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David Coll-Black

Associate

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4120
Fax:   416.979.1234

David is an associate in a business law group at Goodmans. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law. He advises public, private and multinational companies and their investors on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, going private transactions, as well as public and private debt and equity financings and corporate governance matters.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

David’s representative work includes acting for:

Corporate Finance

  • Mercer Park Brand Acquisition Corp., a cannabis industry focused special purpose acquisition corporation, in connection with its US$402.5 million IPO
  • Canaccord Genuity Growth II Corp., a cannabis industry focused special purpose acquisition corporation, in connection with its $100 million IPO
  • Park Lawn Corporation in numerous follow-on public offerings

Public Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Newmont Goldcorp Corporation in connection with its US$10 billion acquisition of Goldcorp Inc.
  • Newmont Mining Corporation in connection with its acquisition from NovaGold Resources of a 50% interest in the Galore Creek Project joint venture with Teck Resources
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc. in connection with its $31 million acquisition of Mason Resources Corp.
  • Canaccord Genuity Acquisition Corp. in its acquisition of Spark Power Group Inc., the first successful Qualifying Acquisition of Canada’s “Third Generation” SPACs
  • Hudbay Minerals Inc. in connection with its $540 million hostile take-over bid for Augusta Resources Corp.

Private Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Dye & Durham Corporation in connection with its purchase of the assets of Cyberbahn and Marque d'or from Thomson Reuters Canada Limited
  • Searchlight Capital Partners in connection with its acquisition of M&M Meat Shops, Canada’s largest independent retailer of specialty frozen food
     
Education Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law (J.D., 2012)
Dalhousie University (B.A., Honours, 2008)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association

Year of Call

2013 Ontario