Robb McNaughton is a partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in Calgary. Robb specializes in M&A and transactional work that includes asset and share purchases, REITs, amalgamations, plans of arrangements, take-over and issuer bids, reverse take-overs, changes of business, related party transactions, dual listings, corporate and limited partnership structuring, share splits, and consolidations.
Robb has advised on more than 60 private placements for private and public corporations, both domestic and international. He has also advised on more than 50 long-form, short-form, capital pool company, shelf, MJDS, bought deal, agency, and underwritten prospectus offerings. Robb is a national leader in public listings, including via capital pool companies and is a member of the TSX Venture Exchange Local Advisory Committee (Alberta).
His expertise encompasses proxy battles, shareholder and board disputes, corporate restructuring and insolvency, corporate governance and disclosure, insider and control person reporting, proxy solicitation, start-ups, sponsorships, registrations, inactive issuer reactivations, suspensions and reinstatements, and shareholder meeting and communication requirements.
In addition to practising law, Robb's professional experience includes working as the Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Operations at a TSX-listed financial services company and as part of the executive management team of a large private company in Japan.
Robb has sat on multiple public and private boards of directors and advisory boards, that include real estate, industrial, mining, oil and gas, blockchain, cannabis and gaming issuers.