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Fred Pletcher is Chair of BLG’s National Mining Group and a partner in its Securities and Capital Markets Group. Based in Vancouver, Fred focuses his practice on mining, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, securities and general corporate commercial work. He is recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas by the foremost legal rankings publications.
In the mining field, Fred acts for Canadian and international mining companies in connection with: acquisitions and dispositions of mines, development projects and exploration properties; options agreements; joint venture agreements; project finance; royalty, streaming, off-take and ore sales agreements; confidentiality agreements; tenure issues; permitting; and NI 43-101 reporting obligations. In the area of corporate finance, he acts for both issuers and underwriters in a wide variety of public debt and equity offerings and private placements, including: IPOs; cross-border and MJDS offerings; and income fund, REIT, structured and flow-through product offerings. In M&A transactions, Fred acts for acquirers, targets and special committees in connection with: friendly and unsolicited take-over bids; plans of arrangement and amalgamations; proxy fights; asset purchases and sales; and spin-offs. He also advises Canadian public companies, boards of directors and special committees on corporate governance matters and day-to-day securities compliance issues.