Melanie Bradley

Melanie Bradley  


Executive Summary

Melanie Bradley is a partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Vancouver office. Melanie focuses her practice on advising public issuers and underwriters in a variety of sectors, as well as advising clients on derivatives. She provides advice on corporate financing transactions; mergers, acquisitions, takeover bids and reorganizations; mining joint ventures; derivatives documentation (including ISDAs and repurchase agreements); and derivatives regulatory compliance. Melanie also regularly advises issuers with respect to public offerings and private placements, particularly issuers whose securities are listed in more than one country.


Representative Work

  • Acted as counsel to Rainbow S.r.l. in its acquisition of Bardel Entertainment Inc.
  • Acted as counsel to Digital Domain in its acquisition of Immersive Ventures.
  • Acting as counsel to K+S Aktiengesellschaft in connection with logistics for the development of its $2.6-billion Saskatchewan-based potash mine.
  • Acted as counsel to Boston Pizza in connection with a related party transaction and a $110-million public financing.
  • Acted as counsel to K+S Aktiengesellschaft in its $434-million acquisition of Potash One Inc. by way of take-over bid.
  • Acted as counsel to Vista Gold Corp. in the creation of Allied Nevada Gold Corp. by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Acted as counsel to Vista Gold Corp. in the business combination resulting in the formation of Midas Gold Corp.
  • Acted as counsel to POSCO Canada Ltd. in connection with its joint venture with Fortune Minerals Ltd. to contribute $181 million to the Mt. Klappan anthracite metallurgical coal project.
  • Acted as counsel to Miedzi Copper Corp. in connection with a $100-million private equity financing.
  • Seconded to a credit union for 5 months as in-house counsel.

Publications & Presentations