Mark Wheeler

Mark Wheeler  

Partner

Executive Summary

Mark Wheeler is a partner in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. A member of our Securities and Capital Markets Group, Mark focuses on mining and mineral exploration and development companies, corporate and securities work for non-mining issuers, and registered dealers primarily in mining-related offerings.  Mark is the Toronto regional leader for our Mining focus group.

Representative Work

  • Represented Dominion Diamond Corporation in connection with its acquisition of the Ekati diamond mine from BHP Billiton Canada Inc. for an aggregate purchase price of US$500 million.
  • Represented Energy Fuels Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the U.S. uranium production assets of Denison Mining, by way of a plan of arrangement with a transaction value of $105 million.
  • Represented Energy Fuels Inc. in connection with a bought deal prospectus offering of convertible, floating rate unsecured debentures for gross proceeds of $22 million.
  • Represented New Dawn Mining Corp. in connection with its initial public offering and concurrent listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Frontera Copper Corporation in connection with its initial public offering of common shares and warrants, and concurrent listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Represented Frontera Copper Corporation in connection with two successive prospectus offerings of senior unsecured notes to raise gross proceeds of approximately $90 million.
  • Represented Energy Fuels Inc. in connection with its acquisitions by way of Plan of Arrangement of Titan Uranium Inc. and Magnum Uranium Corp.
  • Represented Frontera Copper Corporation in connection with a hostile takeover bid by Invecture Group, S.A. de C.V.
  • Represented PhosCan Chemical Corp. in connection with its acquisition by way of Plan of Arrangement of Baltic Resources Ltd. in a share exchange valued at approximately $42.5 million.

Publications & Presentations

 

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition (and since 2013) of The Best Lawyers in Canada® (Natural Resources Law).
  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.4 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.