Our clients look to us for fast and accurate security regulatory advice on public offerings and private placements. Our lawyers also help with stock exchange listing requirements and ongoing compliance matters relating to offerings of debt or equity.

We help public corporations’ senior management develop corporate governance systems and procedures. Our team also helps educate and update boards of directors on current best practices in their particular fields of business. This includes minimizing liability by complying with regulatory reporting and ongoing disclosure requirements.

We help negotiate shareholder disputes, confirm stock exchange compliance, review MD&A and senior management certificates and prepare management information circulars.

Secured lending transactions are always an important source of financing. We advise borrowers and lenders on all aspects of commercial lending transactions, from conventional mortgages to complex lending structures, mezzanine financing and retirement compensation arrangements.  When acting for borrowers WMCZ helps explain loan documents and assist with negotiations with lenders.  On the lender side, our lawyers can develop and implement security structures, prepare loan, financing and security documentation and provide related advice to all types of lenders from small private firms to large financial institutions.

Representative Experience

  • Issuer’s counsel on behalf of clients who have completed the following offerings:
    • $23 million private placements for rig servicing company based in Calgary.
    • More than $30 million through private placements and offering memorandum for oil and gas producer based in Calgary
    • Approximately $2 million by way of private placement for a publicly-traded mining company from Saskatchewan
    • In excess of $5 million for Alberta-based hotel company by way of bond offerings
    • Approximately $10 million by way of private placements for a land syndication company active in Alberta and Saskatchewan
  •  Agent’s counsel on the following transactions:
    • More than $4 million raised by way of private placement for Saskatchewan-based Ag-tech company
    • More than $5 million raised by way of private placement for publicly-traded Alberta energy company
    • Approximately $3 million raised by way of private placement for resource fund company

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