Recent Deals

During the calendar years ended 2010 and 2011, Axium assisted clients raise over $164.798 million and $113.247, respectively in private placements and $4.3 million and $68.015 million, respectively in public offerings.

The following is a representative sample of some of the transactions we have recently been involved in:

  • Counsel to the TSXV listed public mining company in connection with spin-out of $13 million of gold assets into a new public company, acquisition of a development stage gold property in Nevada through a joint venture, and a concurrent $12 million equity financing.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed public mining company in connection with strategic alliance joint venture and concurrent equity financing by a senior international copper company.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company with mineral properties in Quebec and British Columbia in connection with the business combination with two other TSXV listed mining companies with mineral properties in Nevada and Quebec by way of statutory plan of arrangement.
  • Counsel to TSXV and AIM listed mining company with assets in Africa in connection with an amalgamation with an AIM listed mining company.
  • Counsel to national broker dealer in connection with TSXV Short Form Offering to finance mining assets in Quebec.
  • Counsel to numerous private companies in connection with their initial public offerings and listing of shares on the TSXV Exchange as capital pool companies.
  • Counsel to independent and special committees of the boards of directors of TSXV listed companies in respect of take-over bids.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed companies in connection with contested shareholder meetings.
  • Counsel to TSX and TSXV listed companies in connection with the preparation and implementation of shareholder rights plans.
  • Counsel to Toronto based TSX listed mining company in connection with a $45,000,000 revolving credit and hedge facility agreement with a European standard chartered bank to fund the construction of a mine in Mexico.
  • Counsel to a private oil and gas company with assets in Texas in connection with the reverse takeover of a TSXV listed company.
  • Canadian counsel to Nasdaq and NYSE listed company in the resort property management industry in connection with the acquisition of a property management company in British Columbia and Quebec which held properties valued at $8,000,000.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed company in connection with the acquisition of a 40% interest in a private Alberta based oil and gas services company.
  • Counsel to Vancouver based NEX listed shell company with respect to a reverse takeover of a privately held company with a phosphate mine in Brazil and the concurrent listing of the company in the TSX with a deemed value of $90,000,000.
  • Counsel to venture capital fund in connection with various matters including prospectus offerings of securities with tax credits attached, fund investments by way of equity and convertible debt financings in technology companies, fund management agreements and development and implementation of corporate governance structures.
  • Counsel to public Vancouver based geomatics company in connection with acquisition of two assets of US subsidiary of multinational information solutions company, including transaction financing.
  • Counsel to North American medical device company in connection with acquisition of private Israeli medical device companies through merger by way of statutory plan of arrangement.
  • Counsel to Vancouver based international mining company with diversified asset base in South America in connection with spin out of Colombian and Peruvian assets by way of statutory plan of arrangement, to create a new public company.
  • Counsel to TSX listed public mining company in connection with concurrent acquisitions of two public mining companies by way of plans of arrangement.
  • Counsel to TSX listed mining company in connection with a short form prospectus offering of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures in the principal amount of $95,000,000 to fund the construction and development to production of its mining project in Ecuador and to fund further exploration work on its mineral property in Peru.
  • Counsel to TSX listed mining company in connection with a short form prospectus offering of units raising gross proceeds of $20,000,000 to fund capital expenditures at its Nevada gold mine.
  • Counsel to TSX listed mining company in connection with a brokered private placement of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures with a principal amount of $25,000,000 to fund the construction of production facilities at its silver mine in Mexico.
  • Counsel to Toronto based TSX listed mining company in connection with a public offering by way of short form prospectus of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures in the principal amount of $50,000,000 to fund the development of its Mexican mine.
  • Counsel to Vancouver based TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company in connection with an underwritten special warrant private placement by way of short form prospectus offering raising aggregate gross proceeds of $28,000,000 to fund the acquisition of a company with mineral properties in Mexican and to fund the continued development of its mineral properties in Mexico.
  • Counsel to Vancouver based TSXV listed mining company with mineral properties in Mexico in connection with the amalgamation of another Toronto based TSXV listed mining company with properties in Mexico and Guatemala.
  • Counsel to Vancouver TSXV listed mining company in connection with the purchase of the shares of a privately held company with a mine in Texas in a deal valued at $48,000,000, and a concurrent convertible debenture financing in the principal amount of $10,000,000.
  • Counsel to Toronto based TSX listed mining company in connection with a short form prospectus offering in Canada and the United States raising gross proceeds to the company of $75,200,000 to fund the upgrading of production facilities and the construction of a mill at its mine in Mexico.
  • Counsel to Toronto based TSX listed mining company with respect to the acquisition of three Turkish privately held companies with mineral rights in Turkey from two TSX listed companies with a deemed value of $80,000,000.
  • Counsel to public Vancouver based geomatics company in connection with sale of company by way of statutory plan of arrangement to a large Toronto based geomatics company.
  • Counsel to public Vancouver based biotechnology company in connection with corporate reorganization including significant investment by new shareholders and restructuring of board and management.
  • Counsel to public company with significant tax losses in connection with acquisition of operating software development company.
  • Counsel to TSX listed issuer in connection with the acquisition of private company holding an advanced-stage mineral property pursuant to a plan of arrangement.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company in connection with an option agreement to earn a 100% interest in a rare earth mineral property located in Canada.
  • Counsel to a capital pool company in connection with its qualifying transaction which resulted in the acquisition of a private BC forestry company by way of a statutory plan of arrangement.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company which acquired an indirect minority interest in a Kenyan exploration property and completed a brokered private placement which raised $5 million.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed public mining company with properties in Mexico and Texas in connection with the re-structuring of a credit facility agreement and the extension of offtake agreements.
  • Counsel to a TSX listed mining company in connection with a disposition of interest in and joint venture on one of its Peruvian properties with a major mining company and concurrent non-brokered private placement which raised $20 million.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed public mining company with properties in Mexico and Texas in connection with a brokered private placement which raised $60 million.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company with mineral properties in Canada in connection with an amalgamation with the subsidiary of another TSXV listed company.
  • Counsel to a TSXV listed mineral exploration and development company in connection with a corporate reorganization, entering into an option agreement to earn a 100% interest in a mineral resource property located in Alaska and completing a $1 million non-brokered private placement.
  • Counsel to a TSX listed mineral exploration and development company in connection with the acquisition of an Australian corporation with exploration stage properties in Indonesia and a concurrent financing which raised $2 million.
  • Counsel to a TSX listed mineral exploration and development company in connection with an exemption order application filed with the securities regulatory authorities with respect to financial statement filing requirements.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed issuer in connection with restructuring $8,000,000 of outstanding secured debt and a related precious metals supply agreement.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed issuer in connection with acquisition of option to acquire Mongolian coal properties.
  • Counsel to a TSX listed mineral exploration and development company with mineral properties in Nevada in connection with a bought deal short form prospectus offering which raised $65 million.
  • Counsel to a private BC environmental technology company with assets of approximately $6 million and annual revenues of approximately $7 million in connection with its listing on the TSXV by non-offering prospectus.
  • Counsel to private technology company in connection with sale of business.
  • Counsel to TSXV listed issuer in connection with option and joint venture agreement in respect of Nevada mineral property.
  • Counsel to a national investment dealer with wholly-owned US and UK subsidiaries in connection with an initial public offering of $465,000 by a private BC company with a mineral property in British Columbia.