Mike Perkins is a senior partner in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in the Calgary office who has practised securities, corporate and commercial and natural resource law for over 36 years. From 2005-2011, Mike was a member of BLG’s Partnership Board, which is the Firm’s governing body, and he has also previously served as the Regional Business Group Leader and a member of the Regional Management Committee in Calgary.
Mike has acted for a broad range of domestic and foreign issuers, primarily in the resource and resource services sectors, as well as investment banks and securities dealers, with a particular emphasis in public and private equity and venture capital financings, stock exchange listings, mergers & acquisitions and takeovers (both friendly and hostile), including domestic and cross-border transactions. He also has extensive experience in a wide range of general corporate and commercial transactions and dissident shareholder disputes.
As well, Mike has acted as corporate secretary and/or a director of over 25 public corporations listed or formerly listed on various stock exchanges that were or are engaged in the petroleum and natural gas, mining, industrial, technology and venture capital industries, as well as numerous private corporations and charitable societies.