Group, from Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.

Mercedes-Benz Canada Inc.


Strategic Business Partners (SRP)

Acquisition of Distributions Franco, a Canadian importer, distributor and wholesaler of retail products, by SRP, a portfolio company of Aurora Capital Partners and a leading category management and solutions provider in the retail industry

French Distribution


Pluribus Technologies Corp.

Acquisition by Pluribus Technologies Corp. (TSXV:PLRB) of the share capital of Veemo Inc., which is the sole member and holder of Social5, LLC and Social5 Development Group, LLC, which enables small and medium-sized businesses to manage their social media footprint.

Veemo Inc.


Pinnacle climate technologies

Acquisition of the assets of Pura Air Purification, a manufacturer of indoor air quality solutions, by Pinnacle Climate Technologies, a US provider of ventilation and air conditioning product solutions.


Alira Health

Cross-border acquisition of Self Care Catalysts, Inc., a Canadian digital health company, by Alira Health, a global healthcare consulting and technology company.

Self Care Catalysts Inc.


Pluribus Technologies Inc.

Reverse takeover of Aumento Capital IX Corp. to become Pluribus Technologies Corp. (TSXV: PLRB), a value-focused acquirer of profitable small business-to-business technology companies across a range of verticals and industries.


CoinAnalyst UG.

Reverse takeover of Brandenburg Energy Corp. to become CoinAnalyst Corp., a provider of artificial intelligence-based big data analytics platform for the cryptocurrency market.


Bear Creek Mining Company

$34.5 million

Bought Deal Shelf Prospectus Offering Common Shares by Bear Creek Mining Corporation (TSXV: BCM), Including the Full Exercise of the Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option.



Alexco Resource Corp.
$28.75 million

Bought deal public offering by Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American/TSX: AXU).


Stifel GMP

$21 million

Bought deal financing by Arizona Metals Corp. (CVE: AMC), with Stifel GMP as underwriter.


Optimi Health Corp.
$20.7 million

Optimi Health Corp. oversubscribed initial public offering (CSE: OPTI).


Canaccord Genuity Corporation

$16 million

Funding of subscription receipts by Playmaker Capital Inc., a digital sports media company, with Canaccord Genuity as lead agent.


Lithium Ionic Inc.

$14 million

Private placement of subscription receipts in connection with an IPO transaction of Lithium Ionic Inc., a resource exploration company that owns the Itinga Lithium project in Brazil, by means of a qualifying transaction with a CPC under the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange.


Peninsula Capital Corp.

$13.3 million

Concurrent negotiated private placement of common shares of Peninsula Capital Corp.


Stifel GMP

$5.6 million

Bought deal financing by Gold Terra Resource Corp.

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