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Adam Taylor is a partner in our Business Law Group in Toronto. He maintains a general corporate commercial practice.

Mr. Taylor regularly advises public and private companies in the areas of corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. He has broad experience with take-over bids, securities offerings (both public and private) and shareholder agreements. He also frequently advises issuers and underwriters on public and private corporate finance offerings.

Mr. Taylor has represented many large multinational corporations and has gained comprehensive experience in a number of different business sectors including mining and natural resource and technology.  He has practised at both leading Canadian and international law firms.

Mr. Taylor received his B.A. from McGill University in 1997 and his LL.B. from the University of Toronto in 2000.

Mr. Taylor was called to the Ontario bar in 2002. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • “Canada – Mining Market M&A in Canada: Expect Big Things in 2011”. Published in Euromoney’s International Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2011.

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

  • Canadian Counsel to Glencore plc on the sale of 9.99% stake in Glencore Agricultural Products to British Columbia Investment Management Corporation for an aggregate consideration of US$624.9 million;
  • Counsel to Glencore plc on the sale of a gold and silver stream in the Antapaccay mine in Peru to Franco-Nevada for US$500 million and certain ongoing payments;
  • Canadian Counsel to Glencore plc on the sale of 40% equity interest in Glencore Agricultural Products to Canada Pension Plan Investment Board for an aggregate consideration of US$2.5 billion;
  • Counsel to Glencore plc on the sale of a silver stream in the Antamina Mine in Peru to Silver Wheaton for US$900 million and certain ongoing payments;
  • Counsel to Viterra Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the largest oilseed-processing plant in eastern Canada from Malaysia’s Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd for C$190 million;
  • Counsel to Blue Water Bridge Authority in connection with its consent solicitation for its 6.41% Revenue Bonds, Series 2002-1 due 2027 and Series 2010-A; and
  • Counsel to Viterra Inc. in connection with a cash tender offer for its C$200,000,000 outstanding aggregate principal amount of 6.406% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2021.

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