Bob J. Wooder

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr
Vancouver, BC V7X 1L3
Phone: (604) 631-3330
Fax: (604) 631-3309
E-mail: [email protected]

Bob is a partner in the Blakes Securities Group. His practice focuses primarily on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. He advises public and private companies as well as financial institutions. Bob has extensive expertise in advising on takeover and issuer bids and private equity financings, and as independent counsel to boards of directors. Some of his recent transactions include advising Nevsun Resources in connection with the $1.4 billion hostile takeover bid by Lundin Mining which resulted in a friendly agreement with Zijin Mining Group to acquire Nevsun for $1.8 billion and acting for Equinox Gold in connection with its $1.5 billion merger with Leagold Mining. He has extensive experience advising on mergers & acquisitions, including advising Aurizon in connection with the hostile bid made by Alamos and advising a Special Committee of Alterra Power in connection with its $1.1 billion acquisition by Innergex Renewable Energy. He is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in all major legal directories and ranking publications.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (BC)
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