Jeffrey P. Gebert 

Jeffrey P. Gebert

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 647.943.8067
e: jeffrey.gebert@mcmillan.ca

overview

Jeff is a partner in the Capital Markets and M&A Group in the firm’s Toronto office. His practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate transactions. He has significant advisory experience in the cannabis, transportation, mining, natural resource, real estate, and technology sectors.

Prior to joining McMillan, Jeff worked as in-house legal counsel to a multinational transportation company. With his in-house background, Jeff takes a pragmatic approach to the practice of law. Prior to working in-house, Jeff practiced business law with another prominent national law firm.

Representative Matters

  • Advised on the Canadian elements of the acquisition and integration of an international courier delivery service company.
  • CCMP Capital Advisors, a U.S. private equity firm, in its acquisition of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. from companies owned by Eric Margolis, the Chairman of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd in January 2014.
  • TMX Group Limited in its $1 billion private placement of senior unsecured debentures in September 2013
  • Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited its successful completion of a $250,500,000 initial public offering of common shares and listing on the TSX. 
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in its successful C$5.1 billion offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Inmet Mining Corporation in April 2013.
  • A syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Dundee Securities Ltd. in its prospectus “bought deal” offering for total gross proceeds of $34,724,250 in September 2012.
  • IAMGOLD Corporation in the sale of its shares of IAMGOLD Ecuador S.A., which owned the Quimsacocha Project in Ecuador, in exchange for 150 million common shares, valued at approximately $16.5 million, along with concurrent equity offering in June 2012

Publications

Ontario Clarifies Cannabis Retail Rules
Liquid Alternatives Now a Reality
Alternative Mutual Funds Regime Scheduled to Come Into Force January 3, 2019
CSA Reinforces Position that Securities Laws Apply to Cryptocurrency Offerings, Confirms Regulatory Scrutiny for Industry Participants
Making "The Golden Years" Truly Golden - OSC Seniors Strategy Establishes Guideposts for Registrants to Tailor Services to Older Clientele

News

McMillan LLP Announces 13 Equity Partner & Partner Promotions
McMillan LLP named Top Canadian Law Firm at the 11th Annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards for second consecutive year

Practices

business law
capital markets
corporate finance
IPOs and alternative IPOs
mergers and acquisitions
private equity
cryptocurrency and blockchain

Industries

cannabis practice group
commercial real estate
energy
natural resources
oil and gas
transportation
trucking

Jeff is a partner in the Capital Markets and M&A Group in the firm’s Toronto office. His practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities and general corporate transactions. He has significant advisory experience in the cannabis, transportation, mining, natural resource, real estate, and technology sectors.

Prior to joining McMillan, Jeff worked as in-house legal counsel to a multinational transportation company. With his in-house background, Jeff takes a pragmatic approach to the practice of law. Prior to working in-house, Jeff practiced business law with another prominent national law firm.

  • Advised on the Canadian elements of the acquisition and integration of an international courier delivery service company.
  • CCMP Capital Advisors, a U.S. private equity firm, in its acquisition of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. from companies owned by Eric Margolis, the Chairman of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd in January 2014.
  • TMX Group Limited in its $1 billion private placement of senior unsecured debentures in September 2013
  • Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited its successful completion of a $250,500,000 initial public offering of common shares and listing on the TSX. 
  • First Quantum Minerals Ltd. in its successful C$5.1 billion offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Inmet Mining Corporation in April 2013.
  • A syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Dundee Securities Ltd. in its prospectus “bought deal” offering for total gross proceeds of $34,724,250 in September 2012.
  • IAMGOLD Corporation in the sale of its shares of IAMGOLD Ecuador S.A., which owned the Quimsacocha Project in Ecuador, in exchange for 150 million common shares, valued at approximately $16.5 million, along with concurrent equity offering in June 2012