Summary Section Content 1BLG’s Corporate Finance and Securities Group includes some of the most experienced practitioners in this field in Canada. Our group has a significant presence in all the major corporate finance centres in Canada and our skilled professionals will help you successfully navigate any corporate finance and securities matter. Our practice is primarily transactional in nature. When it comes to accessing capital, we can advise you on a broad range of corporate finance and securities transactions, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, cross-border offerings and new issuances of equity or debt, whether it be shares, trust units, preferred shares, convertible debt, high-yield debt or other instruments. The group is regularly involved in both private and public financings, and we represent issuers such as major corporations, entrepreneurial companies, partnerships, funds, and income and business trusts. We also represent underwriters, selling security holders, sponsors and various types of investors in a wide variety of domestic and cross-border financings. We have experience creating and developing sophisticated financial instruments and financing techniques and structures. In providing advice and services to capital markets participants, we take a disciplined, creative and flexible approach as we focus on developing innovative solutions to assist in achieving your business objectives. We offer our capital markets clients experienced, driven and efficient teams of legal professionals, which can include professionals in areas such as tax, banking and structured finance, and regulatory. Publications Section Content 2 "Proposed TSX Amendments to the SPAC Regime," July 2018."Annual Reporting and Continuous Disclosure Rules Book," January 2018."Guide to Going Public in Canada," July 2017."BLG earns strong positioning for 2017 from top 2016 rankings in Corporate Finance," February 2017."Alberta to Join the CSA on Disclosure of Diversity Practices," October 2016."I Can See Clearly Now — OSC to Clarify Rules for Outbound Distributions," July 2016."The Cost of Compliance in Alberta is Going Up — ASC Adopts New Participation Fee for Reporting Issuers and Changes Other Fees," June 2016."TSX Proposes Rules Requiring New Website Disclosure and Amendments to Equity Based Compensation Plans," June 2016."105-day Take-Over Bids — What Impact on Take-Over Defences?," February 2016."ASC 2015 Oil and Gas Review Report Suggests Best Disclosure Practices," February 2016."Five Provinces Confirm Investment Dealer Exemption is Suitable," January 2016."Increased Complexities For Exempt Market Filings in Canada Effective May 24, 2016," January 2016."60 day Bid, 120 day Pill, 90 day Decision... the Wisdom of Solomon or a Sign of Things to Come...," December 2015."Forum Selection By-laws Emerging in Canada," November 2015."Home Field Advantage: Forum Selection By-Laws Emerging in Canada," November 2015."Private Placement Permitted by Take-over Target," November 2015."Finally! Offering Memorandum Exemption Available Everywhere: But Still Not Harmonized," November 2015."From Last Resort to Land of Opportunity? Canada's Rights Offering Regime Revamped," November 2015."Outsiders On The Inside: A Cross-Border Insider Trading Case Study," October 2015."Why Is It So Hard To Sue Trustees of a REIT?," September 2015. Representative Work Section Content 3BLG has been involved in many corporate finance and securities transactions. Set out below is a selection of recent representative transactions, where we acted as or represented the following: Ressources Québec Inc., acting as mandatary of the government of Québec, in the private placement of common shares of Nemaska Lithium Inc., which formed part of an overall C$1.1 billion project financing package.Clarus Securities Inc., as lead underwriter, in the C$258 million bought deal offering of common shares of Aphria Inc. This transaction was the largest Canadian cannabis equity offering to date.Syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., and including RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and Raymond James Ltd. in the C$150 million bought deal of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures of Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.CIBC World Markets Inc., as agent, in the C$150 million private placement of unsecured debentures of Chartwell Retirement Residences.Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in its C$126.5 million bought deal offering of trust units.TD Securities Inc., as lead underwriter, in the C$300 million bought deal of common shares, senior secured callable bonds and subscription receipts of Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. to fund a stream agreement.Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, as lead investor, in the C$20 million round of financing in Frank and Oak, alongside Investissement Québec and Goodwater Capital.Anheuser-Busch InvBev in its record-breaking C$2 billion maple bond offeringThe Agents in Blackbird Energy Inc.’s C$84.8 million public offeringAurinia Pharmaceuticals Inc. in its C$173.1 million public offeringRaymond James Ltd.’s in Trinidad Drilling Ltd.’s C$149.5 million bought dealTitan Medical Inc., a TSX-listed medical device company, in connection with several prospectus qualified offerings for gross proceeds of approximately $150,000,000 through Bloom Burton Securities Inc. and other dealersThe Bank of Nova Scotia in Cara Operations Limited's C$550 million financing for its Groupe St-Hubert Inc. acquisition Synex International Inc. in its non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of C$322,500 Northview Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in its C$74.8 million public offering Gold Standard Ventures Corp. in its non-brokered C$38 million private placement of common shares Alterra Power Corp. in its bought-deal offering and its non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of C$67.9 million Dolly Varden Silver Corporation in its C$7.2 million non-brokered private placementCanaccord Genuity Corp. in Critical Elements Corporation’s $5.2 million private placementGMP Securities LP in Klondex Mines Ltd.’s C$114.5 million bought deal financingClarus Securities Inc. in Aphria Inc.’s C$45 million bought deal financingRaymond James Ltd. in Black Diamond Group Limited’s C$24.8 million bought deal financingAnfield Gold Corp. in its C$25 million non-brokered private placementProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in its C$60 million public offering Birchliff Energy Ltd. in its C$653 million bought deal financingVBI Vaccines Inc. in its US$13.6 million private placementRessources Québec Inc. in its C$10 million private placementMacquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. in its C$49.1 million private placementCormark Securities in Savaria Corporation’s C$20.28 million private placement The Underwriters in Sandstorm Gold’s US$50 million bought deal financingAurina Pharmaceuticals in its US$7 million private placementKaizen Capital Corp. in its private placement of C$1.2M in subscription receiptsBMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. in its C$150 million financing of infrastructure projects for The Regional Municipality of YorkBMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. in its C$40.6 million financing of infrastructure projects for The Regional Municipality of PeelIkkuma Resources Corp. in its C$10M private placement Maple Leaf Short Duration 2016-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership in its C$14.5 million public offeringNewCastle Gold Ltd. in its C$3.4 million royalty transaction with Franco Nevada CorporationUS Oil Sands Inc. in its C$12.8 million equity rights offeringKelt Exploration Ltd. in its C$90 million convertible debenture financing and private placement offeringZenith Epigenetics Corp. in its US$24.56 million private placement of common shares to Easter Capital LimitedKelt Exploration Ltd. in its C$22 million private placement of flow-through common shares Energy Fuels in its US$12.075 million public offeringLydian International Inc. in its US$38.35 million public offeringHaywood Securities in DataWind Inc.’ s C$2.79 million public offeringSpectral Medical Inc. in its C$10 million bought deal financingAutoCanada Inc. in its C$75 million public offering of common shares Sandstorm Gold Ltd. in its US$152 million multi-asset stream transaction with Yamana Gold Inc. Maple Leaf Short Duration 2015-II Flow-Through Limited Partnership in its C$16.7 million public offering of National Class and Québec Class Units. Teck Resources Ltd. in its US$610 million silver streaming agreement with Franco-Nevada Horizon North Logistics Inc. in its C$80.6 million bought deal financing Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its C$90 million equity financings Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. in its US$72.5 million public offering of common shares in the United States, marking the first underwritten southbound-only equity offering under the Multijurisdictional Disclosure System ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in its C$57.5 million bought deal offering of common shares Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund in its subscription receipt offering and C$155.9 million accretive acquisition of additional 1.5% of franchise revenues from Boston Pizza International Inc. Trillium Therapeutics in its US$55.2 million public offering Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its C$33.4 million private placement of flow-through common shares Northland Power Inc. in its offering of $157.5 million convertible debentures ProMetic Life Sciences Inc. in its C$25.1 million bought deal offering Northland Power Solar Finance One L.P. in its C$232 million private placement offering of bonds Husky Energy Inc., in connection with its $250 million public offering of cumulative rate reset preferred sharesNorthland Power Inc., in connection with its $225 million public offering of common shares and convertible debenturesRBC Dominion Securities Inc., in connection with Cameco Corporation’s sale of $500 million senior unsecured debentures AutoCanada Inc., in connection with its $403 bought deal equity offering and $150 million debt offeringGMP Securities L.P., in connection with $83.7 million of debt and equity offerings by Klondex Mines LimitedCentral 1 Credit Union, in connection with an aggregate of $800 million debt offeringsCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Canada Housing Trust No.1, in the offering of over $34 billion of mortgage backed securities, bringing the cumulative total since 2006 to approximately $308 billion. Syndicate of agents in connection with Cameco Corporation completed sale of C$500 million of senior unsecured debenturesSalman Partners Inc., in connection with GoviEx Uranium Inc.’s US$1.6 million initial public offeringNational Bank Financial, as the lead underwriter, in connection with High Arctic Services Inc.’s C$25 million bought deal offering of subscription receiptsNorth American Energy Partners Inc. in its C$60 million bought deal secondary offeringAmericas Petrogas Inc. in its C$17.25 million unit offeringAutoCanada Inc. in its C$150 million private placement of senior unsecured notesCanadian counsel to Husky Energy Inc. in its US$750 million senior unsecured notes offeringRaymond James Ltd., in connection with Trinidad Ltd.’s C$172.5 million bought deal offering Canadian counsel to Heli-One Canada Inc. (CHC Group) in its C$310 million initial public offeringProMetic Life Sciences Inc., in its C$23.9 million marketed offeringEnergy Fuels Inc., in its C$6.66 million private placement offeringFinning International Inc. in its £70 million private placementAnheuser-Busch InBev Finance Inc. in its C$1.2 billion maple bond offeringAustralian REIT Income Fund in its C$66.4 million initial public offeringTD Securities Inc., in connection with Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.'s $50 million bought deal offering of cumulative redeemable fixed-rate preferred shares.Canadian Phoenix Acquisition Corp., an oil and natural gas operations company, in its $114 million private placement of subscription receipts.TD Securities Inc., in connection with Cameco Corporation’s $500 million marketed offering of senior unsecured debentures.AltaLink L.P., one of Canada's largest transmission companies, in connection with its $275 million drawdown of commercial grade debt.Bank of America Merrill Lynch, in connection with Québecor Média inc. (“QMI”)’s $1.35 million marketed offering of senior unsecured notes.Citigroup Global Markets Inc., in connection with IAMGOLD Corporation’s $650 million private placement of senior unsecured notes.Kellogg Company, a multinational food manufacturing company, in connection with its $300 million private placement of senior unsecured notes.Birchcliff Energy Ltd., an oil and gas exploration company, in connection with its $110 million marketed offering and private placement.The syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in connection with Chartwell Seniors Housing Real Estate Investment Trust’s $339 million bought deal of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures.Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust and NorSerCo Inc., an unincorporated open-end real estate investment trust, in connection with its $65.7 million bought deal of stapled units consisting of one trust unit and one common share. Rankings & Recognitions Section Content 4The Corporate Finance and Securities Group or its members are recognized in: The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®.The 2018 (and since 2017) edition of the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.The 2018 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.The 2017 edition of the Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.