John Anderson

John F. Anderson Partner

Representative Work
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • Lithium X Energy Corp. in its C$265M acquisition by NextView New Energy Lion Hong Kong Limited.
  • StarDyne Technologies Inc. in its sale to Vista Equity Partners' investee companies Aptean Software and PowerSchool Group in a private M&A transaction.
  • Goldrock Mines in its C$180M sale to Fortuna Silver Mines.
  • Ballard Power Systems in a C$28.3M strategic equity investment by Zhongshan Broad-Ocean Motor.
  • Endeavour Mining Corporation in its C$226M acquisition of True Gold Mining Inc.
  • Advantage Lithium Corp. in its joint venture on the Cauchari Project (acquisition of an initial 50% with option of 75%) and the acquisition of 100% interest in five other Argentine lithium brine properties from Orocobre Limited. 
  • Ballad Power Systems in its historic strategic collaboration with Weichai Power, which includes a US$163M equity investment in Ballard by Weichai, a US$20M equity investment in Ballard by Broad-Ocean (an existing Ballard strategic shareholder) and the establishment of a 50-50 joint venture between Ballard and Weichai that will undertake a US$90M program with Ballard to develop next-generation liquid-cooled PEM fuel cells for heavy-duty motive applications (buses, trucks & forklifts).
  • CEF Holdings in its C$30M strategic investment in Duluth Metals and in the subsequent privatization of Duluth Metals by Antofagasta.
  • CEF Holdings in its second financing package for NexGen Energy of US$110M. 
  • Korea Panama Mining Corporation in its US$199M acquisition of a 20% interest in Minera Panama SA from Inmet Mining Corporation.
  • Korea Resources Corporation in Capstone Mining's C$700M acquisition of Far West Mining, including a C$200M acquisition of a 30% interest in Far West Mining and its related C$175M purchase of an 11% interest in Capstone Mining.
  • Energy Metals Corporation in its $1.6B sale to Uranium One Inc.
  • UrAsia Energy Ltd. in its C$3.5B merger with sxr Uranium One.
  • Canfor Corporation in its creation of an approximately $900M Canfor Pulp Income Fund, and the conversion of Canfor Pulp to a corporation as a result of the change in tax laws.
  • Slocan Forest Products in its $900M sale to Canfor Corporation.
  • Mogo Finance Technology Inc. in its C$50M marketing collaboration with Postmedia Network.
  • Bardel Entertainment Inc. in its sale to Italy-based Rainbow S.r.l.
  • Ballard Power Systems Inc. in connection with a C$60-$100M Technology Development Agreement with Volkswagen AG.
  • Xantrex Technology Inc. in its C$500M acquisition by Schneider Electric.
  • Club Penguin in its US$700M sale to The Walt Disney Company.
  • Creo Inc. in its US$988M sale to Eastman Kodak Company.
  • The Hillman Companies Inc. in its C$103M acquisition of all issued and outstanding Class A common shares of H. Paulin & Co., Limited. by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Central 1 Credit Union in its acquisition of the assets of Credit Union Central of Ontario Limited to create a financial institution with $8B in assets.
  • American Capital Strategies in its US$411M acquisition of Western Inventory Services from OnCap.
  • Terasen Inc. in its C$6.9B sale to Kinder Morgan Inc.
  • Duke Energy Corporation in its $13.3B acquisition of Westcoast Energy.