Mark Neighbor 

Mark Neighbor

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 604.691.7439
e: mark.neighbor@mcmillan.ca

overview

Mark Neighbor is a Principal in the firm's Vancouver office.  His practice is focused on corporate finance and general corporate and commercial matters.  Mark has particular experience in mergers and acquisitions (including asset and share purchase transactions) and listed company maintenance.  He regularly assists clients with the listing process on the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange through Qualifying Transactions, reverse takeovers and initial public offerings.

Representative Matters

Recent transactions include advising:

  • an industrial issuer with an IPO of shares and convertible debentures on the TSX Venture Exchange;
  • a US network marketing company with a listing on the TSX Venture Exchange by way of a Qualifying Transaction;
  • a TSX Venture Exchange listed mining company in connection with the negotiation of property option and royalty agreements;
  • a Toronto Stock Exchange listed mining company that was the target company of an acquisition by way of plan of arrangement;
  • a private company on the sale of automobile dealerships;
  • agents on numerous private and public offerings of securities; and
  • TSX Venture Exchange listed companies in numerous private placements.

Publications

CSA Publish Final Proxy Voting Protocols
Venture Issuers are Reminded to Consider Recent Regulatory Developments
CSA Publishes Final Report on Proxy Voting Infrastructure and Proposes Voting Protocols
Canadian Securities Regulators Propose Crowdfunding Exemption
OSC Introduces Four Proposed Prospectus Exemptions in Ontario
CSA Conducts Review of Proxy Voting Infrastructure
Amendments to Prospectus Rules on Marketing Public Offerings

News

West Fraser Completes the Acquisition of Gilman Building Products

Education

  • University of British Columbia, JD - 2008
  • University of British Columbia, MA (Asia Pacific Policy Studies) - 2008
  • University of British Columbia, BA - 2002

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2009

Practices

business law
capital markets
corporate finance
IPOs and alternative IPOs
stock exchange listings
public disclosures
corporate governance
mergers and acquisitions

Industries

mining
automotive
private equity - buyouts & venture capital investment

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Vancouver Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Member of the board of directors and organizing committee of the HoopLaw Society
  • Pro Bono legal counsel to the Children's Hearing and Speech Centre of BC
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Mark Neighbor is a Principal in the firm's Vancouver office.  His practice is focused on corporate finance and general corporate and commercial matters.  Mark has particular experience in mergers and acquisitions (including asset and share purchase transactions) and listed company maintenance.  He regularly assists clients with the listing process on the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange through Qualifying Transactions, reverse takeovers and initial public offerings.

Recent transactions include advising:

  • an industrial issuer with an IPO of shares and convertible debentures on the TSX Venture Exchange;
  • a US network marketing company with a listing on the TSX Venture Exchange by way of a Qualifying Transaction;
  • a TSX Venture Exchange listed mining company in connection with the negotiation of property option and royalty agreements;
  • a Toronto Stock Exchange listed mining company that was the target company of an acquisition by way of plan of arrangement;
  • a private company on the sale of automobile dealerships;
  • agents on numerous private and public offerings of securities; and
  • TSX Venture Exchange listed companies in numerous private placements.